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Lauda says Mercedes hopes hinge on Vettel DNF Niki Lauda…

Lauda says Mercedes hopes hinge on Vettel DNF

Niki Lauda believes that his Mercedes team cannot win the 2017 Formula 1 world championship unless Sebastian Vettel fails to finish at least one of the 14 remaining grands prix.

Mercedes puzzled by Hamilton Monaco form Lewis Hamilton’s…

Mercedes puzzled by Hamilton Monaco form

Lewis Hamilton’s inconsistent performance across the Monaco Grand Prix weekend is still a mystery, says Mercedes Formula 1 team boss Toto Wolff.

Toto Wolff: Mercedes boss says this year’s battle with Ferrari has revived his love for F1

Toto Wolff: Mercedes boss says this year’s battle with Ferrari has revived his love for F1

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says this year’s intense battle with Ferrari has revived his love for Formula 1. Mercedes dominated F1 from 2014-16 but Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel leads Lewis Hamilton by six points after five races of this season’s championship. Wolff said: “The last three years were extraordinary. But this season I have rediscovered why I love the sport. “I love the intense competition.…

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Blancpain GT Series – 3 Hours of SilverstoneThe #63 GRT Grasser…

Blancpain GT Series – 3 Hours of Silverstone

The #63 GRT Grasser Racing Team Lamborghini of Bortolotti/Engelhart/Caldarelli leads the #84 Team HTP Motorsport Mercedes AMG GT3 of Buhk/Perera/Eriksson. The cars would go on to finish first and second overall, with less than a second separating them at the finish line.

Blancpain GT Series – 3 Hours of Silverstone Formation Lap…

Blancpain GT Series – 3 Hours of Silverstone


Formation Lap – 
No. 88 Akka ASP Mercedes AMG-GT3 and No. 63 GTR Grasser Racing Team Lamborghini Huracan GT3 starting in first and second place.

No. 63 built up a commanding lead from the outset, but was drawn back in during a safety car period, and then lost the lead during the first round of pit-stops. The 88 car would go on to finish 11th overall, with the 63 car fighting back to take the overall win after a cagey battle with two other Mercedes – the sister car from Akka ASP (number 90) finishing 3rd.

Hamilton fastest as Mercedes lead the way in Spain Mercedes…

Hamilton fastest as Mercedes lead the way in Spain

Mercedes proved the class of the field as Lewis Hamilton headed team-mate Valtteri Bottas in Friday practice ahead of the Spanish Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton top in Spanish Grand Prix practice with upgraded Mercedes

Lewis Hamilton top in Spanish Grand Prix practice with upgraded Mercedes

Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas secured a Mercedes one-two in second practice at the Spanish Grand Prix, comfortably clear of the Ferraris. Hamilton was 0.09 seconds quicker than his team-mate but 0.310secs clear of the Ferrari of Kimi Raikkonen, who was 0.118secs ahead of Sebastian Vettel. Red Bull’s Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo were next, looking as if they have closed the gap to the…

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Mercedes reveals new F1 driver identification decals Mercedes…

Mercedes reveals new F1 driver identification decals

Mercedes is the first team to showcase its new car number and name decals in response to the FIA’s call to make them more visible to spectators.

Valtteri Bottas: Mercedes driver targets win in every race

Valtteri Bottas: Mercedes driver targets win in every race

Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas says he will be going to every race this year aiming to win, following his first grand prix victory in Russia last month. Bottas’ win moved him to within 10 points of team-mate Lewis Hamilton in the championship, and 23 behind Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel. The Finn said he was now aiming to win the next race in Spain this weekend. “It would be stupid not to go for the…

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Russian GP: Mercedes will impose team orders for Hamilton and Bottas

Russian GP: Mercedes will impose team orders for Hamilton and Bottas

Russian Grand Prix on the BBC Dates: 28-30 Apr Venue: Sochi Autodrom Coverage: Qualifying on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra. Race live on BBC Radio 5 live. Live text commentary, leaderboard and imagery on BBC Sport website and app. Mercedes have changed their stance on team orders in response to the threat from Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel. Mercedes non-executive chairman Niki Lauda told BBC Sport…

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