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Bottas altered Mercedes view of intra-team rivalries

Added: 20.01.2018 9:28 | 1 views | 0 comments

Mercedes had a difficult time managing the dynamic between Hamilton and 2016 F1 world champion Nico Rosberg, as their recent battles for the championship became increasingly vitriolic.Multiple controversies developed between the two, concerning engine modes, strategy, on-track collisions, personnel swaps between the garages, rules of engagement, and how the team managed their rivalry ...

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Wehrlein "hype" good for me, says Ericsson

Added: 03.01.2018 11:17 | 2 views | 0 comments

Though Wehrlein scored all five of Sauber's 2017 points, the qualifying gap between him and Ericsson was the smallest of any team pairing on the F1 grid.Wehrlein arrived at Sauber as a Mercedes protege who had been considered as a replacement for retiring world champion Nico Rosberg, fresh from scoring a point for Manor in his F1 rookie season and with a CV that included the 2015 DTM ...

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Top Stories of 2017, #3: Hamilton wins title amid Ferrari meltdown

Added: 29.12.2017 12:22 | 2 views | 0 comments

Few would have bet against Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes having another dominant season in 2017 given how the previous year (and years) had gone.The British driver may have lost the 2016 championship battle to now-retired teammate Nico Rosberg, but the German squad was again in a league apart. Red Bull was its main threat with an underpowered car, and Ferrari failed to even win a race ...

Massa was a "great reference" for Williams - Lowe

Added: 21.12.2017 17:02 | 2 views | 0 comments

The Brazilian came out of retirement to race for the team for a fourth year in 2017 after Valtteri Bottas replaced Nico Rosberg at Mercedes during the winter.Massa scored 43 points for the team and was in contention to win the Azerbaijan Grand Prix before he suffered a technical problem.Lowe said Massa was consistent throughout the year, which in turn meant rookie Lance Stroll always ...

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F1 extends free-to-air TV coverage deal in Germany with RTL

Added: 19.12.2017 21:42 | 3 views | 0 comments

RTL will show F1 track action for the next three seasons, building on its previous two-year deal. It has covered the sport in Germany since 1991, and previously between 1984 and ’88.Last year’s F1 World Champion Nico Rosberg and former Jordan and Toyota racer Timo Glock will take over the punditry role in 2018 from Niki Lauda.“Germany is one of the most important countries for ...

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Autosport Awards: Hamilton gets International Racing Driver prize

Added: 03.12.2017 22:02 | 8 views | 0 comments

Mercedes driver Hamilton was first presented with the International Racing driver prize in 2007 and his '17 success marks the fifth time he has been recognised with the honour.After he was beaten to the title last year by Nico Rosberg, Hamilton emerged from a tussle with Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel in the 2017 drivers' championship to claim his fourth crown.A ruthle ...

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Hamilton has "zero concern" about end-of-season form

Added: 28.11.2017 8:58 | 4 views | 0 comments

After clinching this year's title in Mexico, Hamilton acknowledged that he'd relaxed too much in a similar situation at the end of 2015, allowing then teammate Nico Rosberg to take a series of end-of-season wins that helped to set up the German's successful title challenge the following year.This time around after winning the title, Hamilton crashed in qualifying in Brazil, and then ...

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The past omens that could haunt Hamilton in 2018

Added: 27.11.2017 15:42 | 8 views | 0 comments

When Lewis Hamilton won the third of his four Formula 1 world titles with three races to spare in 2015, he subsequently went off the boil - struggling to perform with the same intensity and focus that propelled him to that glory in the first place.Hamilton lifted off the gas and allowed Nico Rosberg to win three races in a row, which handed Hamilton's arch rival some useful momentum ...

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How Hamilton’s Brazil crash has now played into his favour

Added: 24.11.2017 22:10 | 8 views | 0 comments

It's funny how things work out in Formula 1 sometimes. After clinching his fourth world championship two races ago in Mexico, Lewis Hamilton promised to stay flat-out to the finish and win the final two grands prix of the year, to avoid the complacency that accompanied his 2015 title success and helped Nico Rosberg steal the crown away the following season.That mission fell apart in ...

Chris Froome strays on to Nico Rosberg’s patch in Monaco

Added: 17.11.2017 13:48 | 5 views | 0 comments

Watch 2016 F1 world champion Nico Rosberg and four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome take a ride around the Monaco GP circuit.

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