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Mercedes modified wheel rims to avoid risk of Ferrari protest

Mercedes modified wheel rims to avoid risk of Ferrari protest

As Mercedes continues to seek answers as to why it struggled to manage its tyre temperatures in the Austin race, it has emerged that the team made last-minute tweaks to a rear wheel rim concept that had been under the spotlight ahead of the weekend. The unique design of the Mercedes rim – which features...

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16 hours ago, Motorsport.com, Mercedes, Ferrari

Mercedes modified wheel rims to avoid Ferrari Austin protest risk

The risk of a post-race protest from Ferrari prompted Mercedes to make modifications to its radical wheel rim design ahead of the United States Grand Prix, Autosport has learned

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16 hours ago, Autosport, Mercedes, Ferrari

Mercedes had multiple problems in Austin - Hamilton

Mercedes had multiple problems in Austin - Hamilton

Mercedes changed the water pumps on both its cars ahead of the race after identifying problems after qualifying, when the component on Bottas's W09 had a leak and data on Hamilton's car also indicated an issue. Hamilton started from pole but was beaten by Kimi Raikkonen into Turn 1 and struggled chiefly...

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19 hours ago, Motorsport.com, Mercedes

Mercedes suffered multiple problems in F1's US GP - Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton claims he suffered multiple problems in the United States Grand Prix that started when his Mercedes Formula 1 team needed to replace the water pump on Sunday morning

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22 hours ago, Autosport, Mercedes

F1 gossip: Vettel, Ferrari, Bottas, Hamilton, Mercedes, Stroll, Force India

Sebastian Vettel frustrated, Valterri Bottas blames tyres, Lewis Hamilton puzzled, Lance Stroll could test for Force India, plus more.

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1 day ago, BBC Sport, Mercedes, Ferrari, Force India

Lewis Hamilton gave Max Verstappen 'way too much space' at Austin

Lewis Hamilton has admitted he gave Max Verstappen "way too much space" in his failed bid to pass his Formula 1 rival for second in the United States Grand Prix

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1 day ago, Autosport, Mercedes, Red Bull Racing

Hamilton sees many reasons for Mercedes’ Austin struggle | 2018 United States Grand Prix

A pre-race water pump change was one of several factors which left Mercedes on the back foot in Austin, according to Lewis Hamilton.

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1 day ago, F1 Fanatic, Mercedes

Hamilton, Mercedes 'made US GP hard for ourselves' with strategy

Mercedes Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton says he and his team "made it hard for ourselves" in committing to an inferior United States Grand Prix strategy compared to his nearest rivals

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1 day ago, Autosport, Mercedes

Mercedes "made it hard for ourselves" in US GP - Hamilton

Mercedes "made it hard for ourselves" in US GP - Hamilton

Hamilton started the Austin race on pole with the chance of clinching the 2018 drivers' title early, but lost out to Kimi Raikkonen at the start – and also dropped behind Max Verstappen, who like Raikkonen made a single stop to Hamilton's two. The championship leader caught the pair at the end of the...

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1 day ago, Motorsport.com, Mercedes

Lewis Hamilton loses out on fifth F1 world title in United States GP

Lewis Hamilton's wait for fifth world title goes on as Kimi Raikkonen wins United States Grand Prix.

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1 day ago, BBC Sport, Mercedes

Water Pump Changes At Mercedes Plants Seed Of Doubt

This really isn't what the Mercedes drivers need just before the race

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1 day ago, WTF1, Mercedes

Mercedes changes water pumps after problem

Mercedes changes water pumps after problem

Championship leader Lewis Hamilton will start the Austin race from pole position, with teammate Valtteri Bottas lining up third. Their cars had fresh water pumps fitted for this race, but the component on Bottas's W09 had a leak in qualifying. Data on Hamilton's car also indicated an issue with his pump,...

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1 day ago, Motorsport.com, Mercedes

Mercedes changes water pumps on both F1 cars before US Grand Prix

Mercedes has changed the water pumps on both its Formula 1 cars ahead of the United States Grand Prix after identifying problems after qualifying

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1 day ago, Autosport, Mercedes

Mercedes cautious about Esteban Ocon's 2019 Williams F1 seat chance

Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff is cautious about the chances of his protege Esteban Ocon getting a Williams Formula 1 seat for the 2019 season

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2 days ago, Autosport, Mercedes, Williams, Force India

Lauda: Mercedes are [email protected] lucky Ferrari are so bad

Formula 1 legend Niki Lauda might still be in intensive care at the AKH Hospital in Vienna, but he is fast returning to his straight-talking self when he told Bernie Ecclestone that the reason Mercedes are winning is because Ferrari tripping up when it matters. Ecclestone, who was in contact with the...

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2 days ago, Grand Prix 247, Mercedes, Ferrari

Mercedes ready to use team orders to secure Hamilton’s title | 2018 United States Grand Prix

Mercedes will consider using team orders on their drivers again to secure championship victory for Lewis Hamilton in today's Untied States Grand Prix.

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2 days ago, F1 Fanatic, Mercedes

Valtteri Bottas and Esteban Ocon escape qualifying penalties

Formula 1 drivers Valtteri Bottas and Esteban Ocon have escaped punishment after being investigated for driving unnecessarily slowly on their inlaps in United States Grand Prix qualifying

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2 days ago, Autosport, Mercedes, Force India

F1: United States GP: Qualifying team notes - Mercedes

This is the kind of battle that the sport should be all about.

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2 days ago, Pitpass, Mercedes

US Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton on pole, Sebastian Vettel fifth

Lewis Hamilton claimed his ninth Formula 1 pole position of the season in qualifying for the United States Grand Prix, while title rival Sebastian Vettel will start fifth

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2 days ago, Autosport, Mercedes, Ferrari

United States Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton on pole position

Lewis Hamilton takes pole position for the United States GP, where he can win his fifth F1 world championship title.

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2 days ago, BBC Sport, Mercedes

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