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Nikki Lauda's losing bet

Mercedes chairman Nikki Lauda bet against his team grabbing the pole position on Saturday for the Chinese Grand Prix, but it was a 10-euro wager he was happy to lose.

April 17, 2017
April 17, 2017

Maiden pole for Bottas

A cool, calm and collected Valtteri Bottas claimed his first pole position on Saturday when he beat his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton with a well-controlled fastest lap in qualifying for the Bahrain Grand Prix.

April 9, 2017
April 9, 2017

Nikki Lauda's losing bet

Mercedes chairman Nikki Lauda bet against his team grabbing the pole position on Saturday for the Chinese Grand Prix, but it was a 10-euro wager he was happy to lose.

April 5, 2017
April 5, 2017

Wolff backs Hamilton revenge at Chinese Grand Prix

Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff has backed Lewis Hamilton to exact swift revenge at Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix after a chastening defeat in Formula One's season opener in Australia.

March 24, 2017
March 24, 2017

Hamilton bosses Formula One season's first practice

Lewis Hamilton laid down a marker as he led a Mercedes one-two in the new Formula One season's first free practice at the Australian Grand Prix on Friday.

March 11, 2017
March 11, 2017

Alonso hints at McLaren exit after nightmare test

Two-time Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso ruled out retiring until he is handed a competitive car as his beleaguered McLaren-Honda suffered more reliability problems to end pre-season testing.

March 8, 2017
March 8, 2017

Golden oldie Massa fastest in second test

Williams ace Felipe Massa upstaged former world champions Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel on the first day of Formula One's second pre-season test in Barcelona on Tuesday.

March 3, 2017
March 3, 2017

Raikkonen makes splash as Hamilton sits tight

Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen posted the fastest time on a track artificially soaked to test wet conditions as Lewis Hamilton's first week of testing fizzled to a premature end on Thursday.

February 28, 2017
February 28, 2017

Hamilton's 'beast' pips Vettel in first-day testing

Lewis Hamilton fired a warning to his title rivals on Monday pipping Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel on the opening day of pre-season testing in Barcelona in his "beast" of a Mercedes.

November 28, 2016
November 28, 2016

Rosberg claims maiden title

Nico Rosberg clinched his maiden world title on Sunday when he finished second in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix despite Lewis Hamilton ignoring team orders in his quest to foil the German.

November 27, 2016
November 27, 2016

Rosberg, Hamilton primed for desert duel

Nico Rosberg starts Sunday's season-closing Abu Dhabi Grand Prix with the Formula One world title he covets so keenly tantalisingly within his grasp.