Mercedes

Mercedes would be "foolish" not to expect repeat of F1 tyre issues

Mercedes would be "foolish" to not expect a repeat of the tyre blistering issues seen last Sunday at Silverstone that led to its first defeat of the Formula 1 season

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2 hours ago, Autosport, Mercedes

Mercedes would be "foolish" not to expect repeat of tyre issues

Mercedes would be "foolish" not to expect repeat of tyre issues

After dominating in qualifying for the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix, Mercedes struggled with severe blistering on its rear tyres through the race amid high track temperatures.Both Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas reported recurring issues through the race as they suffered on the softer compound tyres...

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3 hours ago, Motorsport.com, Mercedes

Verstappen hunting in Spain, Mercedes beware

On Sunday, Max Verstappen returns to the scene of his historic first Formula 1 victory in Spain, hoping to pile more pressure on Formula 1 world championship leader Lewis Hamilton after beating the Mercedes duo at Silverstone last Sunday.The 22-year-old Red Bull driver has stood on the podium at the...

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5 hours ago, Grand Prix 247, Mercedes

Why Mercedes gets uncomfortable when the pressure goes up

Why Mercedes gets uncomfortable when the pressure goes up

Tyre performance continues to be one of Mercedes’ few weak points and, while it largely cured that issue through the Hybrid-turbo era, there have been occasions where it has caused problems. Leading up to the 70th Anniversary race, the left-front wear problems in the British GP that led to failures on...

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16 hours ago, Motorsport.com, Mercedes

Mercedes: Tyre issues could occur again in Spain

Mercedes’ problems with tyre overheating could affect its cars again this weekend at the Spanish Grand Prix, warns trackside engineering director Andrew Shovlin.Winner of the first four races of the 2020 Formula 1 season, including the first of two races at Silverstone a week ago, the second leg...

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22 hours ago, Grand Prix 247, Mercedes

Horner: Mercedes vulnerable if you put the pressure on

In the years since 2014, Mercedes have not had many weaknesses but one that will stand out, when looking back on this period, is that when the mighty team is put under unexpected pressure they can be left wanting and are at their most vulnerable.Be it strategy, be it conservatism, be it whatever –...

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1 day ago, Grand Prix 247, Mercedes

Horner: Mercedes could be guilty in Racing Point case

Horner: Mercedes could be guilty in Racing Point case

Racing Point was fined €400,000 and docked 15 world championship points in a decision issued by the FIA stewards on Friday, but is allowed to use the contentious ducts for the rest of the 2020 season. However the team will receive reprimands every time it races with the ducts, as was the case after the...

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1 day ago, Motorsport.com, Mercedes, Racing Point

Mercedes could be guilty in F1 brake duct case, says Red Bull's Horner

Red Bull Formula 1 boss Christian Horner says Mercedes could be a guilty party in the Racing Point brake duct case set to go to the International Court of Appeals

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1 day ago, Autosport, Mercedes, Red Bull Racing

Jolyon Palmer column: Max Verstappen emerging as Lewis Hamilton's heir apparent

Red Bull's Max Verstappen is emerging as Lewis Hamilton's heir apparent after victory at the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix, writes Jolyon Palmer.

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1 day ago, BBC Sport, Mercedes, Red Bull Racing

"No bad blood" between McLaren and Mercedes over Racing Point F1 copy case

McLaren Formula 1 team principal Andreas Seidl says there is no "bad blood" with Mercedes despite holding opposing views of the Racing Point brake ducts controversy

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2 days ago, Autosport, Mercedes, McLaren, Racing Point

Mercedes: "Element of urgency" to solve tyre issues before Spanish GP

Mercedes chief race engineer Andrew Shovlin admits that there's an "element of urgency" in the team's need to address its tyre blistering problems ahead of Formula 1's Spanish Grand Prix

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2 days ago, Autosport, Mercedes

No "bad blood" between McLaren and Mercedes over Racing Point

No "bad blood" between McLaren and Mercedes over Racing Point

Racing Point was docked 15 points in the constructors' championship and handed a €400,000 fine after it was judged to have used an illegal method to design its rear brake ducts.Racing Point is permitted to still use the brake ducts - deemed to be a close copy of Mercedes' 2019 design - for the rest of...

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2 days ago, Motorsport.com, Mercedes, McLaren, Racing Point

Mercedes now in F1 title fight with Verstappen, says Wolff

Mercedes Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff believes his drivers Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas are now in a title fight against Red Bull and Max Verstappen

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2 days ago, Autosport, Mercedes

Wolff “happy to go to court” as Horner calls for FIA to examine Mercedes’ role in Racing Point case | 2020 70th Anniversary Grand Prix

Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff says he has no concerns over any examination of Mercedes' role in the Racing Point legality row.

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2 days ago, F1 Fanatic, Mercedes, Racing Point

Verstappen at his irrepressible best as tyres trip Mercedes | 2020 70th Anniversary Grand Prix review

Max Verstappen capitalised on Mercedes' unexpected tyre problems at Silverstone to score a surprise victory and overtake Valtteri Bottas as the closest challenger to Lewis Hamilton.

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2 days ago, F1 Fanatic, Mercedes

Hulkenberg was Mercedes' next choice after Hamilton for 2013

Hulkenberg was Mercedes' next choice after Hamilton for 2013

Hulkenberg made his F1 race comeback at Silverstone on Sunday, deputising for Sergio Perez at Racing Point after the Mexican driver tested positive for COVID-19.After an issue prevented him from taking the start of the British Grand Prix one week earlier, Hulkenberg qualified an impressive third for...

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2 days ago, Motorsport.com, Mercedes

Hulkenberg was Mercedes F1's next choice after Hamilton for 2013

Nico Hulkenberg was Mercedes' second choice to join the team for the 2013 Formula 1 season had it not signed Lewis Hamilton, Ross Brawn has revealed

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2 days ago, Autosport, Mercedes

Mercedes seek urgent tyre blistering fix to avoid “looking silly” in Spain | 2020 70th Anniversary Grand Prix

Mercedes' trackside engineering director Andrew Shovlin says the team will work urgently on the tyre problems it discovered yesterday to avoid a repeat in this weekend's Spanish Grand Prix.

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2 days ago, F1 Fanatic, Mercedes

Hulkenberg was Mercedes’ second choice for Hamilton’s seat – Brawn | 2020 F1 season

Nico Hulkenberg was Mercedes' second choice after Lewis Hamilton to join the team seven years ago, Ross Brawn has revealed.

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3 days ago, F1 Fanatic, Mercedes

Toto Wolff challenges rivals to protest against Mercedes over Racing Point row

Toto Wolff challenges rivals to lodge a protest if they believe Mercedes have broken the rules in the Racing Point 'copying' controversy.

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3 days ago, BBC Sport, Mercedes, Racing Point

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