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[F1] Mercedes Needs to Manage ‘Growing Gap’ in Standings

If the 2013 Spanish Grand Prix was anything to go by, it would seem that the Mercedes AMG Petronas team still lacks something significant in order to turn solid practices and great qualifying performance into actual race wins and a good amount of championship points. Nico Rosberg noted the ‘growing gap’ between the Silver Arrows and the top three teams [Red Bull, Ferrari, Lotus]. True enough, despite a sixth-place finish for Rosberg in the last round, Mercedes trails Lotus by 39 points. Rosberg added that the team simply “didn’t have the pace” as the top cars in the Spanish GP. “We have a very quick car but we have to… Continue Reading »


Nico Rosberg Does 148 Laps in Day 3 of Jerez Testing

Nico Rosberg took the F1 W04 out for a whopping 148 laps in the third day of F1 preseason testing in Jerez, Spain, covering some 655 kilometers in the 4.428-kilometer track and clocking a 1:18.766 for his best lap time of the day. “I’m very happy with today and I think it was probably a personal record for me to do almost 150 laps,” Rosberg said. “I’ve never been so well prepared physically as I am this season; I feel on top form and it was no problem to complete the programme. “In terms of driving the car, I have a good feeling, I can push it and feel comfortable –… Continue Reading »


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