Archive for the ‘Mercedes-Benz’ Category

Mercedes-AMG C63 revealed

Mercedes-AMG (as they like to be called these days) has a new 4.0 litre V8 biturbo engine. We saw it first in the AMG GT, and now they’re going about the process of stuffing it into pretty much every model they make that’s bigger than an A Class. With the forthcoming Paris Motor Show the […]

2014 Singapore GP post-race press conference

It’s always good to read the post-race press conference, you get a chance to see the thoughts of the drivers without any spin. The transcript from the Singapore Grand Prix presser is available for you after the break. Of course, there’s a lot of talk with race winner Lewis Hamilton, but it’s also interesting to […]

Lewis Hamilton wins 2014 Singapore GP

Lewis Hamilton has put himself back atop the drivers’ championship tree with a dominant win at the Singapore Grand Prix. It follows his victory in the last outing in Italy and is the 2008 world champion’s seventh win of the year. Hamilton’s day started brilliantly when his teammate Nico Rosberg was wheeled off the grid […]

Mercedes-AMG GT revealed

After a long build up the Mercedes-AMG GT is here. Mercedes is talking itself up with this car and AMG has lofty ambitions for its latest model. Just look at the first sentence from the press release below: The first Mercedes was a racing car, its most recent successor carries this heritage forward: with the […]

2014 Italian GP: Post-race press conference

Formula 1’s biggest soap opera continued in Monza where Lewis Hamilton won the Italian Grand Prix overnight. Lewis took the lead after Nico Rosberg made a repeat error at the first corner, allowing Hamilton to take the lead unopposed. It was a bad error from Rosberg, this is true. However, suggestions Rosberg ran wide on purpose […]

Lewis Hamilton wins 2014 Italian GP

Lewis Hamilton has overcome a fortnight of hyperbole and poor start from pole position to win the Italain Grand Prix. He’s now within striking distance of the world championship lead, 22 points behind Nico Rosberg. Mercedes AMG also enjoyed maximum points with Rosberg coming home in a comfortable second place. The German made an excellent […]

Mercedes AMG F1 tweets for advice re Nico and Lewis

Yes, you read that right! While some degree of fallout from the Nico Rosberg contact on Lewis Hamilton from the Belgian Grand Prix was inevitable the heights it has reached is rather astounding. From team bosses making outlandish statements in public, to Lewis claiming Nico did it on purpose, to the general media hyperbole. It’s […]

2014 Belgian GP: Post-race press conference

It’s always great waking up the morning after an Aussie has won a Formula 1 race. One of the pleasures that comes with Daniel Ricciardo’s win at the Belgian Grand Prix is reading the thoughts he gave to the media after the race. Remarkably, Daniel Ricciardo’s three wins so far this season is only one […]

Daniel Ricciardo wins 2014 Belgian GP

Daniel Ricciardo has enhanced his already soaring reputation after he won a dramatic Belgian Grand Prix. It’s Daniel’s third Formula 1 race victory and the first win by an Australian at the admired Spa circuit since Sir Jack Brabham won on the old 14km layout in 1960. Mercedes was expected to dominate the race but […]

A lap of Spa-Francorchamps with Lewis Hamilton

A desperately overjoyed Lewis Hamilton climbs into the Mercedes-Benz simulator and gives us a preview of the much loved Spa-Francorchamps circuit ahead of this weekend’s Belgian Grand Prix. Lewis has one Belgian GP winner’s trophy in his cabinet (actually that’s not true, McLaren will have kept it). That win was back in 2010 and he’ll […]

Mercedes-Benz AMG GT photos leaked?

Mercedes-Benz is talking a big game for its new AMG GT, which is due for an official reveal next month. But as we’ve become accustomed these days images have a way of leaking out and spreading around the interwebz. It’s not totally clear if these two AMG GT images are genuine, but based on a […]

Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG lights my fire

This flaming Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG has put the hot into hot hatch. The smoking Benz erupted into flames shortly after another motorist noticed smoke coming from the bonnet area and suggested the driver pull over. Details are thin on the ground at this stage but thankfully the driver was able to escape without injury. Fire […]