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Michael Schumacher’s Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Wagon Goes to Auction

When Michael Schumacher joined Mercedes GP Petronas Formula 1 Team back in 2010, one of the perks he got was a Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG wagon as a company car. He drove the car for seven months before it changed ownership in July of that same year. From then on, it changed hands two more times until the auction, which will be held at Bonhams on February 3. Based on the ad, the car has 152,000 km (94,450 mi) on its clock. The seller claims that it is in good technical, visual, and running condition. Its original parts have also been maintained to this date. According to the last owner who… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes F1 Awarded Titles, Wolff Eyes Mick Schumacher for the Team

The Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One team was just awarded the Constructors’ Championship while Lewis Hamilton got the coveted Drivers’ Championship. The team also expressed interest on Mick Schumacher, the son of seven-time F1 champion Michael Schumacher. After an admittedly grueling 2018 season, Mercedes star driver Hamilton received the two trophies from FIA, F1’s governing body, at a gala in St Petersburg, Russia. “We all had to raise our game, each and every member of our team,” Mercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff said. “Winning both titles is a testament to the incredibly hard work of the team,” he added. Out of the 21 races of this season, Mercedes F1 won 11… Continue Reading »

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Hamilton takes pole at Belgium, matches Schumacher record

Lewis Hamilton took pole position at the Belgian Grand Prix—his 68th—and in doing so, has tied the Michael Schumacher record for most poles in a career. Hamilton will start ahead of Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel, who headed into the mid-season break still leading the drivers’ championship race. After the race, F1 managing director Ross Brawn relayed a congratulatory message straight from the Schumacher family. “I think and pray for Michael all the time,” Hamilton said. “I’ve had the privilege of racing with him and always admired him and still do.” In order to achieve the pole position, Hamilton had to overcome a hurdle Mercedes had been facing all weekend. Ferrari… Continue Reading »

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Nico Rosberg Gets Two-Year Contract Extension with Mercedes F1 Team

Daimler announced that Nico Rosberg finally got his contract extension under its Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team. The company revealed that Mercedes and the German driver closed a two-extension in the latter’s contract. That means he will still be competing under the banner of the three-pointed star brand in the 2017 and 2018 F1 seasons. At the time of Rosberg’s signing. He was leading the 2016 F1 Driver Standings. However, the conclusion of the recent Hungarian Grand Prix drove him back to the second position of the rankings. He exchanged places with his teammate and reigning F1 World Champion  Lewis Hamilton after losing in the latest race. Currently, Hamilton is ahead… Continue Reading »

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Modified Mercedes-Benz SL Roadster Of Michael Schumacher Available For Sale

A 1986 Mercedes-Benz SL roadster was put up for sale with a price tag of around $334,000 or €300,000, as shown on a report from autoevolution.com. The price may appear too high, but this particular SL-Class has gone through the hands of AMG, which essentially increased its value. Another thing to consider is the fact that these changes were requested by racing legend Michael Schumacher. This particular 560SL now features a 6.0-liter V8 engine after AMG replaced its original engine. The new engine is the same one used on the 300E 6.0 facelift. It was also given a number of other modifications as requested by Schumacher. It seems this model… Continue Reading »

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Lewis Hamilton Reveals Future Plans in Formula One

When asked about his future plans in Formula One, Lewis Hamilton responded that he doesn’t see himself anywhere else other than with Mercedes. The recently crowned three-time F1 Drivers’ Champion said to BBC Sport that he is targeting a retirement from the race track within three or four years after his current contract ends. He hopes to be signed up with his team until that time comes. Quoting Hamilton’s interview, he stated, “I honestly can’t see myself anywhere else.” He added, “There was always that talk of driving another car, and I have done that—ticked that box off.” He further went on to say, “I don’t like to say never,… Continue Reading »

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Lewis Hamilton Can Become a Seven-Time World Champion

Lewis Hamilton has the potential to win more world championships in his Formula One career. According to former F1 driver Nigel Mansell in his interview featured in Sky Sports, the Briton could even break the seven world championship wins of Michael Schumacher during his career. Mansell admitted that he was a big fan of Hamilton. In his assessment, the reigning world title holder is doing an outstanding job. He said that with the help of Mercedes, the 30-year old driver could exceed the record held by Schumacher. The F1 legend added that Mercedes is a powerful force in the sport nowadays, which could really propel Hamilton to greater heights. However, Mansell noted… Continue Reading »

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