Mercedes

  • Red Bull boss confident Sebastian Vettel will turn things around 21-04-2014 07:00 PM

    Champions Red Bull believe they can pick up the pace and take the fight to dominant Mercedes now that Formula One is heading back to Europe after the first four 'flyaway' races in Asia and the Middle East. Team principal Christian Horner kept calm after Mercedes chalked up their fourth...
  • Happy Lewis Hamilton hails incredible Mercedes 21-04-2014 08:28 AM

    After holding on to win what he called a "racer's race" a fortnight ago in Bahrain, Lewis Hamilton revelled in having the track to himself as he cruised to a hat-trick of victories in the Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday. Hamilton, who claimed his 25th career win to draw level...
  • Formula One standings after the Chinese Grand Prix 2014 20-04-2014 05:12 PM

    Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton captured his third straight Formula One race of the 2014 season with ease on Sunday, leading from start to finish to win the Chinese Grand Prix. Mercedes showed again that they are in a different class from their rivals this year, with Hamilton's team-mate Nico Rosberg...
  • Hamilton wins third straight F1 race at Chinese Grand Prix 20-04-2014 02:19 PM

    Shanghai: Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton captured his third straight Formula One race with ease on Sunday, leading from start to finish to win the Chinese Grand Prix. Mercedes showed again that it's in a different class from its rivals, with Hamilton's team-mate Nico Rosberg taking second place - the third...
  • Chinese Grand Prix: as it happened 20-04-2014 11:35 AM

    Lewis Hamilton continued Mercedes' dominant start to the season by capturing pole position at the rainy Chinese Grand Prix on Saturday; his third pole in four races this season. Hamilton set the fastest time in qualifying at 1 minute and 53.860 seconds at Shanghai International Circuit, ahead of Red Bull...
  • Force India's Nico Hulkenberg to start 8th at Chinese GP 19-04-2014 06:53 PM

    Shanghai: Placed second in the constructors' standings, the Force India will start eighth and 16th in Sunday's Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit here. German driver Nico Hulkenberg put his VJM07 in eighth after a wet weather qualifying session on Saturday as teammate Sergio Perez, who...
  • Chinese Grand Prix: Hamilton again on pole, Vettel to start third 19-04-2014 12:37 PM

    Shanghai: Lewis Hamilton continued Mercedes' dominant start to the season by capturing pole position at the rainy Chinese Grand Prix on Saturday; his third pole in four races this season. Hamilton set the fastest time in qualifying at 1 minute and 53.860 seconds at Shanghai International Circuit, ahead of Red...
  • Lewis Hamilton sets the pace in Chinese GP practice 18-04-2014 01:31 PM

    Shanghai: Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton recovered from an early suspension problem to set the fastest practice time at the Chinese Grand Prix on Friday, narrowly edging Fernando Alonso of Ferrari. Hamilton only completed nine laps in the morning session due to problems with the car, but came back in the...
  • Nico Rosberg expects another tight race in Shanghai 17-04-2014 04:45 PM

    Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg expects another tight race with teammate Lewis Hamilton this weekend at the Chinese Grand Prix, and this time he wants to come out on top. The teammates dueled for the lead at the Bahrain GP throughout the race, coming inches away from colliding on several occasions,...
  • Nico Rosberg out to wreck Hamilton hat-trick bid 16-04-2014 05:19 PM

    Shanghai: Lewis Hamilton can chalk up three wins in a row for the first time in his Formula One career on Sunday but Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg will be doing all he can to deny him the hat-trick. Returning to the Chinese circuit where he took his first pole...
  • Mercedes-Benz launches GL 63 AMG luxury SUV in India at Rs 1.66 crore 16-04-2014 12:40 PM

    Mumbai: Luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz today launched its seven-seater sports utility vehicle GL 63 AMG in India with a price tag of Rs 1.66 crore (ex-showroom Mumbai). With this, the German high-end carmaker, which unveiled the AMG range for the first time in India, has introduced its fourth model so far...
  • Mercedes push for Red Bull sanction in dispute 14-04-2014 09:00 PM

    Paris: Mercedes tore into Formula One rival Red Bull at an appeals court hearing on Monday over the disqualification of Daniel Ricciardo at the Australian Grand Prix, saying the team flouted rules and must be shown a "yellow card" to stop it from becoming a repeat offender. The court said...
  • Mercedes technical director leaving after season 14-04-2014 08:43 PM

    Brackley: Mercedes says its technical director will leave the Formula One team at the end of the 2014 season and will not be replaced. The team says Bob Bell resigned in December but will not leave until November to pursue "new challenges outside the company". Bell's responsibilities will then be...
  • Mercedes, BMWs, Audis hot favourites of Indian politicians 13-04-2014 06:44 PM

    New Delhi: Wealthy Indian politicians prefer nothing less than Mercedes, BMWs, Jaguars, Audis or gas-guzzling SUVs to scorch the road. While marquee brands like Mercedes, BMWs and Jaguars appear to be hot-favourites for the rich and mighty, home- grown SUVs like Scorpios and Tata Safaris are among other common brands....
  • Mercedes, BMWs, Audis hot favourites of Indian politicians 13-04-2014 01:40 PM

    Wealthy Indian politicians prefer nothing less than Mercedes, BMWs, Jaguars, Audis or gas-guzzling SUVs to scorch the road. While marquee brands like Mercedes, BMWs and Jaguars appear to be hot-favourites for the rich and mighty, home- grown SUVs like Scorpios and Tata Safaris are among other common brands. Lawyer by...
  • Force India's Nico Hulkenberg keen to make amends in China 10-04-2014 10:28 PM

