Lewis Hamilton will drop five places on the grid for Sunday’s German race after Mercedes decided to change the gearbox on his car because of damage incurred in his qualifying accident at Hockenheim. “The guys are working on the car now to repair everything for the race,” said the team
Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg had a busy build-up to his and the team’s home race. As well as making a factory visit, attending a fan forum and the Mercedes-Benz Classic, the German driver found time to get married, savour his national team winning the football world cup, and survive the much-publicised furore surrounding his helmet design celebrating their triumph
Mercedes' Nico Rosberg secured pole position for the team's home race today at Hockenheim, with Lewis Hamilton suffering from a brake failure and a crash that ended his session during Q1.
Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton crashes heavily during the first part of qualifying for the German Grand Prix.
Watch Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg take pole position in qualifying for the German Grand Prix at Hockenheim.
Watch reaction from Mercedes Lewis Hamilton after he crashes in qualifying and his team-mate Nico Rosberg claimed pole.
Today at Hockenheim less than 50,000 Formula One fans are expected to turn up to see Nico Rosberg start his and the Mercedes team’s home race from pole position. That is 35,000 less than watched the Friday Free Practice sessions at Silverstone two weeks ago. Yesterday, an even more sparse crowd took their places to […]
“It was heart in mouth time” admits Brit subjected to forces FOUR times those felt by astronauts on re-entry as his Mercedes slammed sideways into barrier
The high track temperatures of up to 57 degrees Celsius put the emphasis on clean, error-free laps in qualifying at Hockenheim on Saturday, and in the end it was Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg who once again came to the fore. But across the garage his team mate Lewis Hamilton had another session to forget as a brake disc failure consigned him to the gravel and 15th on the grid, if indeed he starts from the grid. We take a team-by-team look back on a sizzling day of action in Germany
Lewis Hamilton looks likely to start the German Grand Prix from the pit lane as Mercedes plan to switch the brake material on his car following his qualifying accident
Lewis Hamilton is likely to start the German GP from the pitlane as Mercedes plans to switch him from Brembo to Carbon Industrie discs for the race. That would be a change of car specification under parc ferme conditions, and … Continue reading →
2014 German Grand Prix – Qualifying SUPERSOFT THE QUICKEST TYRE IN HOT QUALIFYING CONDITIONS TWO-STOP STRATEGY MOST LIKELY FOR THE GRAND PRIX RISK OF RAIN SHOWERS WILL AFFECT STRATEGY FOR THE RACE TOMORROW Hockenheim, July 19, 2014 – Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg has claimed pole position for his home grand prix, in track temperatures that were just as hot as those seen yesterday. Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa were second and third on the grid for Williams. Bottas and Hamilton were the only drivers to progress to Q2 without using the P Zero Red supersoft tyre, which all the other drivers – including Rosberg – used.
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Lewis Hamilton looks set to be forced to start from the pitlane for the German Grand Prix with his Mercedes team choosing to switch brake disc supplier following his qualifying crash.
Fernando Alonso believes his Ferrari is capable of beating the Red Bulls and McLaren in front of it on the German Grand Prix grid, although he suspects the Mercedes and Williams will be too quick
Lewis Hamilton feels Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg was handed ‘another gift’ after a qualifying crash again put the Briton on the back foot in this year’s Formula One world title fight.
Nico Rosberg says he does not expect Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton to remain mired in the F1 midfield for long at the German Grand Prix.
Fier de sa pole samedi à Hockenheim, Nico Rosberg (Mercedes) regrette…
The official McLaren Mercedes FP3 and Qualifying Report from the 2014 Formula 1 German British Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton thinks his brake failure which condemned him to 15th on the grid has all but handed victory to Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg for Sunday’s German Grand Prix
Williams driver Valtteri Bottas believes Mercedes was still too fast to outqualify on merit as he and team-mate Felipe Massa took second and third in German Grand Prix qualifying.
