Here is Lewis Hamilton channeling his inner Juan Manuel Fangio in the summer of 2007, driving the monstrous, asymmetrical, wonderful W154 W196 of Mercedes’s only F1 world champion. When he gets into his new ride two weeks from now in Melbourne, he’ll have his first chance to join the club. (Photo by Vladimir…
We'll give you a hint: It goes in a racing car that helped a certain Argentinean win two F1 championships. Four words: direct injection and desmo. (If you know your history, that last bit should clinch it.)
With yesterday’s acquisition of Brawn GP, Mercedes-Benz will return to Formula One after a 55-year hiatus. Judging by their earlier attempts to build race cars, every team has reason to be very, very afraid.