Mercedes F1 trucks biofuel trial reduces CO2 emissions by 89%

The team chose to run 16 of its race trucks on hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO 100) biofuel for the three post-summer break races in Belgium, the Netherlands and Italy. All but 20 km of the 1400km were run on biofuel, with only the lack of availability of the product in Italy meaning the final 20km to Monza had to be done on diesel.
#Belgium #News #Sports #F1Racing

6 days ago

Hamilton: Change in Mercedes F1 car performance "like a mood swing"

Hamilton finished more than a second off Max Verstappen’s pole time in qualifying on Saturday. He then retired from the race after a first-lap clash with Fernando Alonso. Mercedes bounced back at Zandvoort as Hamilton qualified fourth despite being forced to lift off during his final Q3 lap, which he thought cost him a possible front row slot.
#Hamilton #Mercedes #Zandvoort #News #Sports #F1Racing

3 weeks ago

Mercedes part-owner Sir Jim Ratcliffe wants to buy Manchester United

69-year-old was involved in a bid to buy Chelsea earlier this year but lost out. He is the CEO of Ineos, a company which owns 33 percent of Mercedes F1.A third is owned by Daimler, who owns Mercedes-Benz.
#Chelsea #News #Sports #F1Racing

1 months ago

Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff studied Manchester United's failures

Mercedes F1 team principal Toto Wolff says he studied Manchester United's failures. Sir Alex Ferguson has not won a Premier League title since retiring in 2013. Wolff holds a record for eight consecutive titles at Mercedes, which is the longest consecutive run in F1 history. The 50-year-old says he has had much harder times in all of his life.
#TotoWolff #MercedesF1 #PremierLeague #Formula1 #News #Sports #F1Racing

1 months ago

Austrian GP: Lewis Hamilton raises concerns after fans face 'racist & homophobic abuse'

Lewis Hamilton has condemned the abuse of some of the fans at the Austrian GP. The Mercedes F1 driver has urged fans to report such incidents to the circuit security. Hamilton's comments come after F1 posted a statement that they would be investigating the reports of the abuse. Hamilton was also unimpressed by the cheers he received from the crowd on Friday.
#LewisHamilton #MercedesF1 #AustrianGP #Sports #MotorSports #News

2 months ago

British GP: George Russell explains 'horrible' feeling to see Guanyu after horrific crash

Mercedes F1 driver George Russell opened up on the 'horrible' feeling he had after he saw fellow racer Zhou Guanyu have a horrific crash into the wall following a collision with him at the British GP on Sunday. The Brit was disappointed that he could take no further part in his home race. Russell said after the race was red-flagged, 'I wanted to go see if [Zhou] was okay and if I could have helped'
#GeorgeRussell #MercedesF1 #BritishGP #Brit #Sports #MotorSports

2 months ago

British GP: Fans hail George Russell as he rushes out to Guanyu's aid after horrific crash

Mercedes F1 driver George Russell rushed out of his car to help Zhou Guanyu. The two were involved in a nasty first-lap collision that sent the Chinese racer's car airborne and straight into the wall. Zhou has been declared fit and has been released from the circuit's medical centre.
#GeorgeRussell #MercedesF1 #BritishGP #Chinese #Sports #MotorSports

2 months ago

Lewis Hamilton yields to F1's jewellery clampdown, removes nose stud at British GP: Report

Lewis Hamilton has removed his nose stud ahead of Friday's practice sessions. Mercedes driver was granted a two-race exemption which started at the Miami Grand Prix on May 8 and went on till the seventh round of the current season which took place in Monaco on May 29. Mercedes F1 driver even appeared for media duties wearing his jewellery. Hamilton's jewellery exemption ceased on June 30 and he had to abide by the rules.
#LewisHamilton #Mercedes #BritishGP #Miami #Sports #MotorSports

2 months ago