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Lewis Hamilton Wanted To Keep Valtteri Bottas Over George Russell In Mercedes F1

A simmering conflict is beginning to brew in the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula 1 team, pitting its two British racing talents against each other. Lewis Hamilton and George Russell, both recently re-signed with Mercedes until 2025, are experiencing mounting tensions. It was also revealed that the seven-time world champion was reluctant about the decision of his team to let go of Valtteri Bottas for the 2022 F1 season. Vision for Stability by Lewis Hamilton According to former F1 team manager Peter Windsor, Lewis Hamilton had expressed a desire to maintain stability within the Mercedes team by retaining Valtteri Bottas. This preference, not rooted in a personal level but in team harmony,… Continue Reading »


Mercedes Prepares For A Challenging Japanese GP Race As They Start From P7 And P8

In preparation for the 2023 Japanese Grand Prix in Suzuka, Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula 1 team revealed their strategic insights and outlook. With Lewis Hamilton and George Russell in the fourth row of the starting grid at P7 and P8, respectively, the group will have a lot of catching up to do with the frontrunners from Red Bull, McLaren, and Ferrari on Sunday’s Japanese GP. Analyzing Friday’s Setback During Friday’s practice sessions, Mercedes faced challenges that seemed to foreshadow a challenging weekend during the Japanese GP. Their car struggled with rear-end grip, resulting in a suboptimal performance. However, Trackside Engineering Director Andrew Shovlin noted in an interview that these struggles were… Continue Reading »


George Russell Reflects While Toto Wolff Provides Wise Perspective At The Singapore GP Fallout

In the wake of the 2023 Singapore Grand Prix, the emotion of George Russell ran high as he grappled with the aftermath of a heart-wrenching mistake that shattered his hopes of securing Mercedes F1’s first win of the season. The 25-year-old driver, who had demonstrated exceptional form throughout the weekend, found himself in a nail-biting pursuit of victory, only to see it unravel in a millimeter lapse of concentration. Regret and Self-Reflection of George Russell George Russell expressed deep regret for his late-race mishap, acknowledging that he felt as though he had let both himself and the team down. He revealed that he believed victory was tantalizingly within reach, with… Continue Reading »


Lewis Hamilton Finishes On The Podium At Singapore GP

The 2023 Formula 1 World Championship witnessed an exhilarating showdown at the Singapore Grand Prix, with Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz emerging victorious in an event that kept fans on the edge of their seats. This 15th round of the championship proved to be a game-changer as Red Bull’s winning streak came to an unexpected halt. Meanwhile, Lewis Hamilton was able to grab the podium scoring significant points for his team despite George Russell being on the receiving end of an unfortunate accident that took him out of the race. The Rollercoaster Race As the lights went out in Singapore, the Mercedes F1 team faced a challenging race, with both Lewis Hamilton… Continue Reading »


Navigating The Opportunities And Challenges For Mercedes F1 At The Singapore GP

As the Formula 1 season progresses, teams find themselves in various scenarios at different tracks. The Singapore Grand Prix, known for its unique challenges, presents both opportunities and hurdles for Mercedes F1. Here’s a quick dive into the possible advantages and challenges that the Mercedes F1 team may face in the upcoming Marina Bay Street Circuit race. Advantages 1. Strategic Prowess The Marina Bay Street Circuit is notorious for its limited overtaking opportunities. Mercedes’ strategic brilliance, often demonstrated through effective pit stops and tire management, could give them an edge. This tactical prowess can make a significant difference in securing a strong result. 2. High Downforce Setup Unlike some tracks… Continue Reading »


Toto Wolff’s Optimism Soars As The Singapore GP Nears

As the Formula One season charges ahead, Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team Principal Toto Wolff brims with optimism as he looks ahead to the upcoming Singapore Grand Prix. This iconic night race on the Marina Bay Street Circuit presents a distinctive set of challenges for teams and drivers alike. The insights into Wolff’s mindset reveal his unwavering confidence despite the unpredictable nature of the sport and the venue of the Singapore GP. Adapting to the Marina Bay Circuit According to Wolff’s statement featured on the Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 website, the Marina Bay Street Circuit has undergone subtle changes in its layout this year, promising a more flowing and tire-friendly lap. He… Continue Reading »


Toto Wolff Reveals The Delay Behind Lewis Hamilton’s Contract Renewal

The recent announcement of Lewis Hamilton’s contract extension with Mercedes was met with both relief and anticipation in the Formula 1 community. However, it took far longer to finalize than many had expected. Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff shed light on the reasons behind the delay in renewing the seven-time world champion’s contract. Minor Hurdles on the Path While fans and pundits speculated about the future of Hamilton’s F1 career, with some even suggesting that he’s moving to Ferrari, Wolff revealed to that the major terms of the contract were agreed upon sometime in June and July. Contrary to the rumors, the hold-up was not due to any significant… Continue Reading »


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