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Just over the week before the launch of the 2020 Mercedes W11, the Brackley squad fired up their new car for the first time.
Former Mercedes man Nick Fry admits while he has no idea if it is true, he’d be “surprised” if Michael Schumacher took the time to play mind games with Nico Rosberg.
Lewis Hamilton’s contract negotiations with Mercedes have reportedly hit a stumbling block, and it is all thanks to Max Verstappen.
Lewis Hamilton is more talented than Michael Schumacher and Ayrton Senna, so says former F1 driver Rubens Barrichello.
Valtteri Bottas may be the perfect team-mate for Lewis Hamilton as tensions at Mercedes are at all-time low but that doesn’t mean he’s doesn’t race the Brit hard.
Although Toto Wolff says retaining Lewis Hamilton is a “priority” for Mercedes, he reckons if the Brit does swap teams it will provide an “opportunity” for Mercedes.
Both Mercedes and Toto Wolff will reportedly remain in Formula 1 for the long-term with the latter set to commit his future to the Brackley squad along with Lewis Hamilton.
George Russell may be a Williams man for the next two years but he says he would definitely “consider it” if Mercedes made an approach.
Ex-Formula 1 boss, Flavio Briatore, reckons at least “five or six drivers” could have won the 2019 title in Mercedes’ car, including Fernando Alonso.
Esteban Ocon has revealed he was “very close” to replacing Valtteri Bottas at Mercedes for the 2020 F1 season.
Pat Symonds didn’t expect it would take six seasons for Mercedes’ rivals to catch up to them but feels they finally have.
Lewis Hamilton is reportedly in the ‘advanced stages’ of signing a two-year contract extension with Mercedes, according to Gazzetta dello Sport.
Mercedes are the fifth Formula 1 team to announce their 2020 launch with the rather romantic date of February 14.
Lewis Hamilton has vowed to “be a machine” in 2020 as he attempts to win a record-equalling seventh World Championship title.
Red Bull principal Christian Horner believes only someone “pulling a rabbit out of a hat” can stop his team, Mercedes and Ferrari from delivering a classic 2020 season.
Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes and MotoGP’s reigning champion Marc Marquez are all among the nominees at this years’ Laureus Awards.
Dutch Grand Prix boss, Jan Lammers, feels it is not “unthinkable” that Mercedes could leave Formula 1 in the near future.
Red Bull motorsport advisor, Dr Helmut Marko, feared Max Verstappen could have been snapped up by Mercedes if he had not signed a new deal with the team.
Mercedes junior George Russell has given an insight into what it is like working for the Silver Arrows as he continues on his Formula 1 journey.
Ex-Formula 1 boss, Flavio Briatore, believes Toto Wolff will be staying with Mercedes following a recent conversation over dinner.
Lewis Hamilton says there are “fundamental” improvements to be made for Mercedes’ 2020 car, and it seems cornering is one of the main areas.
FIA president Jean Todt believes people don’t truly comprehend how impressive Mercedes’ achievements are in the turbo-hybrid era.
Ex-F1 driver Karun Chandhok has called out Ferrari for a series of mistakes that robbed the sport of a real title battle in 2019.
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff believes it wouldn’t be “right” for his team to leave F1 with the “opportunity” that 2021 will present.
The 2020 season will see Valtteri Bottas fighting for a new Mercedes deal once again, but he wants to make the decision a “no-brainer” for the team.
Mercedes principal Toto Wolff says the team are determined to prove their ability as a team by surviving the 2021 regulation overhaul.
McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown says it was important to finalise his team’s switch to Mercedes power for 2021 as soon as possible.
Valtteri Bottas believes that Mercedes would have dropped him at the end of 2019 if there was no improvement on the previous season.
Mercedes’ motorsports strategy director James Vowles says he was “very impressed” with Valentino Rossi’s “meticulous” approach when driving the W08 in Valencia.
Forget a switch to Ferrari, Mercedes boss Toto Wolff joked his next move will be to “Mars” with Lewis Hamilton to see if they can win anything there.