Mercedes

  • Mercedes drivers fastest in Hungarian Grand Prix practice 10 hours 17 minutes ago

    Budapest: Lewis Hamilton posted the fastest time in the first and second practices for the Hungarian Grand Prix, escorted by team-mate Nico Rosberg on Friday. Hamilton's best lap of 1 minute, 24.482 seconds, was 0.238 seconds faster than Rosberg's in the second session. The Mercedes drivers, who have won nine of the...
  • Lewis Hamilton fastest in Hungarian GP practice 15 hours 26 minutes ago

    Lewis Hamilton started his Hungarian Grand Prix weekend as he meant to continue, with the fastest lap in Friday's first free practice and championship-leading Mercedes-team mate Nico Rosberg behind him. The winner of the last two Hungarian Grands Prix lapped the Hungaroring circuit outside Budapest with a best time of one...
  • Lewis Hamilton hopes to agree new deal this year 20 hours 21 minutes ago

    Lewis Hamilton hopes to agree a new deal with Mercedes this season even though his current contract still has more than a year to run. "I am sure something will happen this year," the 2008 world champion told British reporters at the Hungarian Grand Prix on Thursday. "But now is not...
  • Lewis Hamilton looking for a high five in Hungary 2 days ago

    Lewis Hamilton may not be putting the Buddha into Budapest this weekend but he could be tempted to seek divine assistance if luck goes against him in Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix. The Mercedes Formula One driver needs a win to cut into team-mate Nico Rosberg's 14-point championship lead after 10 of...
  • 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG launched in India at Rs 68.50 lakh 3 days ago

    Mercedes-Benz India has launched the CLA 45 AMG performance saloon in the country at Rs 68.50 lakh ex-Delhi. Based on the NGCC platform, the CLA 45 AMG is the most affordable performance car from the German manufacturer in the country as of now. Inspired by the CLS four-door coupe, the CLA...
  • Lewis Hamilton feared for safety of marshals 4 days ago

    HOCKENHEIM: Lewis Hamilton said he had feared for the safety of German Grand Prix marshals who ran across the track during the race to push clear Adrian Sutil's stranded Sauber while other cars were lapping at speed. The Mercedes driver, who finished third in a race won by team mate Nico...
  • Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg wins German Grand Prix 5 days ago

    Hockenheim: Nico Rosberg won the German Grand Prix on Sunday to stretch his lead in the Formula One drivers' championship over Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton, who finished third after starting 20th. "It's an amazing feeling to win at home. It's a very special day," said Rosberg, who led throughout to become...
  • Mercedes driver Rosberg claims pole position for German Grand Prix 6 days ago

    Hockenheim: Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg claimed pole position for the German Grand Prix as Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton crashed out in Saturday's qualifying session. Rosberg completed the fastest lap on the Hockenheimring in 1 minute, 16.540 seconds for the weekend's fastest time in the third part of the session. Williams'...
  • Nico Rosberg back on top in final German Grand Prix practice 6 days ago

    Germany: Nico Rosberg returned to the top of the timesheets in final practice for his home German Grand Prix on Saturday as Mercedes again ended the session clear of the rest. Rosberg, who leads team mate Lewis Hamilton by four points at the halfway stage in the Formula One championship, lapped...
  • Lewis Hamilton fastest in 2nd practice for German Grand Prix 1 week ago

    Hockenheim, Germany: Lewis Hamilton beat teammate Nico Rosberg to the fastest time in the second practice session at the German Grand Prix as Mercedes set the pace on Friday. Hamilton completed his best lap on the Hockenheimring in 1 minute, 18.341 seconds, edging Rosberg by 0.024 seconds. Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo...
  • Nico Rosberg fastest in 1st practice for German Grand Prix 1 week ago

    Germany: Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg led team mate Lewis Hamilton in a Mercedes one-two in first practice for the German's home grand prix on Friday. The session was the first since the governing body ruled against a front and rear interconnected suspension (FRIC) system and all teams presented their...
  • Mercedes unfazed by suspension rule change 1 week ago

    Germany: Mercedes are unlikely to suffer any significant setback from a decision to ban a suspension system from this weekend's German Grand Prix, according to their title contender Lewis Hamilton. "I don't think much at all," the Briton told reporters at Hockenheim when asked about the possible impact on his dominant...
  • Nico Rosberg changes World Cup helmet on FIFA complaint July 17, 2014

    Germany: Formula 1 drivers' championship leader Nico Rosberg has had to ditch plans to put an image of the World Cup on his helmet for the upcoming German Grand Prix following a complaint from FIFA. The German driver wanted to celebrate his country's World Cup win with a specially designed helmet...
  • Self-parking to autonomous braking: Here's how smart cars will change driving July 17, 2014

    Paris: Why waste your time looking for a place to park when your car can do it for you? An idea that was pure science fiction only a few years ago is becoming reality thanks to automatic robot cars. A car with no one on board drives into a car park...
  • Nico Rosberg all set to keep Germany in celebration mode July 16, 2014

    Hockenheim: Mercedes' Nico Rosberg can keep Germany on a winning roll on Sunday by becoming the first German driver in the history of the Formula One world championship to win his home grand prix with a German car. It has been 60 years since a Mercedes works team last won at...
  • F1 title leader Nico Rosberg extends Mercedes contract July 16, 2014

