Mercedes

Williams: Poor form not because it doesn’t have 'pink Mercedes'

Williams says its recent poor form in Formula 1 cannot be put down to its decision not to purchase listed parts from a front-running team such as Mercedes

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15 hours ago, Autosport, Mercedes, Williams

Williams slump not because it doesn't have 'Pink Mercedes'

Williams slump not because it doesn't have 'Pink Mercedes'

Williams has finished last in the constructors' championship each of the last two years, slumping to its worst-ever F1 season in 2019 as it scored just a single point.Midfield rivals such as Haas and, more recently, Racing Point have looked to boost their fortunes by taking customer parts from Ferrari...

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3 days ago, Motorsport.com, Mercedes, Williams

Why the FIA has ‘re-banned’ Mercedes’ DAS for 2021 | 2021 F1 season

Mercedes' Dual Axis System will not get a stay of execution in 2021 after all. The FIA's decision to ban it shows how urgently they want to lower costs.

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3 days ago, F1 Fanatic, Mercedes

Mercedes F1 team agrees to plan that outlaws DAS system for 2021

Mercedes has agreed to a plan not to allow DAS systems to remain in Formula 1 in 2021, despite emergency measures to roll over the current cars into next year

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4 days ago, Autosport, Mercedes

Mercedes revolutionary 'DAS' steering remains banned for 2021

Mercedes' revolutionary steering system has been banned for 2021 despite the regulations staying the same over the next two seasons.

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4 days ago, BBC Sport, Mercedes

Mercedes agrees plan to outlaw DAS for 2021

Mercedes agrees plan to outlaw DAS for 2021

The coronavirus pandemic has forced dramatic changes to F1, with teams agreeing earlier this month to delay until 2022 the introduction of a major rules revamp that had been planned for next season.It means teams will continue to use their current chassis next year, with some aerodynamic modifications...

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4 days ago, Motorsport.com, Mercedes

Will F1’s hiatus cost Mercedes its DAS advantage? | 2020 F1 season

The unprecedented disruption to the new season may have given Mercedes' rivals more time to copy their innovative DAS system. But do they need to?

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4 days ago, F1 Fanatic, Mercedes

How Mercedes has taken F1 brake design to the next level

How Mercedes has taken F1 brake design to the next level

And while most of the attention has been dominated by its DAS system and a bold revamp of its sidepod concept, a deep dig into less obvious areas – like its brakes – highlights the attention to detail the team has put in.The front brake disc bell is a component that usually divides teams into two camps:...

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5 days ago, Motorsport.com, Mercedes

Mercedes developing breathing aids to assist on coronavirus frontline

Formula 1’s efforts to combat COVID-19 have already started to bear fruit, with Mercedes assisting in the development of a breathing aid that helps keep patients out of intensive care. Mercedes have been working in  collaboration with University College London to develop and build a breathing aid...

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5 days ago, Grand Prix 247, Mercedes

The Mercedes F1 Team Has Helped Develop Crucial Medical Aids In Record Time

Breathing apparatus designed to help prevent coronavirus patients from requiring intensive care has been developed with the help of Mercedes, with other F1 teams ready to help out with production

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5 days ago, WTF1, Mercedes

Mercedes-designed breathing aids approved for use in the UK

Mercedes-designed breathing aids approved for use in the UK

As the impact of the coronavirus pandemic continues to be felt around the world, F1 teams have committed to lending their engineering capabilities to support health services through the ‘Project Pitlane’ scheme. In conjunction with mechanical engineers at University College London, Mercedes-AMG High...

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5 days ago, Motorsport.com, Mercedes

Mercedes F1-designed breathing aid approved for use by NHS

A breathing aid that has received design input from Mercedes' Formula 1 engineers has received approval for use in the NHS to aid COVID-19 patients

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5 days ago, Autosport, Mercedes

F1: Mercedes leads the way in coronavirus battle

As on track, Mercedes appears to be leading the way in the bid to fight the coronavirus.

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5 days ago, Pitpass, Mercedes

Coronavirus: Mercedes F1 to make breathing aid

Thousands of the devices, which deliver oxygen to the lungs without needing a ventilator, could be made.

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6 days ago, BBC Sport, Mercedes

Is this the real secret behind the Mercedes DAS system?

Is this the real secret behind the Mercedes DAS system?

The story of DAS is intriguing, as the system was only discovered during pre-season testing because F1 had decided to film the sessions live from Barcelona.Onboard footage captured Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas pushing and pulling on the steering wheel, and it immediately sent shockwaves through...

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1 week ago, Motorsport.com, Mercedes

F1: McLaren given permission to adapt chassis for Mercedes engine

Despite the rules stating that teams must continue using their 2020 chassis next season, McLaren has been given permission to make changes as it switches from Renault to Mercedes power units.

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1 week ago, Pitpass, Mercedes, McLaren

McLaren allowed to alter 2020 chassis to fit Mercedes power unit | 2021 F1 season

McLaren will be allowed to make "necessary changes" to its 2020 F1 car when it changes power unit for next year, despite teams agreeing to freeze their chassis designs.

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1 week ago, F1 Fanatic, Mercedes, McLaren

How Mercedes could fit DAS into its Formula 1 suspension layout

Formula 1's stable rules for 2020 were expected to lead to design convergence between the top teams, but there has still been room for divergence among their respective suspension designs

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1 week ago, Autosport, Mercedes

Ocon admits he didn't know Mercedes was working on DAS

Ocon admits he didn't know Mercedes was working on DAS

Mercedes surprised its rival during pre-season testing when it introduced the innovative concept that allows drivers to alter the toe angle of the front wheels by pushing or pulling the steering wheel.Ocon spent 2019 as Mercedes' reserve and simulator driver before signing a contract to race for Renault...

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1 week ago, Motorsport.com, Mercedes

McLaren insists Mercedes engines switch going ahead in 2021

McLaren insists Mercedes engines switch going ahead in 2021

Within the current storm of the coronavirus pandemic, the much-vaunted technical changes for the 2021 F1 season have been delayed by a year in response to the mandatory lockdowns and financial strains placed on the teams.Furthermore, the current 2020-spec chassis and gearbox designs will be frozen into...

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1 week ago, Motorsport.com, Mercedes, McLaren

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