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Who Can Challenge Lewis Hamilton In 2019?

Britain’s Lewis Hamilton has shot to global super-stardom and Formula 1 dominance in recent years, with his latest season success seeing him seal his position as one of the best drivers in the history of the sport. The Stevenage-born steerer impressively rallied to his fifth career world title...

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5 hours ago, Kunal's F1 Blog, Mercedes

Yearender: Ten out of Ten for Hamilton and Mercedes

Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes won their fifth Formula 1 World Championships in 2018 – a combined ten titles in five years – but, even if nothing actually changed at the top, the season at least added an exciting twist to the same old story.Yes, the top three — the ‘Silver Arrows’ along with...

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7 hours ago, Grand Prix 247, Mercedes

The tech differences that defined F1's Ferrari-Mercedes title battle

The key technical differences between Mercedes and Ferrari and how they defined the 2018 Formula 1 title battle are scrutinised in our special analysis of their respective challengers

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21 hours ago, Autosport, Mercedes, Ferrari

Mercedes didn't understand engine upgrade initially

Mercedes didn't understand engine upgrade initially

The defining moment in the F1 title battle between Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel came following the summer break, when Mercedes responded to defeat at the Belgian Grand Prix. After Hamilton seized on lap one Ferrari infighting to triumph at the subsequent Italian GP, Mercedes' performance in Singapore...

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1 day ago, Motorsport.com, Mercedes

Mercedes didn't understand F1 engine upgrade at first

Mercedes initially did not fully understand the engine upgrade that it introduced for the second half of the 2018 Formula 1 season

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1 day ago, Autosport, Mercedes

F1: Mercedes using psychologists to maintain superiority

Toto Wolff reveals that Mercedes is using psychologists as it strives to continue to be F1's benchmark team.

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2 days ago, Pitpass, Mercedes

Hamilton’s 'secret' seat fitting revealed for 2019 F1 Mercedes

Hamilton’s 'secret' seat fitting revealed for 2019 F1 Mercedes

Both five-time and reigning world champion Hamilton and teammate Valtteri Bottas were at the team’s factory in Brackley this weekend for the team’s Christmas party, and both are shown meeting children and their families from the Make-a-Wish Foundation. Before that, Hamilton is shown in a mocked-up chassis,...

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2 days ago, Motorsport.com, Mercedes

Mercedes using psychologists to ensure further F1 success

Mercedes using psychologists to ensure further F1 success

With the German car manufacturer having secured a fifth consecutive F1 title double, the biggest challenge the team faces is in trying to seek further gains to fight off the ever-closing opposition. Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff insists that keeping motivation up is not a problem, but where he...

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3 days ago, Motorsport.com, Mercedes

Mercedes F1 team using psychologists to 'maintain energy' of staff

Mercedes is turning to psychologists, well-being practices and medical support for its staff in its bid to remain at the top of Formula 1

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3 days ago, Autosport, Mercedes

Mercedes: Bottas an "alpha" driver like Hamilton

Mercedes: Bottas an "alpha" driver like Hamilton

Bottas failed to win a race in 2018 while Hamilton equalled a personal-best 11 victories on his way to a fifth title. Mercedes asked Bottas to give up one victory, in Russia, to aid Hamilton’s title push and he also lost another likely win in Azerbaijan because of a late puncture. Wolff has defended...

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6 days ago, Motorsport.com, Mercedes

Mercedes Formula 1 team defends 'alpha' driver Valtteri Bottas

Mercedes' Toto Wolff has reiterated how important Valtteri Bottas was to the team's Formula 1 title double this season and says Bottas and Lewis Hamilton are both "alpha" drivers

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6 days ago, Autosport, Mercedes

Valtteri Bottas to make rally debut in World Rally Car Ford Fiesta

Mercedes Formula 1 driver Valtteri Bottas will kick off his 2019 season by making his competitive rallying debut in Finland in an M-Sport Ford Fiesta World Rally Car

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1 week ago, Autosport, Mercedes

F1's Lewis Hamilton told to 'go a bit slower' in superbike test

Five-time Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton had to be convinced to "go a bit slower" in his Yamaha Superbike track test at Jerez, says rider Michael van der Mark

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1 week ago, Autosport, Mercedes

Abiteboul: Our budget is 60 percent less than Mercedes

Renault team chief Cyril Abiteboul claims that Mercedes are spending a staggering 60 percent more than the French team in the quest for Formula 1 glory, explaining the gap between the World Champions and his team. While Mercedes have cleaned up, winning ten titles in ten years, in this budget-heavy hybrid...

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1 week ago, Grand Prix 247, Mercedes

Formula 1: Mercedes' Toto Wolff says 2018 was 'most challenging season'

This year was Mercedes' "most challenging season", team boss Toto Wolff says after picking up a fifth consecutive Formula 1 constructors' championship trophy.

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1 week ago, BBC Sport, Mercedes

F1: Hamilton and Mercedes receive title trophies

Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes receive their 2018 titles at FIA Awards in St Petersburg.

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1 week ago, Pitpass, Mercedes

Mercedes' Wolff backs F3 champion Mick Schumacher for F1 success

Toto Wolff reckons Michael Schumacher's son Mick can achieve success in Formula 1, "maybe" even with Mercedes

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1 week ago, Autosport, Mercedes

Hamilton & Mercedes F1 officially crowned at FIA Prize Giving Ceremony

Hamilton & Mercedes F1 officially crowned at FIA Prize Giving Ceremony

Lewis Hamilton and the Mercedes F1 team were officially crowned as drivers’ and constructors’ champions at the FIA Prize Giving Ceremony, hosted in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Accompanied by some of the best and brightest in motor sport, the Grand Hall of the historic St Petersburg Philharmonia...

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1 week ago, James Allen on F1, Mercedes

Mercedes even wary of Williams amid loophole threat

Mercedes even wary of Williams amid loophole threat

As teams work on honing their cars to new aero regulations that are aimed at improving overtaking, Wolff maintains his belief that the order could be turned on its head by teams exploiting potential grey areas in the rules. He thinks a repeat of 2009, when Brawn emerged from nowhere to triumph thanks...

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1 week ago, Motorsport.com, Mercedes, Williams

Even Williams an F1 2019 threat amid loophole fear - Mercedes boss

Toto Wolff says even a team such as Williams cannot be discounted from coming up with a Mercedes-beating 2019 Formula 1 car, amid fears of loopholes in the new regulations

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1 week ago, Autosport, Mercedes, Williams

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