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F1 champions Mercedes launches new W08 car

F1 champions Mercedes launches new W08 car

February 23, 2017

Mercedes has revealed their new W08 car to strengthen their hopes of leading the team to a fourth successive F1 World Championship double. Mercedes has revealed the new W08 car in the windy condition at Silverstone on Thursday. The car will give the required boost to Lewis Hamilton and new team-mate Valtteri Bottas after Rosberg’s […]

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World champion Rosberg wanted Alonso as his replacement

World champion Rosberg wanted Alonso as his replacement

February 6, 2017

Formula 1 world champion Nico Rosberg says he would have preferred Fernando Alonso to team up with Lewis Hamilton’s at Mercedes instead of Valtteri Bottas as his replacement. Less than a week after Rosberg claimed the 2016 world championship at the Abu Dhabi season finale he had announced his retirement from F1 in December 2016. […]

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Esteban Ocon replaces Rio Haryanto

Esteban Ocon replaces Rio Haryanto

August 10, 2016

Renault’s 19-year-old reserve driver Esteban Ocon has replaced Rio Haryanto at Manor for rest of F1 season Manor have terminated Rio Haryanto’s contract halfway through the 2016 season and replaced him with Mercedes protégé Esteban Ocon. The Reason of Indonesian rookie’s termination is believed to be his failure ‘to meet his contractual obligations’. Indonesian Haryanto, […]

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Niki Lauda retracts his statement against Lewis Hamilton

Niki Lauda retracts his statement against Lewis Hamilton

July 7, 2016

Niki Lauda has clarified himself for commenting on frictional relationship between Mercedes Formula 1 team-mate Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg. Mercedes non-executive chairman Lauda appeared on a television discussion show on Servus TV recently and is reported to have made some irrational statement against Hamilton. He said Lewis Hamilton ‘destroyed’ a room in the Mercedes hospitality […]

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Nico Rosberg crashes in final practice of Austrian Grand Prix

Nico Rosberg crashes in final practice of Austrian Grand Prix

July 2, 2016

Nico Rosberg suffered a rear suspension failure in the last practice session in Austria and crashes into the barriers The World Championship leader escaped unhurt from a crash that happened on Saturday morning during the last practice session for the Austrian GP. The crash was suspected due to mechanical failure on his Mercedes car. The […]

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New cost-cutting regulations approved for F1 cars

New cost-cutting regulations approved for F1 cars

April 30, 2016

Formula 1 bosses have approved the new set of rules intended to reduce the cost of engines and ensuring their performance converges up till 2020. Following the seven days dead line F1 is ready to introduce the new rules for making F1 cars to look more aggressive, wider, heavier and will run on fatter tyres. In the […]

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Formula 1 new cars designs for 2016 campaign

Formula 1 new cars designs for 2016 campaign

February 22, 2016

Formula 1 constructors unveiled new designs of their cars for the 2016 campaign. Mercedes Mercedes admitted that though its new car design looks the same as last season’s from the outside but it has a number of “mini revolutions” inside. Mercedes technical director Paddy Lowe claimed, “While the car may look very similar to its […]

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Fernando Alonso: Honda's F1 engine ideas will be difficult to copy

Fernando Alonso: Honda’s F1 engine ideas will be difficult to copy

November 20, 2015

  The current McLaren driver Fernando Alonso thinks that Honda engine will be impossible to copy for the rival Formula 1 engine manufacturers if its “unique” power unit ideas pay off. The Japanese firm has gone a sensational return to F1 with McLaren this year, racking up a string of failures and generally being in the lower midfield. […]

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