An unwell Lewis Hamilton has stood down from today’s test at the Circuit de Catalunya, leading Mercedes to call up test driver Pascal Wehrlein.
Mercedes reserve driver Pascal Wehrlein will test for Force India on three occasions this year beginning with this week’s test at Barcelona.
Allowing Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg to fight hard “showed a sign of stupidity” according to the veteran of 146 grands prix and FIA driver steward.
Lewis Hamilton says he is surprised by how much running Mercedes managed to cover at the first pre-season test of 2015.
Mercedes has revealed the first footage of its new car, the W06, running at Silverstone today.
Mercedes believe their rivals will be in competitive shape from the first race of the new season. The world champions will launch their new car on day one of testing.
Formula One enjoyed an exciting fight for the drivers’ championship in 2014 both thanks to and in spite of Mercedes’ efforts.
Hamilton and Rosberg lost potential race wins during the season due to technical glitches. Was it enough to swing the outcome of the championship?
Mercedes have won the 2014 Formula One constructors’ championship title with three races to spare.
Nico Rosberg’s retirement from the Singapore Grand Prix was blamed on a fault with his car’s wiring loom by his Mercedes team.