Valtteri Bottas pips Lewis Hamilton to start F1 season on pole in Austria

Four-times champion Sebastian Vettel failed to reach the top 10 shootouts, starting 11th, while Charles Leclerc qualified seventh after taking pole last year.

Jul 04, 2020, 22:21 PM IST

Lewis Hamilton makes a statement as F1 gets back on track

Hamilton and team mate Valtteri Bottas responded to the `new normal` resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic by finishing one-two in both free practice sessions on the latest start to a campaign.

Jul 04, 2020, 09:18 AM IST

Mercedes-Benz GLS 2020 launched in India at Rs 99.90 lakh

The Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 4MATIC comes with a six-cylinder in-line engine electrified with 48-volt technology and integrated starter-generator (ISG).

Jun 17, 2020, 16:27 PM IST

Mercedes F1 boss backs Lewis Hamilton on racial injustice

Hamilton spoke to millions of followers on social media of his rage and disbelief at the killing of the unarmed black man, who died in Minneapolis after a white U.S. police officer knelt on his neck.

Jun 04, 2020, 09:17 AM IST

Mercedes-Benz launches AMG C 63 Coupe, AMG GT R Coupe in India

The Mercedes-AMG C 63 Coupé is priced starting at Rs 1.33 crore and the Mercedes-AMG GT R is priced at Rs 2.48 crore ex-showroom.

May 27, 2020, 16:25 PM IST

Formula 1: Carlos Sainz is determined to leave McLaren on a high

Sainz's move to Ferrari, replacing four times world champion Sebastian Vettel, was announced on May 14.

May 25, 2020, 11:54 AM IST

Lewis Hamilton ends F1 season in style with victory in Abu Dhabi

The Briton equaled his best performance of 11 race wins in a season, winning from 17 seconds from Max Verstappen in the Red Bull, who himself managed to win his own personal duel with Ferrari's Charles Leclerc to secure third place in the drivers' championship, reports Xinhua news agency.

Dec 02, 2019, 14:05 PM IST

Lewis Hamilton inches closer to 6th world title with Mexican Grand Prix win

Five-time world champion Lewis Hamilton produced nearly a flawless performance to emerge as the quickest driver in this weekend's Mexican Grand Prix at the Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez in Mexico City

Oct 28, 2019, 12:39 PM IST

McLaren to switch back to Mercedes engines from 2021

McLaren, who have used Renault engines since last year, have clinched a deal with Mercedes until at least the end of 2024, resurrecting a partnership that ran from 2005 to 2014.

Sep 28, 2019, 07:27 AM IST

Williams and Mercedes extend F1 engine partnership to 2025

Former champions Williams, who have not won a race since 2012, have used Mercedes power units since 2014.

Sep 13, 2019, 20:26 PM IST

Nico Rosberg backs off after Lewis Hamilton says ex-racers are irrelevant

Hamilton, heading for his sixth title this season, made his comments after Red Bull`s Max Verstappen hit back at criticism from Rosberg, who is now a Sky Sports television pundit and YouTube blogger.

Sep 08, 2019, 16:55 PM IST

Toto Wolff rules out Fernando Alonso's return to Mercedes

Alonso's plans for 2020 looks set as he will participate in Dakar Rally for Toyota. 

Aug 23, 2019, 13:42 PM IST

Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas dubs 2019 as his best season

With this year's season-opening Australian Grand Prix, the 29-year-old ended his one-year winless streak before also making a podium finish in Azerbaijan and grabbing four pole positions in 2019.

Aug 11, 2019, 16:48 PM IST

Hungary win a testament of team work, says Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton

Starting third on the grid, Hamilton swiftly passed Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas and then it was game on as the five-times world champion and the heir apparent set about their own private duel.

Aug 05, 2019, 09:55 AM IST

German Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton on pole for Mercedes' 200th race

Red Bull`s Max Verstappen will share the front row alongside the five-times world champion, with Hamilton`s team mate Valtteri Bottas third.

Jul 28, 2019, 12:28 PM IST

Ferrari blow their chances in German Grand Prix qualifying

Ferrari last won a drivers` championship with Kimi Raikkonen in 2007 while their last constructors` title triumph came in 2008.

Jul 28, 2019, 12:25 PM IST

Lewis Hamilton flies the flag with pride in record British Grand Prix win

With the Union Jack fluttering from his Mercedes after it was handed to him by a marshal on his victory lap, the five-times world champion basked in the adulation of a sellout 141,000-strong crowd.

Jul 15, 2019, 17:22 PM IST

Formula 1: Mercedes to keep permanent red star for Niki Lauda

A red three-pointed star on the engine cover is one of several on-car tributes to the Austrian at Sunday`s Monaco Grand Prix, with the `halo` head protection device painted red as a reference to Lauda`s familiar red cap.

May 26, 2019, 20:38 PM IST

Monaco Grand Prix: We got our sums wrong, admits Ferrari boss Mattia Binotto

Leclerc had been told he did not need to do another lap in the first phase of qualifying, Ferrari believing his time was good enough for him to go through and that they could save a set of tyres.

May 26, 2019, 18:50 PM IST

Lewis Hamilton back on top with victory in Spain Grand Prix

The 76th victory of the five times world champion`s career, and third of the season, sent the Briton seven points clear of Finnish team mate Valtteri Bottas.

May 13, 2019, 00:22 AM IST