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Mercedes Answer a Million Dollar Question in Their Russian Grand Prix Debrief – EssentiallySports
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Mercedes Answer a Million Dollar Question in Their Russian Grand Prix Debrief – EssentiallySports

Mercedes have one of the best social media teams and often conduct interactive and fun sessions on platforms such as YouTube. Their new brainchild for the 2020 season is the ‘Race Debrief’ series, where they answer all the burning questions pertaining to the latest race weekend. Following the Russian Grand Prix, one of the most…

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Mercedes expected simple “telling off” over Hamilton furore – GPfans
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Mercedes expected simple “telling off” over Hamilton furore – GPfans

Mercedes trackside engineering director Andrew Shovlin has revealed the team was hoping to escape with a “telling off” over Lewis Hamilton’s improper practice starts at the Russian Grand Prix. Hamilton was handed two five-second penalties by the stewards for conducting starts beyond the designated area as prescribed in FIA race director Michael Masi’s event notes.…

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Mercedes explain how Lewis Hamilton’s race was ‘screwed’ – PlanetF1
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Mercedes explain how Lewis Hamilton’s race was ‘screwed’ – PlanetF1

Date published: September 6 2020 Mercedes boss Toto Wolff explained how Lewis Hamilton was allowed to enter a closed pitlane and pick up a race-ruining penalty at the Italian GP. Hamilton put his W11 on pole at Monza and after retaining the lead off the line built a gap over Carlos Sainz in P2. That…

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Mercedes: No party, no problem! – Grand Prix 247
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Mercedes: No party, no problem! – Grand Prix 247

Formula 1 had declared the party over, at least for engine modes, but Mercedes and six-times world champion Lewis Hamilton danced on regardless at Monza on Saturday as they annexed the front row of the grid and look set to dominate Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix. “No party. No problem,” they declared on their Twitter feed…

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Can Red Bull take the fight to Mercedes at Spa? – ESPN
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Can Red Bull take the fight to Mercedes at Spa? – ESPN

2:29 PM ETLaurence EdmondsonF1 Editor Close• Joined ESPN in 2009 • An FIA accredited F1 journalist since 2011It’s the seventh race of the season and by now we should know better than to get excited by Friday practice times. Engine modes, fuel loads and differing run plans can all conspire to paint a misleading picture on practice…

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Mercedes ‘excited’ by the challenge of solving tyre blistering problems that blunted Silverstone pace – Formula 1 RSS UK
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Mercedes ‘excited’ by the challenge of solving tyre blistering problems that blunted Silverstone pace – Formula 1 RSS UK

The heavy blistering on the tyres of Mercedes pair Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas likely cost the Silver Arrows victory in the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix on Sunday. But rather than be downhearted about it, this is just the type of challenge to get the team fired up, according to chief race engineer Andrew Shovlin.…

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F1 FP3 Results: Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton tops the timings chart in free practice 3 | Formula 1 2020 70th… – The Sportsrush
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F1 FP3 Results: Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton tops the timings chart in free practice 3 | Formula 1 2020 70th… – The Sportsrush

F1 FP3 Results of the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix sees Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton setting the quickest lap time in the session. The Formula One 2020 fifth race weekend’s Free Practice sessions are done with at Silverstone for the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix.Lewis Hamilton did the quickest lap timing of the session, with his teammate Valtteri Bottas…

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FP3: Mercedes complete clean sweep of practice 1-2s as Norris takes P3 for McLaren – Formula 1 RSS UK
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FP3: Mercedes complete clean sweep of practice 1-2s as Norris takes P3 for McLaren – Formula 1 RSS UK

Lewis Hamilton topped the time sheets in FP3 ahead of qualifying for the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix at Silverstone, one place in front of his Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas, as Lando Norris put his McLaren in P3 – 0.581s off Hamilton. The hour-long session began with Ferrari and McLaren sharing the track as it…

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Mercedes F1 news: Team Boss Toto Wolff confirms if Mercedes ‘Dream Team’ will stay for the 2021… – The Sportsrush
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Mercedes F1 news: Team Boss Toto Wolff confirms if Mercedes ‘Dream Team’ will stay for the 2021… – The Sportsrush

Mercedes F1 news: Toto Wolff has confirmed that he wants to continue, along with Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas.Mercedes is one of the most successful teams in Formula 1 history since it entered in the 1954 French Grand Prix. Since then, the German outfit, but based out of the United Kingdom, has won 6 Constructors…

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Mercedes are dominating, but rivals are falling short – ESPN
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Mercedes are dominating, but rivals are falling short – ESPN

2:24 PM ETLaurence EdmondsonCloseF1 Editor• Joined ESPN in 2009 • An FIA accredited F1 journalist since 2011Nate SaundersCloseF1 Associate Editor• Previously worked in rugby union and British Superbikes • History graduate from Reading University • Joined ESPNF1 in February 2014An empty Silverstone circuit might take some getting used to, but what happened on track looked no different to recent years,…

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Is Mercedes feeling the heat from its rivals at Silverstone? – ESPN
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Is Mercedes feeling the heat from its rivals at Silverstone? – ESPN

Jul 31, 2020Laurence EdmondsonF1 Editor Close• Joined ESPN in 2009 • An FIA accredited F1 journalist since 2011SILVERSTONE, Great Britain — In theory, the Silverstone circuit should be the perfect circuit for this year’s Mercedes. Fast, flowing corners and long straights play to the emerging strengths of the W11, meaning, on paper at least, Lewis Hamilton and…

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Don’t read too much into Mercedes’ Friday pace advantage, says Hamilton – Formula 1 RSS UK
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Don’t read too much into Mercedes’ Friday pace advantage, says Hamilton – Formula 1 RSS UK

With no team bar Racing Point having got within a second of the Mercedes in the dry Free Practice 1 session for the Hungarian Grand Prix, you could forgive Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas for believing they had the weekend all sewn up already. But with only one session of representative running on Friday in…

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Mercedes set to take FP2 performance ‘up a notch’ in case of rained-off qualifying – Formula 1 RSS UK
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Mercedes set to take FP2 performance ‘up a notch’ in case of rained-off qualifying – Formula 1 RSS UK

With storms set to hit Spielberg this weekend for the Styrian Grand Prix, qualifying could be delayed or even cancelled – and if the latter happens, times from Friday’s Free Practice 2 session could be used to determine the starting grid. And that’s led Mercedes to say they’ll push hard in this afternoon’s FP2 for…

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Could Mercedes have used team orders to get Hamilton on the podium? – RaceFans
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Could Mercedes have used team orders to get Hamilton on the podium? – RaceFans

Did Mercedes throw valuable world championship points away with their tactics in the closing laps of the Austrian Grand Prix?The W11s crossed the line first and second at the Red Bull Ring on Sunday, Valtteri Bottas ahead of Lewis Hamilton. But Hamilton’s five-second time penalty for tangling with Alexander Albon relegated him to fourth place…

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Mercedes DAS system ruled legal – Race Tech Magazine
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Mercedes DAS system ruled legal – Race Tech Magazine

One of the main stories of Formula 1’s pre-season testing in Barcelona revolved around the legality of Mercedes’ innovative new steering system. The Dual Axis Steering (DAS) system, as it is known, enables the Mercedes drivers to alter the toe of the car while on track by sliding the steering wheel backwards and forwards. This…

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