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Red Bull driver Verstappen used the French manufacturer's latest spec at Marina Bay, despite Renault having warned that there were reliability risks involved. Neither the works Renault team nor customer McLaren used the Spec C in Singapore. Although both Verstappen and teammate Daniel Ricciardo were hit by mapping issues during the weekend, the Dutchman went on to finish as runner-up in the ... ... Keep readingRead More...
It will mark the first time Leclerc is at the wheel of the Ferrari SF71H since having been announced as a race driver for the Maranello squad next year. The test, which will take place on Thursday and Friday, is key for Pirelli as the F1 tyre supplier approaches the conclusion of its 2019 development programme. Although a couple of sessions remain on Pirelli's schedule, this week's running ... ... Keep readingRead More...
Mercedes-Benz’s association with Formula 1 is one that dates all the way back to 1954, when they took part in their first Grand Prix. In the two years after their debut, the team already went on to win two driver championships with Juan Manuel Fangio.
Mercedes’s incredibly successful F1 debut was overshadowed the following year by a tragic accident that killed their driver, Pierre Levegh, and 83 spectators in the 1955 24 Hours of Le Mans. In light of the recently ended World War ten years earlier, the German team withdrew their cars from the race in respect to the lives lost, and opted to withdraw from factory-sponsored racing in order to focus on other developments.
The company supplied engines to many F1 teams throughout the 1990s and 2000s before returning to Formula 1 as a team in 2010, 55 years after their self-imposed ban in motorsport racing. They have won two double world championships since their comeback - drivers and constructors in both 2014 and 2015. Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg are Mercedes-Benz's current drivers, a dynamic duo whose rivalry is part of a long list of F1 feuding between teammates.