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Romantic assignment for Lewis as start of F1 looms

LONDON, England - Formula 1 World champion team Mercedes has promised a Valentine’s Day (February 14, for you non-romantics) debut for Lewis Hamilton's race car. We hope he loves it... The team has also revealed that the first of two official pre-season tests will start in Spain (Barcelona) on February 19 ahead of the traditionally… Continue reading Romantic assignment for Lewis as start of F1 looms

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Coming in 2020: Meet the new Mercedes AMG GLB 35 SUV

THE NEW seven-seat Mercedes-AMG GLB 35 has joined the compact SUV segment, motivated by a turbocharged two-litre, four-cylinder, engine capable of 225kW and driving through an AMG SpeedShift DCT8 transmission and equipped with an AMG Performance 4Matic all-wheel drive. All of which co-operated to produced a 5.1sec launch to 100km/h takes only 5.1 sec. Up… Continue reading Coming in 2020: Meet the new Mercedes AMG GLB 35 SUV

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Hamilton on top for German GP – black day for Ferrari

HOCKENHEIM, Germany - Formula 1 championship leader Lewis Hamilton has put Mercedes on pole position for the brand's 200th race, the German GP while Ferrari took a pasting from engine problems. Red Bull’s Max Verstappen will share the front row while Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas will start third but Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel will start stone last… Continue reading Hamilton on top for German GP – black day for Ferrari

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World’s best four? Affalterbach, of course!

AFFALTERBACH, Germany - With its output of up to 310kW the completely new Mercedes-AMG two-litre M139 engine is claimed to be the world's most powerful turbocharged four-cylinder engine in series production. With this engine Mercedes-AMG has even exceeded the previously most powerful M133 engine by 30kW and max torque has increased from 475-500Nm. With an… Continue reading World’s best four? Affalterbach, of course!

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Ferrari at last: Vettel takes pole for Canadian F1 GP

MONTREAL, Canada - Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel has claimed pole position for the start of the 2019 Canadian F1 GP for the second time in as many years despite Mercedes Lewis Hamilton topping the times for most of the session. Vettel won pole in Canada in 2018  and his start slot will perhaps give his team… Continue reading Ferrari at last: Vettel takes pole for Canadian F1 GP

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Hamilton hails ‘history in making’ after 1-2 in Spain

Tough challenge from Lewis' wins target Mercedes led whole Spanish race from start Reports he was boosted by a cancer boy's letter BARCELONA, Spain - Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton believes Formula 1 history is about to be made thanks to his team's  fifth 1-2 finish from the first five races of the 2019 season. Hamilton started… Continue reading Hamilton hails ‘history in making’ after 1-2 in Spain

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Hamilton fastest in final practice ahead of Catalunya F1 GP

BARCELONA, Spain - Mercedes Lewis Hamilton lapped fastest of the Formula 1 pack here today during final practice ahead of the 2019 Spanish Formula 1 GP, leaving a gap of half a second to Ferrari's Charles Leclerc on the Catalunya circuit. The Briton, looking for a hat-trick here, set the best time of 1min16.568 during… Continue reading Hamilton fastest in final practice ahead of Catalunya F1 GP

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Hamilton favourite for Spain – or will Ferrari get it right?

BARCELONA, Spain - Lewis Hamilton will be the favourite to win the 2019 Spanish Formula 1 GP here on Sunday... a race he's won four times, including a hat-trick. Some fans also reckon he will regain the 2019 F1 championship lead from team mate Valtteri Bottas - a mere one point scored for a fastest… Continue reading Hamilton favourite for Spain – or will Ferrari get it right?

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Bottas takes back F1 lead after Azerbaijan GP

BAKU, Azerbaijan - Valtterri Bottas won the Azerbaijan Grand Prix on Sunday to retake the Formula 1 World championship lead from team mate Lewis Hamilton after a fourth consecutive 1-2 finish for Mercedes. The Finn started from pole and finished 1.524sec ahead of Hamilton so only one point separates them but the team is 74… Continue reading Bottas takes back F1 lead after Azerbaijan GP