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Mercedes unveil their ‘new diva’, the W09

Mercedes unveil their ‘new diva’, the W09

Hours after a photograph was leaked online, Mercedes officially introduced their W09 to the world at Silverstone on Thursday. The post Mercedes unveil their ‘new diva’, the W09 appeared first on

Wolff wants to take a ‘chainsaw’ to Halo

Although Toto Wolff says driver safety needs to be looked at, the Mercedes motorsport boss could quite happily take a "chainsaw" to Halo. The post Wolff wants to take a ‘chainsaw’ to Halo appeared
Gallery: Ciao to the new Ferrari SF71H

Gallery: Ciao to the new Ferrari SF71H

Seven down, three to go! Ferrari are the latest to reveal their 2018 challenger, shortly after main rivals Mercedes peeled the covers off the W09. The post Gallery: Ciao to the new Ferrari SF71H
Ferrari take the covers off the SF71H

Ferrari take the covers off the SF71H

No sooner had the covers come off the Mercedes W09, Ferrari were hot on their heels with the officially unveiling of their 2018 challenger - the SF71H. The post Ferrari take the covers off the SF71H
‘Committed’ Hamilton close to new Merc deal

‘Committed’ Hamilton close to new Merc deal

Lewis Hamilton has said a new Mercedes deal could be announced before the first race in Australia after talking about his future at the launch of the W09. The post ‘Committed’ Hamilton close to new

Wehrlein, Russell to split Mercedes duties

Mercedes have confirmed Pascal Wehrlein and George Russell will share reserve driver duties at the Silver Arrows for the 2018 season. The post Wehrlein, Russell to split Mercedes duties appeared first
Gallery: Get a first glimpse of the Mercedes W09

Gallery: Get a first glimpse of the Mercedes W09

Mercedes have launched their 2018 challenger - the W09 - following a shakedown from Valtteri Bottas at a special Silverstone launch. The post Gallery: Get a first glimpse of the Mercedes W09 appeared

Force India deny £200m takeover rumours

Force India have ended speculation surrounding a reported ?200million takeover by denying the claims in a press release. The post Force India deny £200m takeover rumours appeared first on PlanetF1.

First image of Mercedes’ W09 shakedown

Mercedes' W09 has broken cover a little earlier than planned with a photograph of the new car leaked on social media. The post First image of Mercedes’ W09 shakedown appeared first on PlanetF1.

Sainz: 20 laps to adapt to Halo

Carlos Sainz believes it will take the drivers all of "20 laps" in testing to adjust to life with Halo. The post Sainz: 20 laps to adapt to Halo appeared first on PlanetF1.

‘Red Bull, Ferrari may make a play for Hamilton’

Nigel Mansell says Red Bull or Ferrari may do "something special" to sign Lewis Hamilton, however, at the end of it all he expects the Brit will remain with Mercedes. The post ‘Red Bull, Ferrari may

Kubica was ‘almost convinced’ he’d race in Australia

Although Robert Kubica tried to keep his expectations in check, the Pole has confessed he was "almost convinced" he'd race for Williams at this year's Australian GP. The post Kubica was ‘almost

Renault motivated by Red Bull, McLaren challenge

While Cyril Abiteboul acknowledges that taking on Red Bull and McLaren with the same engine is an "extra challenge" for Renault, it is, he says, also extra motivation. The post Renault motivated by

‘Super smooth’ first run for Toro Rosso-Honda

Jokes aside, it seems the only glitch on Toro Rosso's first day of running with Honda power was a leaked photo of the STR13. The post ‘Super smooth’ first run for Toro Rosso-Honda appeared first on

Bottas shows off his fan-designed helmet

Valtteri Bottas has taken the covers - or best to the say the tape - off his new 2018 helmet, which was designed by a fan. The post Bottas shows off his fan-designed helmet appeared first on PlanetF1.

Toro Rosso reveal STR13 after image leak

Toro Rosso have coolly played off the fact that their new STR13 was leaked by revealing the car themselves five days earlier than initially planned. The post Toro Rosso reveal STR13 after image leak

Five questions ahead of Winter Testing

The wait is finally over: Formula 1 cars are back on track again in Barcelona for eight days of testing. But will we get the answers we are looking for? The post Five questions ahead of Winter Testing

F1 risks becoming a ‘Mickey Mouse series’

Michael Schumacher's former manager, Willi Weber, has warned Liberty not to turn Formula 1 into a "Mickey Mouse series" after recent changes. The post F1 risks becoming a ‘Mickey Mouse series’

Philip Morris extend Ferrari sponsorship deal

Philip Morris have announced an extended deal with Ferrari until the end of the 2021 season as part of a 'realigned' agreement with their long-standing partners. The post Philip Morris extend Ferrari

McLaren planning big Melbourne upgrade

The covers have not even come off the MCL33 yet, but McLaren are hoping to introduce a "substantial" upgrade for the season opener in Melbourne next month. The post McLaren planning big Melbourne