If you’ve held off buying a Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster because the standard car’s 469bhp isn’t enough, but the widebody GT C Roadster’s
This year’s Haas is the quickest car the team have ever produced. But after four rounds they lie eighth in the constructors’ championship, having failed to capitalise on their pace because of a mix of mistakes, car trouble and operational issues. Team Principal Guenther Steiner summed up another failure
Mercedes looked in confident mood in China on Friday morning, with Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas finishing first and third. Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen split them in the times, but did so on the quickest ultrasoft tyre – which neither silver car used.
Hamilton insists there’s no pressure, though – he’s too busy enjoying his battle with Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel…
Sebastian Vettel has a clear lead in the drivers’ championship after winning a tense 2017 Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix from Lewis
Bottas’s maiden pole comes in only his third race for Mercedes and his … Toto Wolff was also full of praise for Bottas, saying his qualifying performance … as he seeks his first race win, his best previous results being the pair of
Ferrari’s upgraded 2017 power unit might be better than that of rivals Mercedes, according to Haas team principal Guenther Steiner.
Lewis Hamilton says he would have no personal objections to partnering the likes of Sebastian Vettel or Fernando Alonso at Mercedes – but says the team’s decision needs to factor in more than just driver talent.
One thing’s for sure, having taken a drivers’ and constructors’ double for the past three seasons, there will be no shortage of interest in the spare seat. But with all of the most experienced drivers already tied down, Mercedes will find it extremely tough to find a driver approaching Rosberg’s calibre.
Lewis Hamilton is adamant he did nothing wrong or unfair by slowing down the pace and allowing rivals to close in on Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg during a tense title decider in Abu Dhabi.