Both Mercedes F1 Cars Go Off At The End Of Qualifying, Grab 1-2 Anyway

Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg timed their dual wipe-out just right during this morning’s qualifying session for the Austrian Grand Prix. Both drivers went off at the end of the third and final qualifying session after driving to P1 and P2 starting positions, respectively.
» 6/20/15 9:43am 6/20/15 9:43am

Did Mercedes Violate The Rules On F1 Team Radio Instructions In Canada?

One thing that was made clear when Formula One banned teams from relaying certain kinds of information to their drivers was that comparative information about a teammate was not to be shared. “Lewis, Nico is safe on fuel—safe on fuel—but a little bit more critical on brakes,” seems like it might bend this rule, no? » 6/08/15 1:50am 6/08/15 1:50am

Mercedes Apologizes To Lewis Hamilton; Says There's No Team Favoritism

When Autosport asked “What the hell happened there?” in regards to Lewis Hamilton’s pit stop snafu at Monaco, Mercedes Formula One team boss Toto Wolff shed some light on what makes timing at Monaco more difficult to calculate than it is at other tracks. Now we know more on how that call was botched.
» 5/26/15 9:40am 5/26/15 9:40am

Lewis Hamilton's Pole Lap Shows Just How Insane Monaco Is

How balls-out crazy is the Monaco Grand Prix, exactly? This ride along on Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes for his pole position-winning lap will show you just how absurdly close all the Formula One cars this weekend have to get to the walls to put down a fast lap of the impossibly narrow, windy street circuit. » 5/23/15 12:06pm 5/23/15 12:06pm

Rosberg Gives Räikkönen Second Place On A Silver (Arrows) Platter

The real battle at the Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix wasn’t for first per se, although if you ask Kimi Räikkönen, he could have made it happen if he had been given more time. No, it was for the rest of the podium. Here’s the flub and subsequent pass that gave Räikkönen second place over Nico Rosberg. » 4/19/15 3:18pm 4/19/15 3:18pm

Lewis Hamilton's Champagne Spray Sparks Dumb International Outrage

The latest calls for Lewis Hamilton to be banned from China over spraying a Formula One grid girl just serve as more proof that you should never, ever listen to anything printed in the Daily Mail. Out of the billions of social issues to raise about the Chinese Grand Prix, Hammy's champagne simply isn't one. » 4/15/15 12:42pm 4/15/15 12:42pm

Mercedes' Feuding Drivers Make For An Awkward Post-Race Press Conference

Mercedes Formula One driver Nico Rosberg claims that teammate Lewis Hamilton slowed him down during the Chinese Grand Prix. Hamilton was instructed to pick up the pace, but claims he had to manage his tires, saying "it's not my job to look after Nico's race." The Hatfields and McCoys have nothing on these two. » 4/12/15 8:34pm 4/12/15 8:34pm

What Do You Want To Know About The Mercedes-Maybach S600?

Somehow someone somewhere thought it was a good idea to give me a new Maybach for a few days. While I’m sitting in the back seat, running my bare feet along the inches-thick carpeted floor mats, trolling Craigslist for a chauffeur that owns the very specific orange plaid tux I demand, I’ve got time for questions.… » 4/08/15 1:56pm 4/08/15 1:56pm

Five Thoughts We Had Hooning the Last ML63 AMG at a Winter Autocross

Say goodbye to the Mercedes ML63. In 2016, it graduates to G-Class, becoming the GLE63, so we took one of the last hopped-up mini Mercs to Lime Rock Park's Winter Autocross see if the off-road Geländewagen badge is deserved. Here are five thoughts we had while hooning the bejesus out of a $114,000 race car… » 3/16/15 8:21pm 3/16/15 8:21pm

Exclusive Mercedes-Benz G500 4x4² Review Off-Road With GTspirit

As a European grown up in a narrow street in one of Europe's 16th century inner-cities I consider everything over the size of a BMW X3 a big truck. So you can imagine when I first came eye-to-eye with the Mercedes-Benz G500 4x4² show car I was a little impressed, no, frightened of the thought to drive this monster… » 2/21/15 10:34am 2/21/15 10:34am