Mercedes News

Nico Rosberg of Mercedes during practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 29, 2016
Mercedes still investigating Lewis Hamilton failures
Mercedes admit that they are still working on fixing the engine problems that have thwarted Lewis Hamilton's championship campaign so far in 2016.
11:30
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone walks in the paddock before the first practice session at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi on November 27, 2015
Bernie Ecclestone tells Lewis Hamilton to stop 'moaning'
Bernie Ecclestone tells reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton to stop "moaning".
May 5, 22:23
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone walks in the paddock before the first practice session at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi on November 27, 2015
Top teams in leadership move against Bernie Ecclestone?
Mercedes and Red Bull have join Ferrari in reportedly moving against F1's long-time 'supremo' Bernie Ecclestone.
May 5, 15:30
Niki Lauda watches the action during final practice ahead of the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 7, 2014
Mercedes in dark over Ferrari's true pace
Niki Lauda says that Sebastian Vettel's first-lap retirement at Sochi means Mercedes is still in the dark about Ferrari's true pace.
May 5, 15:15
Nico Rosberg leaves the stage behind Lewis Hamilton during a press conference for the kickoff of the new Formula 1 season in Fellbach, south-western Germany, on March 11, 2016
Mercedes insist no favouritism towards Nico Rosberg over Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes write an open letter to reassure supporters that they are not deliberately sabotaging Lewis Hamilton's car as Nico Rosberg races clear in the F1 championship.
May 4, 16:40
Nico Rosberg of Mercedes gets into his car in the garage during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Vladimir Putin meeting surprised Nico Rosberg
Nico Rosberg admits to being surprised when he met Russia's controversial president Vladimir Putin after the race in Sochi.
May 3, 11:21
Nico Rosberg of Mercedes gets into his car in the garage during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Franck Montagny: 'Nico Rosberg has luck of a champion'
Former F1 driver Franck Montagny thinks runaway championship leader Nico Rosberg will eventually strike problems in 2016.
May 3, 10:12
Nico Rosberg of Mercedes during practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 29, 2016
Mercedes eye 'step back' to recover reliability
Mercedes chiefs Niki Lauda and Toto Wolff say that the first priority for the reigning champions is to solve car reliability problems.
May 2, 12:14
Mercedes lewis Hamilton day 1 feb 2016 testing
Mercedes blasts anti-Lewis Hamilton conspiracy
Mercedes rubbish suggestions Lewis Hamilton's horror run of bad luck so far in 2016 may be a conspiracy.
May 2, 08:15
Lewis Hamilton stands in the paddock during a press conference at the Circuit de Catalunya on February 25, 2016
Mercedes boss: "No explanation" for Lewis Hamilton engine failure
Lewis Hamilton finishes 10th in qualifying for Sunday's Russian Grand Prix, which Mercedes boss Toto Wolff admits caught him by surprise.
Apr 30, 19:13
Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg celebrates on the podium after winning the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Sakhir circuit in Manama on April 3, 2016
Mika Hakkinen: 'Nico Rosberg finally ready to be champion'
Mika Hakkinen says that 2016 championship leader Nico Rosberg might finally be ready to win his first F1 title this year.
Apr 27, 09:24
Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg celebrates on the podium after winning the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Sakhir circuit in Manama on April 3, 2016
Nico Rosberg knows winning streak must end
Nico Rosberg is heading into this weekend's Russian Grand Prix knowing that his winning streak cannot last forever.
Apr 25, 09:34
Dr Helmut Marko looks on in the garage during practice for the Austria Grand Prix at Red Bull Ring on June 19, 2015
Helmut Marko: 'Toto Wolff afraid of 2017 rule changes'
Dr Helmut Marko slams "paranoid" Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff for trying to spoil Formula 1's charge towards faster cars for 2017.
