Posted on Saturday, July 21, 2018

Vettel secures pole on home ground

Sebastian Vettel qualified in pole position for tomorrow’s German Grand Prix at the Hockenheimring. His lap of 1:11.212 was good enough to secure his 55th pole position, the fifth this year. Team-mate Kimi Raikkonen will start tomorrow’s race from third on the grid having set a best time of 1:11.547. Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas split the two Ferraris in P2 while his team-mate Lewis Hamilton retired with a hydraulic problem in Q3. “You always try to do your best every day. Today has been one of those […]

Posted on Friday, July 20, 2018

2018 German GP - Friday Press Conference

TEAM REPRESENTATIVES – Bob BELL (Renault), Andrew GREEN (Force India), Pierre WACHE (Red Bull Racing), Paddy LOWE, (Williams) Q: Bob, can we start with you please. Hot off the back of FP1 here at Hockenheim. New front wing, one of the things you have been trying out. How different is it and is it performing as you were expecting?  Bob BELL: Yeah, it’s a reasonably different concept for the front wing. We successfully tested it OK this morning and thankfully we did it on Nico’s car, […]

Posted on Thursday, July 19, 2018

2018 German GP - Thursday Press Conference

DRIVERS – Brendon HARTLEY (Toro Rosso), Nico HULKENBERG (Renault), Sergio PEREZ (Force India), Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari) PRESS CONFERENCE Q: Brendon, go back to two weeks ago at Silverstone. That was a horrible-looking crash. How are you now? No lasting effects, I hope. Brendon HARTLEY: Actually, waking up on the Sunday, I was ready to go. Almost no knock-on effects, which was a surprise after watching the replay myself and seeing how spectacular that looked. In fact, the impact was smaller than what I had in both […]

Posted on Thursday, July 19, 2018

Hamilton stays with Mercedes until the end of 2020

Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport and Lewis Hamilton today announced the agreement of a two-year contract extension for the 2019 and 2020 Formula One seasons. Since joining Mercedes in 2013, Hamilton has, to date, won three world championships and 44 Grands Prix with the team. By the end of 2020, he will have spent eight seasons as a works Mercedes driver, his longest period with a single team in the sport. "This contract extension has basically been a formality since Toto and I sat down during the […]

Posted on Thursday, July 19, 2018

Video: Force India drivers preview the German GP

The race at the Hockenheimring returns to the calendar and it's a favourite - for many reasons - for the Force India drivers. Sergio Perez and Esteban Ocon talk about their experience at the German Grand Prix ahead of this weekend race in the video below.  

Posted on Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Kevin Magnussen Q & A

Haas F1 Team is regularly battling for best-of-the-rest status behind the powerhouse trio of Scuderia Ferrari, Mercedes and Red Bull, taking the fight to such established Formula One teams as Renault, Force India, McLaren, Toro Rosso, Sauber and Williams. Proof is in the team’s fifth-place standing in the constructors’ ranks where it is 19 points behind fourth-place Renault with a two-point margin over sixth-place Force India, a three-point gap to seventh-place McLaren and a 32-point advantage on eighth-place Toro Rosso. With Renault in its sights […]

Posted on Wednesday, July 18, 2018

2018 German Grand PrixView

The 2018 Formula One Season hits the halfway mark at Hockenheimring this weekend. It’s also the start of another back-to-back, as one week on comes the race in Hungary. The 17-turn track in Baden-Württemberg has hosted Formula One since 1970, with this year’s event serving as the venue’s 36th grand prix. Hockenheim is an historic track that has many tales to tell. Some of them are great, such as Berger’s win in ’94 and Irvine’s five years later, and the unbelievable 2000 race when Barrichello won […]

Posted on Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Mercedes' in-season development race

The 2018 Formula One season sees the closest and toughest fight in recent years. While that epic battle is fought on-track, one of the determining aspects of this year’s Championship happens off-track. It’s the in-season development race – the improvements the teams bring to their car while the racing season is in full swing. What are the main areas of the car a team develops during the season? Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport will focus mainly on three areas: aerodynamics, the Power Unit and the tyres. The […]

Posted on Monday, July 9, 2018

2018 British GP in pictures

A selection of the best pictures from the 2018 British Grand Prix.

Posted on Sunday, July 8, 2018

Dramatic race for Mercedes

Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport score 30 points in front of the Silverstone crowd despite an eventful race that saw both of its drivers fighting until the very last lap. After a collision on the opening lap, Lewis Hamilton fought his way back through the field to claim P2. Valtteri Bottas came home P4 in the British Grand Prix after fighting for the win for much of the race. "It was a difficult race, but I gave it everything and I’m grateful to make it back up […]

Posted on Sunday, July 8, 2018


A tough race for Max Verstappen today as he initially got up to third place from the busy start to eventually retire on lap 46. The decisive moment came during the first Safety Car when Red Bull put its both drivers on the medium tyre to the end of the race. Few laps later showed that the cars were powerless to attack or defend against opponents, especially on the straights. Frustration got higher when Verstappen had to retire due to a suspected brake-by-wire related issue. “It’s […]

Posted on Sunday, July 8, 2018

A hammer blow win for Ferrari

The best race of the year so far ended with a win for Scuderia Ferrari, which sees Sebastian Vettel increase his lead by 7 points to 8 in the Drivers’ championship and the team extend its advantage by 10 points to 20 in the Constructors’. Despite some neck pain Vettel secured his fourth win of the season while team-mate Kimi Raikkonen made a good recovery following the collision with Lewis Hamilton shortly after the start, to bring Ferrari a double podium finish. The Mercedes driver […]