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Lewis Hamilton Drops in the 2018 F1 Driver Standings

Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes AMG Petronas only finished fifth on the recent Formula One Canadian Grand Prix while his partner Valtteri Bottas got the second place. Sebastian Vettel of Scuderia Ferrari took the lead going to the finish line in the event. As a result, the leading driver of the reds had overtaken the Silver Arrows’ lead driver by merely one point in the F1 Driver Standings. The failure of Hamilton to win in Montreal was caused by an overheating in the engine when his team decided to use an old power unit. The upgraded engine was set aside due to reliability concerns. The issue sprouted intermittent losses of power… Continue Reading »

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Lewis Hamilton Talks About Mercedes Transfer of Daniel Ricciardo

The contract of Daniel Ricciardo with Red Bull is ending this year. This fueled rumors that he might move to either Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One team or Scuderia Ferrari F1 team for the 2019 season. Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton shared his thoughts on the potential move of his rival. In the interview of Hamilton with BBC Sport, he said that Mercedes is an unlikely choice for Ricciardo. The Briton also mentioned that he believes the future of the Aussie driver is with Red Bull. “There is only Ferrari and Mercedes he could consider—but it is unlikely he is coming here,” the 2017 F1 champion stated. Hamilton’s contract with Mercedes… Continue Reading »

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Nico Rosberg Drives Around Monaco In 1955 Mercedes 300SL Gullwing

How nice is the life of a former Formula One champ? So nice that Nico Rosberg is cruising around the scenic and picturesque city of Monaco in his very own 1955 Mercedes 300SL Gullwing. The German-Finish lad is currently piloting Mercedes cars around the world’s most famous circuits. More than being a world-famous race car driver, Rosberg is also a classic car fanatic. One of the classic cars he owns is the 1955 Gullwing, a gorgeous dream of a car that requires a special driver to handle her. Rosberg is special enough, and generous enough to capture his drive around Monaco and share it with us, mere mortals. We’d rather… Continue Reading »

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Is Nico Rosberg Going Back to F1?

After a roller coaster 2016 season in Formula One, Nico Rosberg finally got his World Championship. However, just after winning the big one, he surprised everyone when he announced his retirement from the sport. Currently, Rosberg is still in his prime. At 32 years of age, he still has a lot ahead of him. So, many are wondering if he would one day return to the sport that defined his career. According to Daily Star‘s interview with Rob Wilson, the former trainer of Rosberg, the 2016 champ isn’t finished with the sport yet. He said that his former protege is getting more active in Formula 1 now. Wilson didn’t tell… Continue Reading »

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Lewis Hamilton Wins F1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2018

Lewis Hamilton bags the win at the Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2018. The victory takes him to the lead in the drivers’ rankings. After Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel got the pole position in the qualifying last Saturday, it looked like he was poised to emerge triumphant again. However, the chaos that unfolded during the race allowed Hamilton to take the lead all the way to the finish line. All hell broke loose from start to finish that eventually saw the two Red Bull cars whack each other at Lap 40, which reportedly made their boss Christian Horner furious. Even the safety car was not spared as Haas F1’s Romain Grosjean crashed… Continue Reading »

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Nico Rosberg is Confident that Lewis Hamilton Will Bounce Back

It has been a bad start for four-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton this year. However, Nico Rosberg still believes that his former teammate in Mercedes F1 will recover from his failure to win any Grand Prix in the 2018 F1 season. Rosberg said this period is just one of the four-time champion’s “typical phases.” He explained to BBC that when things don’t go perfectly, Hamilton tends to lose his edge a bit, which causes him to struggle for a while. The former champ warned the rivals of Mercedes F1 to maximize those races because Hamilton always comes back from such instances. Rosberg stated that when Hamilton comes back, he… Continue Reading »

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What Went Wrong with Mercedes at the F1 Chinese GP

“We just need to get our act together,” Mercedes AMG Petronas team boss Toto Wolff said in the aftermath of the Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix last Sunday. This was following their loss due to Red Bull’s strategy, which resulted in Daniel Ricciardo winning the race. Near the end of the F1 Chinese GP, Valtteri Bottas appeared to be gunning for the win, but the decision of Red Bull to pit for fresh, soft tires eventually paid off for Ricciardo. It looked as if Mercedes was about get back to its winning ways at Lap 32 when the Safety Car was deployed following the two Toro Rosso cars colliding to… Continue Reading »

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