SEND US A TIP

Category Archives: Formula 1

Latest Mercedes-Benz News

Mercedes During the F1 Summer Break

Formula 1 is currently having is summer break. Currently, the Mercedes AMG Petronas team is leading the 2018 season of the sport in both the Drivers and Constructors Standings. Let’s see the latest happenings within the team as they approach the Belgian Grand Prix on August 26. Lauda is Recovering Three-time F1 champion and Mercedes non-executive chairman Niki Lauda caught a flu while on a holiday in Ibiza, which later developed into pneumonia and a “severe lung disease”. Lauda’s worsening condition resulted into an operation that required a fresh pair of lung transplants. Mercedes executive director Toto Wolff said that Lauda is already recovering after his treatment in Austria. The… Continue Reading »

0

Mercedes Widens Gap with Ferrari in F1 Driver and Constructor Standings

The Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula 1 team just gained more breathing room following their win at the 2018 Hungarian Grand Prix. The victory widened the gap between Lewis Hamilton and Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel in the Driver Standings. The performances of the Briton and his teammate, Valtteri Bottas, also allowed them to maintain the leverage of their team in the Constructor Standings. Hamilton is now ahead of his rival by 24 points with a total of 213 points in his scorecard. On the other hand, Vettel is trailing behind with an overall score of 189 points. Meanwhile, the difference between Mercedes and Ferrari in the Constructors is only 10 points with… Continue Reading »

0

Toto Wolff Expresses Sympathy with Ferrari Over the Condition of Sergio Marchionne

Toto Wolff, Mercedes AMG Petronas owner and executive director, said that his thoughts were with Sergio Marchionne, Scuderia Ferrari president and chief executive officer, and his family. The Ferrari boss unexpectedly stepped down from his position on Saturday night citing illness as a reason. “Even in the joy of victory, our thoughts also remain with Sergio Marchionne and his family. Although we are rivals on the track, we are friends off it and we were saddened to hear the news of his illness,” Wolff told Sky Sports on Sunday night. The Mercedes boss added that he also felt bad about the crash that cost Sebastian Vettel’s victory at the Formula… Continue Reading »

0

Lewis Hamilton Takes the Lead in the German GP

Mercedes AMG Petronas’ Lewis Hamilton just finished the Formula One German Grand Prix in an impressive fashion. The Briton is once again on top of the Drivers’ Standings after his rival Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari was taken out of the race. Hamilton stormed the lead after a frustrating qualifying last Saturday. He went from the 14th place of the grid to the checkered flag in a dramatic race. Vettel appeared to be gunning for the win again, but with only 15 laps remaining, his car suffered a crash. The German driver was poised to win the event when his teammate Kimi Raikkonen was given instructions over the radio to let… Continue Reading »

0

Mercedes F1 Team Admits Many Mistakes Have Been Made

The pressure is still on Mercedes AMG Petronas’ shoulders as its biggest rival, Scuderia Ferrari, is still leading the scorecards in Formula One both in the drivers’ and constructors’ standings. Mercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff admitted that his team’s “own mistakes” had set them back going to the July 22, 2018, race at the Hockenheimring in Germany. In Wolff’s interview with BBC Sport, he said, “We didn’t score as many points in the triple-header as we had hoped for.” He added, “A lot of that was down to our own mistakes.” It should be noted that the last win of Mercedes F1 going to the German Grand Prix was in… Continue Reading »

0

Is Ferrari Sabotaging Mercedes in Formula 1?

Mercedes AMG Petronas recently addressed the issues regarding their first lap collisions with Scuderia Ferrari in Formula 1. A key figure within Mercedes F1 said that the incidents were either deliberate or a result of incompetence on the side of Ferrari F1. Last Sunday’s British Grand Prix, Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel extended his lead in the F1 Driver Standings over Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton by 8 points. The latest race resulted to a 20-point lead by Ferrari against Mercedes in the Constructor Standings as well. Hamilton suffered from a collision with Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen during the first lap of the race. The ace of Mercedes eventually recovered from the mishap and finished… Continue Reading »

0

Vettel wins 2018 British Grand Prix; Hamilton second

Mercedes could not get a home race win at the 2018 British Grand Prix. At least, the fans wound up seeing one of the more memorable racing battles in recent memory. While chasing the race win, Mercedes and Ferrari were mixed up in the top four spots. Sebastian Vettel waited patiently for his shot, and made his opportunity count. The Ferrari overtook then-leader Valtteri Bottas in lap 47 and never looked back. A few laps later, Bottas slid wide after relinquishing P3 to Kimi Raikkonen, paving the way for a podium finish for both Ferrari cars. Lewis Hamilton, who started from pole position, could not do much sandwiched between them…. Continue Reading »

0

Login to your account

Can't remember your Password ?

Register for this site!