Apr 21, 08:38
 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles chairman Sergio Marchionne in the Ferrari headquarters in Maranello on September 10, 2014
Sergio Marchionne: 'Pressure also hurting Mercedes reliability'
Sergio Marchionne says that the 2016 title is still within Ferrari's reach.
Apr 21, 08:19
Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg celebrates on the podium after winning the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Sakhir circuit in Manama on April 3, 2016
Niki Lauda: 'Nico Rosberg not thinking about new contract'
Championship leader Nico Rosberg and Mercedes play down rising speculation about the German driver's expiring contract.
Apr 19, 14:17
Lewis Hamilton stands in the paddock during a press conference at the Circuit de Catalunya on February 25, 2016
Patrick Tambay: 'Lewis Hamilton not focused on title'
A lack of focus could have put Lewis Hamilton's bid for a third consecutive world championship off the rails in 2016, according to Patrick Tambay.
Apr 18, 13:03
Nico Rosberg leaves the stage behind Lewis Hamilton during a press conference for the kickoff of the new Formula 1 season in Fellbach, south-western Germany, on March 11, 2016
Mercedes duo squabble over dinner bill
Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg temporarily confine their championship battle to a squabble over a dinner bill.
Apr 15, 10:05
Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg celebrates on the podium after winning the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Sakhir circuit in Manama on April 3, 2016
Nico Rosberg: 'Drivers helped Formula 1 axe qualifying'
F1 drivers played a role in the scrapping of the hated 'musical chairs' qualifying system, according to Nico Rosberg.
Apr 14, 14:34
Lewis Hamilton stands in the paddock during a press conference at the Circuit de Catalunya on February 25, 2016
Lewis Hamilton: 'Grid penalty is opportunity'
World champion Lewis Hamilton maintains his sunny disposition despite admitting that his five-place gearbox change penalty was "a kick in the goonies".
Apr 14, 14:30
Mercedes lewis Hamilton day 1 feb 2016 testing
Mercedes: 'Gearbox failure risk too high'
Mercedes says that leaving Lewis Hamilton's broken gearbox in his car in China was too great a "risk".
Apr 14, 14:24
Sir Jackie Stewart walks in the paddock during previews to the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Singapore at Marina Bay Street Circuit on September 17, 2015
Jackie Stewart tells Mercedes to quit Formula 1
Sir Jackie Stewart says that if he were running Mercedes, he would pull the German carmaker out of F1.
Apr 14, 13:51
Lewis Hamilton stands in the paddock during a press conference at the Circuit de Catalunya on February 25, 2016
Penalty blow for Lewis Hamilton in China
Nico Rosberg's bid to extend his winning streak to six races this weekend gets an early boost as Lewis Hamilton receives a grid penalty.
Apr 14, 11:37
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone walks in the paddock before the first practice session at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi on November 27, 2015
Formula 1 bosses agree to revert qualifying back to 2015 format
Formula 1 bosses agree to revert qualifying back to the 2015 format.
Apr 7, 20:36
Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg celebrates on the podium after winning the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Sakhir circuit in Manama on April 3, 2016
Lawyer: 'Nico Rosberg not evading tax'
Nico Rosberg's lawyer denies claims that the Mercedes driver is evading tax.
Apr 6, 16:51
Lewis Hamilton stands in the paddock during a press conference at the Circuit de Catalunya on February 25, 2016
Lewis Hamilton calm despite slow start
Lewis Hamilton is keeping calm, even though he is already 17 points behind at the start of his 2016 championship defence.
Apr 5, 16:09
Lewis Hamilton stands in the paddock during a press conference at the Circuit de Catalunya on February 25, 2016
Mercedes open to MotoGP test for Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes open the door for a potential MotoGP test for the team's reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton.
Apr 3, 20:37
Lewis Hamilton stands in the paddock during a press conference at the Circuit de Catalunya on February 25, 2016
Lewis Hamilton banned from making 'Snapchat' videos in Formula 1 paddock
Bernie Ecclestone has banned Lewis Hamilton from filming footage for his increasingly notorious 'Snapchat' videos inside the F1 paddock.