    The Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix last weekend was the best-ever race for Force India but it still left their highly rated driver, Nico Hulkenberg, "disappointed". Sergio Perez pipped Hulkenberg to record Force India's second-ever podium finish at a floodlit Sakhir Circuit. Perez, who had scored a point to Hulkenerg's...
  • Mercedes driver duel has hidden depths 10-04-2014 08:59 PM

    The rivalry between Mercedes team mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg produced an epic battle under the floodlights in Bahrain last weekend but what Formula One fans saw was just the tip of the iceberg. Behind the scenes, on separate sides of the garage and with teams of engineers trawling...
  • Formula One still has a licence to thrill 07-04-2014 08:10 PM

    Those who feared the wheels were about to fall off Formula One had better think again. The sport has come in for a fuel tank full of criticism lately, much of it self-inflicted, but Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix broke the negative spiral with a race that lit up the track...
  • Formula One standings after the Bahrain Grand Prix 07-04-2014 12:05 AM

    Britain's Lewis Hamilton won the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix on Sunday after a thrilling duel with Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg. The win was Hamilton's second in a row and also a second successive one-two for dominant Mercedes. Mexican Sergio Perez was third for Force India, who also have Mercedes...
  • Mercedes can lead F1 changes too, says Bernie Ecclestone 06-04-2014 06:22 PM

    Formula One needs to make rule changes to placate angry fans but leaders Mercedes must not be punished for doing a better job than their rivals, commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone said on Sunday. "Mercedes, without any doubt, have done a better job and they shouldn't be punished for doing a...
  • Mercedes boss rejects talk of rule changes 06-04-2014 09:33 AM

    Manama: Mercedes motosport head Toto Wolff has dismissed as 'absurd' suggestions that Formula One could rewrite its rules just because some teams have failed to make the most of new technology. Ferrari and champions Red Bull have been particularly vocal critics of the new V6 turbo era that has seen...
  • Nico Rosberg beats team-mate Lewis Hamilton to Bahrain Grand Prix pole 05-04-2014 09:35 PM

    Sakhir: Mercedes locked out the front row for the Bahrain Grand Prix as Nico Rosberg claimed pole position on Saturday, qualifying ahead of team-mate Lewis Hamilton. Rosberg's time of 1 minute, 33.185 seconds at the Bahrain International Circuit was a quarter of a second faster than Hamilton, who had to...
  • Mercedes quickest in final Bahrain Grand Prix practice 05-04-2014 07:20 PM

    Sakhir: Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg continued to dominate the new Formula One season by setting the pace in Saturday's pre-qualifying practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix, while world champion Sebastian Vettel had a rare session-ending spin. Hamilton, who won last weekend in Malaysia, was quickest with a...
  • Mercedes' Hamilton, Rosberg dominate Friday practice sessions in Bahrain 04-04-2014 10:50 PM

    Bahrain: Mercedes further demonstrated their early-season dominance by outpacing their rivals in Friday's practice sessions for the Bahrain Grand Prix, indicating the team is well poised for a third straight win to start 2014. Lewis Hamilton followed up his victory last week in Malaysia by having the fastest time in...
  • Mercedes drivers fastest in Bahrain Grand Prix practice 04-04-2014 06:50 PM

    Sakhir: Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg set the fastest times in Friday's opening practice session for the Bahrain Grand Prix, making them once again the team to beat in Sunday's race. Hamilton set a best time of 1 minute, 37.502 seconds around the Bahrain International Circuit, a quarter...
  • Mercedes team-mates braced for future friction 04-04-2014 04:17 PM

    Mercedes team mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg have made clear that friendship has its limits and theirs is likely to be tested to the full this year as they fight for the Formula One title. The two have been friends and rivals since their early teens, racing go-karts together...
  • Lewis Hamilton defends new-look F1 from Ferrari critics 03-04-2014 11:36 PM

    Lewis Hamilton defended Formula One against accusations of being boring on Thursday, suggesting that those raising their voices now Mercedes were on top had kept quiet when their teams were winning everything. Mercedes have won the first two races of the new-look V6 turbo era with Nico Rosberg and Hamilton...
  • Ferrari say it will be hard to catch Mercedes 03-04-2014 03:18 PM

    Sakhir: Ferrari team principal Stefano Domenicali has conceded that his team will likely be playing catch-up to Mercedes throughout the Formula One season. Speaking ahead of this weekend's Bahrain Grand Prix, which will be a night race for the first time, Domenicali said rival engine manufacturers Mercedes and Renault have...
  • Mercedes set for hat-trick of wins at Bahrain Grand Prix 03-04-2014 09:48 AM

    Manama: The switch from a steamy Malaysia to a night race amid the sands of Bahrain is unlikely to be enough of a shift to prevent Mercedes this weekend from a hat trick of victories to open the Formula One season. After Nico Rosberg won the season-opener in Australia, his...
  • Formula One standings after the Malaysian Grand Prix 31-03-2014 01:49 PM

    With two wins from two races under their belt in the new Formula One season, Mercedes are powering confidently toward another speedster's paradise in Bahrain this week, albeit with a watchful eye on fast improving rivals Red Bull. Lewis Hamilton's pole-to-flag victory on Sunday ahead of team mate Nico Rosberg...