Lewis Hamilton holds off Vettel to win Belgian Grand Prix

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The summer break was officially over this weekend when Formula 1 headed to Spa for the Belgian Grand Prix. The high speed nature of Spa meant that the advantage was in Mercedes’ half of the field, and this proved to be true when Lewis Hamilton claimed the 68th pole position of his career on Saturday, […] READ MORE


Lewis Hamilton equals Michael Schumacher’s record of 68 poles in Belgium

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After Kimi Raikkonen topped FP1 and FP3 and Lewis Hamilton topped FP2, both Ferrari and Mercedes were looking evenly matched going into qualifying for the Belgian Grand Prix. Lewis Hamilton equals Michael Schumacher’s record of 68 poles in Belgium Qualifying 1 In the first part of qualifying, Lewis Hamilton set the pace for Mercedes while […] READ MORE


Mercedes F1: The Search for Nico Rosberg’s Replacement Begins

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With it being almost one week since Nico Rosberg announced his unexpected retirement from Formula 1 after winning the 2016 championship, it is without doubt that Mercedes will have started looking for a viable replacement for one of Formula 1’s most talented drivers of recent years. Whoever is to join the team has big boots […] READ MORE



Lewis Hamilton claims pole position at Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

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Qualifying in Abu Dhabi marked Lewis Hamilton‘s twelfth pole position of 2016 and his sixty-first of his career, out qualifying his Mercedes team mate, Nico Rosberg in the final race of the 2016 Formula 1 Season. Rosberg qualified in second place while Daniel Ricciardo qualified in third place for Red Bull Racing for the Abu […] READ MORE



Mercedes Engine Failure Cause Revealed, Precautions Taken

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From Last Word On Motorsport, Christian Ryan. Lewis Hamilton‘s catastrophic engine failure in the Malaysian Grand Prix could be trouble for Mercedes teams. The upcoming Japanese Grand Prix could either make or break the Championship race. The Mercedes engine failure is being attributed to crankshaft bearing failure. Teams using Mercedes engines will continue to use their Malaysian Grand Prix power units […] READ MORE


Daniel Ricciardo Wins Dramatic Malaysian Grand Prix

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In what was a race full of twists and turns, it was Red Bull Racing’s Daniel Ricciardo who was victorious in the Malaysian Grand Prix, marking his fourth Formula 1 victory and first win since the 2014 Belgian Grand Prix. Also for Red Bull, Max Verstappen finished in second place while Nico Rosberg finished in […] READ MORE


Lewis Hamilton Secures Pole For Malaysian Grand Prix

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In qualifying for the Malaysian Grand Prix, it was Lewis Hamilton who secured pole position for Mercedes. Hamilton’s team mate, Nico Rosberg will start in second place while Max Verstappen will start in third for Red Bull Racing. Lewis Hamilton Secures Pole Position For Malaysian GP Qualifying 1 In the first session of qualifying of […] READ MORE


How can Mercedes F1 be Beaten?

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by Craig Woolard, Last Word on Motor Sport Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix saw Mercedes F1 secure their 27th one-two finish since the V6 turbo hybrid era of Formula One began 52 races ago. It was their 45th victory of this era as well. They may seem invincible, but the Brackley-based team has managed to not […] READ MORE