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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.
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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 9:20am6/08/15 9:20am

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 3:29pm4/19/15 3:29pm

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 8:43pm4/12/15 8:43pm

Mercedes Formula One Driver Nico Rosberg Uses Maxi Pads

So, maxi pads: they're these things for menstruation. A woman's miserable-time. Surely, you've seen the commercials, or if not, Deadspin has a thorough explainer. Only, for obvious reasons, Nico Rosberg doesn't use them like that. He told Sky Sports at the extremely muggy Malaysia race that he uses them to absorb… »3/27/15 9:43am3/27/15 9:43am

Team Radio Proves Hamilton Was Suspicious About Rosberg's Off At Monaco

Let's be honest, stuff like this is why the idea of limiting team radio communication was a bad idea. Lewis Hamilton's team radio during Monaco qualifying released in the official Formula One 2014 season review proves that Hamilton believes Rosberg went off intentionally to screw him out of pole. »12/21/14 3:18pm12/21/14 3:18pm

Mercedes In Urgent Contract Talks With Lewis Hamilton

Per Motorsport.com, Mercedes Formula One boss Toto Wolff wants to get into contract talks as soon as possible to keep both Lewis Hamilton as well as Nico Rosberg on the team for the forseeable future. This would shut the door on a Fernando Alonso to Mercedes move as well for Hamilton going back to McLaren. »11/17/14 1:02pm11/17/14 1:02pm

Exclusive interview: Mercedes AMG F1 star Nico Rosberg

The gap to Red Bull Racing may ultimately have been huge, but nevertheless last season Mercedes AMG F1 did a good job to move up to second place in the World Championship last year. Between them, drivers Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton logged three wins in a year when victories were hard to come by for anyone not… »1/22/14 10:55am1/22/14 10:55am