• September 21, 2021

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Hamilton takes controversial eighth British GP home win

Hamilton takes controversial eighth British GP home win

Lewis Hamilton won his home British Grand Prix for a record-extending eighth time on Sunday despite a 10-second penalty for a controversial first lap collision that sent Red Bull rival Max Verstappen crashing out of…

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Toto Wolff: F1 title now against the odds for Mercedes

Toto Wolff: F1 title now against the odds for Mercedes

Formula One champions Mercedes are fighting against the odds now in their title battle with Red Bull, team boss Toto Wolff stated after Sunday’s Austrian Grand Prix dealt a fifth successive defeat. Once-dominant Mercedes started…

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No Mercedes upgrades in the pipeline for Lewis Hamilton

No Mercedes upgrades in the pipeline for Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton needs a quicker car to take the fight to Formula One leaders Red Bull but the seven times world champion’s Mercedes team made clear on Sunday that no developments were planned. As Red…

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Verstappen wins in Monaco after Leclerc fails to make the start

Verstappen wins in Monaco after Leclerc fails to make the start

Max Verstappen went to the top of the drivers’ championship with victory at the Monaco Grand Prix after Charles Leclerc, who took pole position in qualifying, failed to make the start of the race. Verstappen’s triumph…

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Hamilton fights back to beat Verstappen in Spain

Hamilton fights back to beat Verstappen in Spain

Lewis Hamilton defeated Max Verstappen in a thrilling duel to gain the Spanish Grand Prix and increase his championship lead over his top rival on Sunday. Verstappen’s Red Bull edged the pole-sitting Hamilton to the…

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Lewis Hamilton wins Portuguese Grand Prix after spectacular overtakes

Lewis Hamilton wins Portuguese Grand Prix after spectacular overtakes

Lewis Hamilton fought back to pass both Valtteri Bottas and Max Verstappen for a brilliant triumph in the Portuguese Grand Prix. The seven-time champion fell to third as Verstappen’s Red Bull overtook him at a…

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McLaren fires up new Mercedes engine for first time

McLaren fires up new Mercedes engine for first time

McLaren has fired up its new Mercedes Formula One engine for the first time. McLaren and Mercedes have rekindled their former partnership for 2021 and beyond. McLaren ran Renault engines from 2018 until last year.…

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Williams expands technical deal with Mercedes

Williams expands technical deal with Mercedes

Mercedes has expanded its technical relationship with Williams to include the supply of gearboxes and hydraulics from 2022 onward. Mercedes has supplied the British team with engines since 2014, but will extend the deal next…

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Sergio Perez claims first F1 victory

Sergio Perez claims first F1 victory

Sergio Perez stated he felt like he was dreaming after claiming an astonishing first Formula One victory at the Sakhir Grand Prix. Having dropped to last position on the first lap after contact with Ferrari’s Charles…

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Russell replaces Hamilton at Mercedes for Sakhir GP

Russell replaces Hamilton at Mercedes for Sakhir GP

Williams driver George Russell will substitute Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes for this weekend’s Sakhir Grand Prix after Hamilton tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday. Williams, which is an engine customer of Mercedes, agreed to release…

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Formula One superstar Lewis Hamilton tests positive for COVID-19

Formula One superstar Lewis Hamilton tests positive for COVID-19

Seven-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss this weekend’s Sakhir Grand Prix. The Mercedes team said in a statement Tuesday that Hamilton was tested three times last week and returned a negative…

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Hamilton: No guarantee I’ll stay in F1 next year

Hamilton: No guarantee I’ll stay in F1 next year

Lewis Hamilton has indicated that he still has doubts over whether to continue in Formula One next year amid ongoing indecision about the role of Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff beyond the end of this…

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British GP proved Mercedes isn’t unbeatable

British GP proved Mercedes isn’t unbeatable

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff considers the double tyre failure it suffered at the British Grand Prix proves why it is wrong to assume his team will walk away with the 2020 championship. Lewis Hamilton managed…

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Hamilton wins Hungarian Grand Prix

Hamilton wins Hungarian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton delivered one of the most crushing triumphs in recent Formula One history – and then called on his under-performing rivals to increase their game so he does not cruise to a seventh world…

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F1 serves up an instant classic on long-awaited return to action

F1 serves up an instant classic on long-awaited return to action

The Austrian Grand Prix was the perfect way for F1 to return after the long hiatus caused by the coronavirus pandemic. What at one point looked like being a fairly routine contest for victory between the…

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Mercedes targets upgrades for season opener

Mercedes targets upgrades for season opener

Mercedes is targeting to bring some updates for the W11 Formula 1 car to the opening round of the delayed 2020 season in Austria next month. After launching its new W11 car in February, Mercedes…

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Bottas confident Vettel won’t replace him

Bottas confident Vettel won’t replace him

Valtteri Bottas says he has been told not to worry about Sebastian Vettel taking his place at Mercedes next year. Bottas has driven for Mercedes since the start of 2017 but, like teammate Lewis Hamilton,…

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Mercedes to complete private Silverstone test ahead of return to racing

Mercedes to complete private Silverstone test ahead of return to racing

Mercedes has arranged two days of private testing for its drivers at Silverstone next week as the team aims to prepare for Formula One’s return to racing next month. Race drivers Valtteri Bottas and Lewis…

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Hamilton denies Ferrari speculation

Hamilton denies Ferrari speculation

Six times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has denied talk of a ‘dream move’ to Ferrari being dashed, saying he was already with his dream team at Mercedes and not seeking to exit. The…

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F1 teams look to supply ventilators for coronavirus

F1 teams look to supply ventilators for coronavirus

Four Formula One teams, including world champions Mercedes, are mobilising to help with the production of 20,000 ventilators that will be vital over coming weeks by patients with severe coronavirus symptoms. Mercedes, McLaren, Red Bull…

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Kimi Raikkonen with late surge but Merc cause stir

Kimi Raikkonen with late surge but Merc cause stir

Kimi Raikkonen put Alfa Romeo on top of F1’s second day of testing as 2020’s expected frontrunners took a back seat on the timesheet. But Mercedes, Day One’s pacesetters, still made the biggest headlines of…

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Hamilton-Mercedes remains an “obvious pairing” says Wolff

Hamilton-Mercedes remains an “obvious pairing” says Wolff

Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff considers Mercedes will always be able to attract the fastest drivers as long as it is producing the best car on the grid. With testing for the new Formula One…