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Ferrari poised to push Mercedes, but will new rules wreck the racing? | 2017 Australian Grand Prix pre-race analysis

Qualifying punctured the pessimism which greeted Ferrari's low-key showing on Friday: Perhaps Mercedes will face some serious opposition in 2017 after all.

Read 5 hours ago, F1 Fanatic, Mercedes, Ferrari

Lewis Hamilton: Hard-to-manage Mercedes driver ready to win fourth title

Lewis Hamilton may be harder to manage than most drivers, but his restless, superstar lifestyle helps him stave off the boredom - and enables him to win.

Read 7 hours ago, BBC Sport, Mercedes

Mercedes expects Ferrari battle will be "hell of a ride"

Mercedes expects Ferrari battle will be "hell of a ride"

Pre-season testing had suggested that the Italian marque was ahead of the rest of the pack, but it was Mercedes that prevailed in the opening qualifying of the season - with poleman Lewis Hamilton and...

Read 7 hours ago, Motorsport.com, Mercedes, Ferrari

McLaren and Honda coy over Mercedes rumors

McLaren's Eric Boullier and Honda's Yusuke Hasegawa were both coy regarding the future of the partnership amid rumors a switch to Mercedes power could be imminent. As reported following the end...

Read 7 hours ago, RACER, Mercedes, McLaren

Hamilton is strongest he's ever been, says Mercedes F1 boss Wolff

Mercedes Formula 1 team boss Toto Wolff believes Lewis Hamilton is the strongest he's ever been after a "reset" of the driver's relationship with the team

Read 11 hours ago, Autosport, Mercedes

Verstappen: Not on the same level as Ferrari and Mercedes

Australian Grand Prix qualifying showed Red Bull are not yet on the same level as Formula One rivals Mercedes and Ferrari but Max Verstappen said he was not surprised. “Basically I saw it coming...

Read 11 hours ago, Grand Prix 247, Mercedes, Ferrari

Verstappen: Red Bull not on Mercedes/Ferrari level

Max Verstappen has admitted that Red Bull are currently not at the level to challenge Formula 1 rivals Mercedes and Ferrari after the Dutch driver finished over a second adrift of Lewis Hamilton’s...

Read 12 hours ago, F1 Hub, Mercedes, Ferrari, Red Bull Racing

Bottas "didn't meet" his expectations in first Mercedes qualifying

Bottas "didn't meet" his expectations in first Mercedes qualifying

Having lapped 0.293s off teammate Lewis Hamilton, who took pole for the Australian GP, Bottas was then denied a front row start by Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel in the dying seconds of the final segment. The...

Read 15 hours ago, Motorsport.com, Mercedes

Lewis Hamilton predicts ‘tight race’ in Australia after taking pole position

Lewis Hamilton is expecting a “tight race” in Australia after taking pole position for the 2017 Formula 1 season opener. The British driver set the pace early in Q3, before improving his time...

Read 15 hours ago, Grand Prix Times, Mercedes

Australian Grand Prix Qualifying: Lewis Hamilton takes first pole of F1’s new era, Sebastian Vettel second

Australian Grand Prix Qualifying: Lewis Hamilton takes first pole of F1’s new era, Sebastian Vettel second

Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton claimed the first pole position of the 2017 Formula 1 season ahead of Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel, who gave the Scuderia its first front row start since the 2015 Singapore Grand...

Read 16 hours ago, James Allen on F1, Mercedes, Ferrari

Lewis Hamilton beats Sebastian Vettel to pole position in Australia

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton secured pole position for the 2017 Formula 1 season opener in Australia, while Sebastian Vettel returned Ferrari to the front row of the grid. Hamilton looked in command...

Read 16 hours ago, Grand Prix Times, Mercedes, Ferrari

Lewis Hamilton on Australian Grand Prix pole position

Lewis Hamilton wins a tight battle for pole position between Mercedes and Ferrari at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.

Read 16 hours ago, BBC Sport, Mercedes

Video: Exploring Melbourne with Lewis Hamilton

What does a Saturday morning in Melbourne look like for Lewis Hamilton? We rode along with the man himself to check out out some of his favourite spots and made some new friends along the way...

Read 17 hours ago, Grand Prix Times, Mercedes

Mercedes removes trick suspension voluntarily

Mercedes has "voluntarily" removed its controversial suspension system for the Australian grand prix.

Read 20 hours ago, Grandprix.com, Mercedes

Mercedes rule the roost as practice in Australia begins

Hamilton leads as Palmer crashes outWe were all expecting the Mercedes team to continue their domination but Hamilton’s half a second head start over his teammate during FP1 and FP2 was still something...

Read 1 day ago, Sidepodcast, Mercedes

Ricciardo downplays Mercedes Friday pace

Daniel Ricciardo has downplayed the dominance of Mercedes during the opening day of the Australian Grand Prix, after Lewis Hamilton topped both practice sessions, and held a 0.5s advantage over nearest...

Read 1 day ago, F1 Hub, Mercedes

Friday Analysis: Mercedes well clear of rivals

Following speculation that Ferrari could have the best car come the season-opening Australian Grand Prix, world champions Mercedes headed straight to the top of the time-sheets from the very start of practice...

Read 1 day ago, F1 Hub, Mercedes

Mercedes well clear of Ferrari during Friday long runs

Image Courtesy: MercedesMercedes turned up a gear during free practice for the season-opening Australian Grand Prix, with the German marque well clear of Ferrari in long runs.Pre-season testing had suggested...

Read 1 day ago, Rach F1, Mercedes, Ferrari

Hamilton surprised by Mercedes step from testing

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Read 1 day ago, RACER, Mercedes

Hamilton: Mercedes gains since testing "like night and day"

Hamilton: Mercedes gains since testing "like night and day"

Hamilton was more than half a second clear of his nearest rival in both Friday sessions in Melbourne, after Mercedes spent most of testing slower than Ferrari. After the two weeks at Barcelona, Hamilton...

Read 1 day ago, Motorsport.com, Mercedes