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Safety, Video »

[19 Mar 2013 | No Comment | 1,647 views]
Hamilton versus Rosberg and Seatbelts

In the first of a series of Grand Prix Insights, Mercedes AMG engineer Aldo Costa demonstrates seatbelt technology. Meanwhile, Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg go head-to-head in a friendly competition to settle the question: “who really is faster?” although a stewards inquiry may be in order.

Headline, Testing »

[3 Mar 2013 | 2 Comments | 10,050 views]
Testing Fact File: Second Barcelona Test

Round-up of the final test at the Circuit de Catalunya before the teams head to the Australian Grand Prix. Mercedes set the pace on the final two days, Nico Rosberg putting in the fastest lap of the week. The team was also the busiest, putting in 481 laps, underlining their reliability, but how reflective of the running order will the timesheets prove to be?

German GP, Headline, Qualifying »

[21 Jul 2012 | 4 Comments | 4,018 views]
Stats from Hockenheim Qualifying

Changeable weather conditions always seem to produce exciting qualifying sessions and Hockenheim qualifying was to prove no exception. Oddly, a different tyre type was needed in each session with mediums in Q1, intermediates in Q2 and full wets in Q3 as the track became progressively wetter. Once again it was Jean-Eric Vergne who fell foul of the first cut-off, failing to progress beyond the first session for the sixth time this season, just five hundredth’s of a second behind Michael Schumacher in 17th…

Bahrain, Free Practice Report, Headline »

[21 Apr 2012 | No Comment | 1,268 views]
Formula One Hits Bahrain

Momentum seems to be in Nico Rosberg’s favour at the moment as, following his maiden pole position and victory in China last week, he set the fastest time of the day during Bahrain free practice. After a quiet first practice were teams appeared to be concentrating on cleaning the track as much as anything, the second session came to life with Rosberg’s 1 minute 32.816 the headline lap…

Chinese GP, Headline, Race Reaction »

[15 Apr 2012 | One Comment | 1,425 views]
Rosberg’s Shanghai Surprise

What was that about tyre degradation? Mercedes defied expectations by dominating the Chinese Grand Prix and providing Rosberg junior with his first Grand Prix victory – the first for the Mercedes’ works team since Fangio dominated the 1955 season. Behind him, Sebastian Vettel slipped from second to fifth in the closing laps as Jenson Button took second and Lewis Hamilton completed the podium for the third race in a row.

Chinese GP, Headline, Qualifying »

[14 Apr 2012 | 2 Comments | 1,771 views]
Maiden Pole for Rosberg in China

Nico Rosberg flew to his, and the modern incarnation of Mercedes’, first ever pole in Shanghai with a blistering 1 minute 35.121s. Lewis Hamilton went second fastest, half a second adrift although he aborted his final run on fresh tyres after it was clear he wouldn’t improve his position…