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Formula 1 – Nico Rosberg Tops Day 3 Testing

February 10, 2012

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MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS concluded its test programme in Jerez today with Nico Rosberg at the wheel of the MGP W02. – Nico completed a programme aimed at furthering the team´s understanding of the 2012 Pirelli tyres, similar to Michael yesterday – He completed 118 laps which also allowed the team to put more mileage on […]

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Formula 1 – 2012 Jerez Test Day 3 Quotes

February 10, 2012

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MercedesGP once again upstaged their more fancied opponents on Day 3 of testing in Jerez, with Nico Rosberg posting the fastest time of the day. Read what all the drivers had to say here: Sebastian Vettel “It’s been two months since we were in the car, so it does take a couple of laps to […]

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Formula 1 – 2012 Jerez Test Day 1 Photos & Quotes

February 8, 2012

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After a long winter and months of waiting, the wraps have finally been taken off the 2012 challengers and the cars have hit the track for the first time in Jerez. After a two year absence, Kimi Raikkonen showed he’s lost none of his pace, setting the fastest tiome of the day with a 1m […]

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Formula 1 – Lewis Hamilton Back In The Winners Circle

November 14, 2011

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After a drama packed Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton was elated to finally take the top step on the podium again. Here’s what all the drivers thought. Vodafone McLaren Mercedes Lewis Hamilton “This result is just fantastic. I’m usually my own biggest critic – I’m always hard on myself when I make mistakes – […]

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Formula 1 – Vettel Dominates Singapore, Tightens Grip On Championship

September 26, 2011

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After driving into the distance on a warm evening in Singapore, Red Bull Racing‘s flying German Sebastien Vettel already has one hand on the 2011 Formula 1 Drivers Championship. The only thing that could spoil Seb’s night was a strong finish from Jenson Button, which Jenson duly provided, finishing second ahead of Vettel’s team mate […]

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Formula 1 – Friday Driver Quotes – Free Practice

September 24, 2011

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Singapore Grand Prix Friday Driver Quotes Red Bull Racing Sebastian Vettel It’s a demanding circuit, it’s quite warm with the suit etc. and on top of that you have to focus . It’s one of the toughest tracks for the mind here. I quite like it, but I’m sure no one’s jumping out of the […]

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Formula 1 – Aggregated Driver Quotes – Italian GP Qualifying‏

September 11, 2011

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      Sebastian Vettel has once again claimed pole position for tonight’s Italian Grand Prix by half a second. The German was surprised at how competitive the car was on a track that has not suited the Red Bull machine’s in the past. Team Vodafone McLaren Mercedes had a good result, putting both their […]

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Formula 1 – Sebastien Vettel Leads Red Bull Racing 1-2 In Spa

August 29, 2011

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Sebastien Vettel has lead Red Bull Racing to an emphatic 1-2 result in Spa, a result which reaffirms Red Bulls dominance this season over Ferrari & McLaren. Yet another poor start from Mark Webber saw the Australian swamped on the line, giving MercedesGP’s Nico Rosberg the chance to dive down the inside, and end up […]

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Formula 1 – Webber Tops Alonso In Free Practice 2

August 27, 2011

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Red Bull Racing‘s Mark Webber topped the time sheets in a wet day at Spa. Hear what all the drivers had to say: Red Bull Racing Sebastian Vettel “It was quite tricky because the weather changed all the time and it’s a shame that in wet conditions we only have one free set of intermediates […]

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Formula 1 – Mercedes GP Petronas – 2011 Hungarian Grand Prix

August 1, 2011

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On a damp afternoon at the Hungaroring, Nico Rosberg finished in ninth place at the end of the Hungarian Grand Prix, scoring two points, whilst team-mate Michael Schumacher was forced to retire. • Both drivers had good starts with Nico gaining three places and Michael four positions. • Nico completed four stops: on lap 12, […]

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Formula 1 – Nico Rosberg and Michael Schumacher Qualify in Seventh and Ninth Places – Hungarian Grand Prix

