Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport has agreed to a new contract with Valtteri Bottas for the 2018 Formula One season.
Despite a late-race charge from Sebastian Vettel, Valtteri Bottas won Sunday’s Austrian Grand Prix for Mercedes, notching his second-career Formula 1 race win.
Lewis Hamilton swept Friday practice for the Formula 1 Austrian Grand Prix, but a competitive day of action at the Red Bull Ring ultimately saw a scant four tenths of a second separating the top five cars.
Continuing to show his affinity for driving at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Lewis Hamilton swept to a dominating victory in Sunday’s Formula One Canadian Grand Prix, starting from the pole and leading every lap.
Lewis Hamilton matched Ayrton Senna for second all-time on the F1 pole positions list Saturday at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, topping qualifying for the 65th time in his career ahead of the Canadian Grand Prix.
Under sunny skies at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya on Friday, Mercedes AMG Petronas posted a double one-two performance, with three-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton topping both free practice sessions.
Check out photos from Sunday’s Formula 1 Heineken Chinese Grand Prix, held at Shanghai Int’l Circuit and won by Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton!
Lewis Hamilton proved that the Mercedes Silver Arrows will be every bit of the threat in 2017 that they have been the last three years on the Formula One grid, topping both Friday practice sessions for the Australian Grand Prix.
A new-look Mercedes AMG Petronas team will be seeking to extend their now three-year reign at the top of the Formula One grid with a fourth-consecutive championship season this year.
Just as he did in practice on Friday, Nico Rosberg outran Lewis Hamilton at Suzuka Circuitland, this time earning the pole position for the Japanese Grix during qualifying on Saturday.
In a battle of wills, Nico Rosberg fired the opening shots against Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton in Friday’s free practice sessions for the Japanese Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton left no doubt who the fastest man in Malaysia was during Formula One qualifying on Saturday, outpacing teammate Nico Rosberg by four-tenths of a second en route to the pole position at Sepang Int’l Circuit.