Apr 1, 12:19
Nico Rosberg disintegrates after winning the Australian Grand Prix on March 20, 2016
Nico Rosberg: 'Early 2016 win very important'
Nico Rosberg admits that opening his 2016 championship campaign with a win was "very important".
Mar 31, 14:32
Mercedes lewis Hamilton day 1 feb 2016 testing
Niki Lauda denies Mercedes still sandbagging
Niki Lauda hits back at claims that Mercedes are still sandbagging, one race into their 2016 championship campaign.
Mar 24, 09:16
Nico Rosberg disintegrates after winning the Australian Grand Prix on March 20, 2016
Toto Wolff: 'Nico Rosberg first in queue for 2017 talks'
Nico Rosberg is first in the queue to race with Mercedes in 2017.
Mar 24, 08:59
Sir Jackie Stewart walks in the paddock during previews to the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Singapore at Marina Bay Street Circuit on September 17, 2015
Sir Jackie Stewart: 'Lewis Hamilton may retire with fourth title'
One more title could be enough to satisfy Lewis Hamilton's ambition, according to Sir Jackie Stewart.
Mar 23, 08:50
Lewis Hamilton stands in the paddock during a press conference at the Circuit de Catalunya on February 25, 2016
Lewis Hamilton: "Game on"
"Game on!" declares world champion Lewis Hamilton after the Australian Grand Prix, as he finished second behind teammate Nico Rosberg.
Mar 21, 08:20
Lewis Hamilton stands in the paddock during a press conference at the Circuit de Catalunya on February 25, 2016
Charlie Whiting scolds Lewis Hamilton for missing meetings
Charlie Whiting scolds world champion Lewis Hamilton for failing to attend key meetings.
Mar 18, 11:33
Mercedes lewis Hamilton day 1 feb 2016 testing
Mercedes shakes up drivers' garage crews
Mercedes mixes up the crews of mechanics and engineers working on the German team's two sides of the garage.
Mar 18, 08:43
Pascal Wehrlein of Germany and Manor poses for a portrait during day one of F1 winter testing at Circuit de Catalunya on March 1, 2016
Pascal Wehrlein: 'Manor can benefit from qualifying mistakes'
Pascal Wehrlein is looking past the qualifying controversy and instead sees an opportunity for the Manor team.
Mar 17, 07:39
Lewis Hamilton stands in the paddock during a press conference at the Circuit de Catalunya on February 25, 2016
Police investigated Lewis Hamilton's New Zealand trip
Lewis Hamilton finds himself in hot water even before setting foot on Australian soil during his trip Down Under.
Mar 16, 09:12
Mercedes lewis Hamilton day 1 feb 2016 testing
Jos Verstappen: 'Mercedes has the edge on Ferrari'
Jos Verstappen thinks that Mercedes will come out of the blocks in Melbourne this weekend with its dominance intact.
Mar 15, 13:14
Nico Rosberg leaves the stage behind Lewis Hamilton during a press conference for the kickoff of the new Formula 1 season in Fellbach, south-western Germany, on March 11, 2016
'Mature' Lewis Hamilton tips better Nico Rosberg relations
Lewis Hamilton thinks that he and Nico Rosberg will handle their rivalry better than ever in 2016.
Mar 15, 13:08
F1 personnel, teams and media mill around on the starting grid before the start of the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina circuit on November 29, 2015.
Mercedes warns 'musical chairs' could backfire
F1's new qualifying format could backfire on the sport, Mercedes warns.
Mar 15, 12:47
Nico Rosberg leaves the stage behind Lewis Hamilton during a press conference for the kickoff of the new Formula 1 season in Fellbach, south-western Germany, on March 11, 2016
Nico Rosberg: 'I am in world championship mode'
Nico Rosberg says that he has worked to simplify his life and narrow his focus upon beating Lewis Hamilton for the first time in three years.
Mar 14, 09:07