July 31, 2011

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Nico Rosberg: “Qualifying in seventh place was ok today; we had a good set-up after this morning’s practice and I did a good lap in Q3. I’m pleased to have saved one set of new option tyres for the race which will hopefully help me to score some good points.” Michael Schumacher: “The positive thing […]

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Formula 1 – MercedesGP Hungarian Grand Prix Free Practice Report

July 30, 2011

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MERCEDES GP PETRONAS drivers Nico Rosberg and Michael Schumacher completed the first two practice sessions for the Hungarian Grand Prix today at the Hungaroring circuit just outside of Budapest. • Nico and Michael completed 114 laps in total, ending the two sessions in seventh and eighth places respectively. • The focus today was on evaluating […]

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Formula 1 – Hungarian Grand Prix; The V8 Centenary

July 27, 2011

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The 2011 Hungarian Grand Prix will be a race of anniversaries, including 100 Grands Prix for MERCEDES GP PETRONAS driver Nico Rosberg and 200 for the Mercedes-powered 2009 World Champion Jenson Button. But it will also mark a technological milestone for the sport, as the 2.4 litre V8 engine, competes in its 100th race. Here’s […]

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Formula 1 – MercedesGP Hungarian Grand Prix Preview

July 27, 2011

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The third of the 2011 season’s four sets of back-to-back races continues this weekend in Budapest with Round 11 of the Formula One World Championship, the Hungarian Grand Prix, taking place at the Hungaroring. • The Hungarian Grand Prix will be the 100th race for the Mercedes 2.4 litre V8 engine.   • The Hungarian […]

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Formula 1 – MercedesGP German Grand Prix Race Report

July 25, 2011

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MERCEDES GP PETRONAS drivers Nico Rosberg and Michael Schumacher finished their home race in seventh and eighth positions today as a chilly Nürburgring circuit hosted the German Grand Prix. • Nico completed three stops today, on laps 14, 36, 53, running option/option/option/prime   • Michael completed three stops, on laps 15, 37, 56, running option/option/option/prime […]

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Formula 1 – Force India German Grand Prix Race Report

July 25, 2011

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Force India delivered another excellent performance today as Adrian Sutil raced to a superb sixth place in the German Grand Prix. Teammate Paul Di Resta was the victim of a first lap crash, but recovered to finish P13. The eight points scored today move the team into 7th place in the Constructors’ Championship.   P6 […]

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Formula 1 – MercedesGP German Grand Prix Qualifying Report

July 24, 2011

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MERCEDES GP PETRONAS drivers Nico Rosberg and Michael Schumacher qualified in sixth and tenth places for the German Grand Prix in today’s qualifying session at the Nürburgring. • Nico used the following tyres: Q1: New Prime, New Option; Q2: Used Option, New Option; Q3: New Option   • Michael followed the same tyre usage strategy […]

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Formula 1 – MercedesGP German Grand Prix Free Practice Report

July 23, 2011

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The German Grand Prix weekend got underway today for the MERCEDES GP PETRONAS team, with the first two practice sessions taking place at the historic Nürburgring circuit in the Eifel Mountains.• Michael and Nico both completed two busy and trouble-free practice sessions in dry but cool conditions • Michael completed 62 laps and Nico 65 […]

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Formula 1 – MercedesGP Mid-Season Review

July 20, 2011

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The 2011 season saw the introduction of a number of major rule changes, most notably the implementation of the Drag Reduction System (DRS) and the introduction of Pirelli tyres. With international TV viewing figures on the rise, the changes appear to be a popular success. But what has been the effect of the new regulations […]

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Formula 1 – MercedesGP German Grand Prix Preview

July 19, 2011

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The 2011 Formula One season reaches its midway point this weekend with Round 10, the German Grand Prix, hosted at the historic Nürburgring circuit in the Eifel Mountains on Sunday 24 July. After the British Grand Prix on 10 July, the weekend will be the second home race in a row for the MERCEDES GP […]

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