Nico Rosberg was delighted to claim pole position at Hockenheim, but admits he would’ve preferred to go head-to-head with Lewis Hamilton…
Nico Rosberg gave the home fans exactly what they wanted as he raced to pole position in Germany on Saturday afternoon, but Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton had another miserable qualifying session, crashing out in Q1 with a brake disc failure. Behind Rosberg, Williams claimed second and third with Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa, ahead of McLaren’s Kevin Magnussen and Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo
Mercedes British driver suffers break failure in Q1 Rosberg takes Hockenheim pole with rival 16th fastestNico Rosberg claimed pole for Sundays German Grand here in Hockenheim, setting the fastest …
Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg took pole position for his home grand prix as title rival Lewis Hamilton crashed out early in the session. The Briton will start from 16th on the grid.
Brake failure cuts short Briton’s qualifying session, allowing title leader to sweep to comfortable pole position
Nico Rosberg (Mercedes) a signé la pole samedi à Hockenheim et…
Apparent brake failure sent Hamilton spinning off F1 track Mercedes drivers wretched run continues in opening sessionLewis Hamiltons wretched run in qualifying continued at the German Grand Prix as an …
The Mercedes Formula 1 team has revealed that a right front brake disc failure caused Lewis Hamilton’s qualifying crash at the German Grand Prix.
The Mercedes Formula 1 team has revealed that a right front brake disc failure caused Lewis Hamilton’s qualifying crash at the German Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton crashed out of first qualifying in a dramatic accident that hands his Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg the advantage in the championship once again at his home grand prix in Hockenheim, Germany.
Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff believes steps need to be taken to arrest Germany’s disappearing Formula One fan base.
Nico Rosberg heads another Mercedes 1-2 as practice finishes at Hockenheim ahead of F1 qualifying at the German Grand Prix.
Nico Rosberg was the fastest man around Hockenheim in sizzling conditions on Saturday morning, going over half a second faster than Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton. Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso was ‘best of the rest’, just four thousandths of a second behind Hamilton, followed by the Williams duo of Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas, but it was a session that raised more questions than answers
Nico Rosberg is more than half a second quicker than team-mate Lewis Hamilton as Mercedes dominate final German GP practice.
Nico Rosberg comfortably led the way in final practice at the German Grand Prix, clocking a time 0.601s faster than Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton
Nico Rosberg was 0.601s faster than Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton in third practice for the 2014 Formula 1 German Grand Prix.
JONATHAN MCEVOY: The two protagonists for the world championship, Hamilton and Rosberg, were more keen to play on their friendship than play up their animosity.
The 29-year-old recently signed a new £42 million deal to stay with Mercedes for at least two more years and is in defiant mood ahead of his homecoming
Mercedes driver has to deliver but team-mate Lewis Hamilton looks to have the means to end World Cup euphoriaGermany, understandably, is in the mood to celebrate. Almost a week …
Sweltering track temperatures that rose as high as 58 degrees Celsius made life difficult for the teams and drivers as they tried to assess the performance of Pirelli’s soft and supersoft tyres and get to grips with running their cars without Front-and-Rear Interconnected suspension (FRIC). In the end, Mercedes emerged on top once more, but their advantage was narrower than many expected
Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff believes that Formula 1 may have to ask tough questions of itself if the German GP does not attract a big crowd.
Lewis Hamilton spearheaded another one-two for Mercedes in practice, but Daniel Ricciardo is threatening to spoil the German manufacturing giant’s party on home soil.
Red Bull’s hopes of challenging Mercedes at the German Grand Prix could be boosted if a major Renault software upgrade works in final practice.
Mercedes Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton reckons the German Grand Prix could be the toughest race of the season in terms of tyre management, if temperatures remain high.
Sebastian Vettel has never triumphed in Formula One at his home track of Hockenheim, and while he and Red Bull made a promising start to this weekend’s proceedings, Mercedes remain the team to beat. Vettel however thinks that rain – which remains forecast to interrupt Sunday’s race – could play into Red Bull’s hands and provide the platform to edging out the Silver Arrows…
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