    London: Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg has signed a multi-year contract extension with Mercedes, the team said on Wednesday, announcing the new deal ahead of the German driver's home grand prix. "I'm looking forward to the next years together, when we will keep pushing to win even more races -...
  • Akhilesh Yadav gets luxury cars, but cuts budget for women's panel July 15, 2014

    As women's safety continues to be a cause for concern in Uttar Pradesh, here's a shocker: An activist has found that the Akhilesh Yadav government has drastically downsized the budget of the state women's commission but has the money for two seven-seater Mercedes cars and two similar Land Cruisers. A Right...
  • Bautista Agut beats Rosol in Mercedes Cup final July 14, 2014

    Stuttgart: Roberto Bautista Agut defeated Lukas Rosol 6-3, 4-6, 6-2 in the Mercedes Cup final on Sunday for his second career title. Third-seeded Bautista Agut saved five of the six break points he faced and converted three of his six chances to win in 1 hour, 42 minutes. World No. 48 Rosol...
  • Roberto Bautista Agut through to Stuttgart final July 12, 2014

    Stuttgart: Roberto Bautista Agut defeated defending champion Fabio Fognini 6-3, 6-4 to reach the final of the Mercedes Cup on Saturday. The third-seeded Spaniard won almost three quarters of his service points and saved five break points in his victory over the top-seeded Italian in 1 hour, 14 minutes. Bautista Agut was...
  • Overdrive: Review of Mercedes Benz CLA45 AMG, BMW i8 July 12, 2014

    In this episode of Overdrive, we review the Mercedes Benz CLA45 AMG and BMW i8. Also on the show, get all the world motoring news and much more. ...
  • Fabio Fognini, Roberto Bautista Agut to meet in Stuttgart semis July 11, 2014

    Germany: Defending champion Fabio Fognini eased into the semifinals of the Mercedes Cup on Friday with a 6-4, 6-3 victory over Colombia's Santiago Giraldo. Fognini saved the only break point he faced and converted two of his six chances to beat the seventh-seeded Giraldo in 81 minutes, The top-seeded Italian, who is...
  • Defending champ Fognini advances at Stuttgart July 10, 2014

    Stuttgart: Defending champion Fabio Fognini defeated Andrey Golubev 6-4, 6-4 on Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Mercedes Cup. Fognini, who received a first-round bye at the clay-court event, saved both break points he faced before prevailing over the 61st-ranked Kazakh player in just under two hours. The top-seeded Italian...
  • Spain's Garcia-Lopez beats Cecchinato in Stuttgart July 10, 2014

    Stuttgart: Guillermo Garcia-Lopez defeated Italian qualifier Marco Cecchinato 6-4, 1-6, 7-5 for a second-round meeting with Swiss qualifier Yann Marti at the Mercedes Cup on Wednesday. The sixth-seeded Spaniard saved eight of the 12 break points he faced before prevailing in just over two hours. Marti defeated compatriot Henri Laaksonen 7-5,...
  • Mercedes Cup 2014: Golubev sets up clash with defending champ Fognini July 8, 2014

    Andrey Golubev defeated German wild card Philipp Petzschner 6-4, 6-1 to set up a second-round clash with defending champion Fabio Fognini at the Mercedes Cup on Monday. The 61st-ranked Kazakh player hit six aces to win the match in 80 minutes. Fognini, the top-seeded Italian, received a first-round bye at the clay-court...
  • Lewis Hamilton showed mental strength, says Toto Wolff July 7, 2014

    Lewis Hamilton's home win at Silverstone was proof of the Briton's mental strength as well as a big boost to his Formula One title battle with team mate Nico Rosberg, according to Mercedes motorsport head Toto Wolff. The win cut the gap between Hamilton and leader Rosberg to four points and...
  • Mercedes' Hamilton wins crash-hit British Grand Prix after Rosberg retires July 6, 2014

    Silverstone: Lewis Hamilton won a crash-hit British Grand Prix on Sunday to cut Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg's lead in the drivers' championship from 29 points to just four after the German had his first non-finish of the season. Hamilton, the 2008 champion, started sixth on the grid. The British driver leapt...
  • Mercedes' Nico Rosberg takes pole position at British Grand Prix July 5, 2014

    Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg claimed pole position for the British Grand Prix on Saturday, capitalizing on a critical error of judgment by his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton on the last lap of a shock-filled and rain-hit qualifying session. The German secured pole by persevering on his final lap in...
  • Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton tops second practice at British Grand Prix July 4, 2014

    Lewis Hamilton was fastest in practice for his home British Grand Prix on Friday despite losing precious track time due to a Mercedes engine problem. The Briton, who has not won at Silverstone since 2008 but desperately needs to do so on Sunday to rein in runaway team mate and Formula...
  • Nico Rosberg fastest in first practice at British Grand Prix July 4, 2014

    Silverstone: Nico Rosberg topped the times ahead of Mercedes teammate and Formula One championship rival Lewis Hamilton in the first practice for the British Grand Prix on Friday. Rosberg, who leads the title race ahead of Hamilton by 29 points, clocked an early best lap of 1 minute, 35.424 seconds, to...
  • Lewis Hamilton hopes to 'home' in on Rosberg's lead July 2, 2014

    Silverstone celebrates its 50th grand prix this weekend with all eyes on Lewis Hamilton as the home favourite with a real chance of winning a race he cannot afford to lose. It has been six years since he won at home in Britain and the Mercedes driver needs a change of...