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Mercedes Investigates the Engine Problem of Nico Rosberg

It seems the gremlins are at work again. In the recent qualifying race of Formula One for the Italian Grand Prix, the position of Nico Rosberg was compromised due to an engine trouble. According to Autosport, Toto Wolff said the incident remains “a big question mark” for Mercedes-AMG Petronas team. Rosberg had to revert to an engine with their previous mechanical specifications due to this unfortunate event. As a result, it only allowed him to finish fourth behind their contenders from Ferrari. It should be noted that Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel are set to start second and third, respectively, in the Italian GP after the mysterious issue with the engine of the German Mercedes… Continue Reading »


Red Bull Exiting From Renault Engine Deal in 2016 in Favor of Mercedes

From consistently complaining about the continuous dominance of Mercedes-AMG Petronas in Formula One, Infinity Red Bull Racing might split up after the 2015 season. Early last month, it was revealed that Red Bull was considering a switch to the winning engine, that is going for Mercedes-AMG power units for its race cars. New reports from sporting websites say it is definitely happening. Mercedes remained officially mum on the matter though when the rumors leaked out, except for some hints from the personal interviews of the team boss Toto Wolff and its non-executive chairman Niki Lauda. Red Bull declined commenting on the subject too. Lauda immediately downplayed the possibility of the… Continue Reading »


F1 Mercedes-AMG Petronas Chief Demands Focus From Drivers

It’s nearly a month since the Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix concluded. But no one in Mercedes-AMG Petronas was happy about how it ended. The event displayed Mercedes at its weakest this season. Lewis Hamilton finished sixth while Nico Rosberg came in eighth after a series of troubles encountered by each driver from the start up to the middle of the race. Thus, Toto Wolff called for more focus from its drivers in order to ensure their grip on the lead. With nine more races to go and the vulnerability displayed by the team last race, tension is running high. Wolff believes they could still lose if their drivers relax… Continue Reading »


Mercedes Analyzes the Problems in Hungaroring

After a disappointing performance at the Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix, Mercedes-AMG Petronas conducted a thorough analysis of the event to determine its flaws. It should be noted that none of the team’s drivers even managed to land on the podium at the conclusion of the race. The best position they snatched was the sixth place through Lewis Hamilton while Nico Rosberg fell on the eighth. It was certainly a very unusual situation for Mercedes. According to the interview of Toto Wolff with Autosport, he identified several angles that have contributed to their worst performance so far this F1 season. The motorsport director of Mercedes revealed the following observations: Right… Continue Reading »


FIA: No More Dummy Pit Stops in Formula One

The Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) warned teams in Formula One that it will no longer allow dummy pit stops in the sport. The governing body of F1 said it is against the rules, and anyone who will be employing it in the future will face sanctions. It was clear that the statement of the organization was obviously triggered by the play made by Mercedes-AMG Petronas during the British Grand Prix. The team employed the tactic during the end of lap 14 while it was running head-to-head with Williams. Viewers could see that the crew of Mercedes suddenly rushed to the scene appearing to be in anticipation of a pit… Continue Reading »


Red Bull Continues to Whine Over Mercedes’ Formula One Dominance

The Formula One season just started but everyone is hearing Red Bull whine over the dominance of Mercedes-AMG Petronas again. It came to a point wherein Toto Wolff already got irritated. “Get your f*****g head down and work to sort it out,” told the annoyed Motorsport director of Mercedes to their rival. Wolff was quick to clear out that the “F” word was not intended for the Red Bull boss though,. It should be noted that Christian Horner, Helmut Marko, and Daniel Ricciardo have been singing the same tune over and over again about how the interest in the sport would wane if the FIA does not come up with ways to level… Continue Reading »


Team Williams Confidently Reveals New F1 Car

Formula One team Williams Martini Racing just revealed its ace for the 2015 F1 season. The British team was the first to unveil its new car for this year. The new car, now called the FW37, sports some aerodynamic enhancements particularly evident in the nose of the unit. The race car does, however, retain its carbon fiber monocoque structure. The architecture of the suspension also remains the same. Meanwhile, its wheels are forged magnesium materials from RAYS. Then, AP Racing developed the brakes. Powering up the FW37 is a 1.6-liter Mercedes-AMG V6 engine. It functions in conjunction with two motor generators. One generator is located at the main driveline, and the… Continue Reading »


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