Tag Archives: Mercedes

As always, tomorrow is the day that counts: Bottas

DRIVERS 1 – Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari)  2 – Kimi RÄIKKÖNEN (Ferrari) 3 – Valtteri BOTTAS (Mercedes) TV UNILATERAL Q: Sebastian, it was an incredibly tight battle at the front and a last-minute, do-or-die effort from you seemed to make the difference. Talk us through the session. Sebastian VETTEL: Yeah, I had a good start to… Read More »

Bottas takes career’s first pole; Hamilton second

Bahrain, 15 April 2017: Valtteri Bottas claimed pole position for the Bahrain Grand Prix, the third round of the Formula One (F1) World Championship, edging team-mate Lewis Hamilton by just two hundredths of a second to claim the first front-of-grid start of his career here on Saturday. Sebastian Vettel was third for Ferrari ahead of… Read More »

Ferraris looked so fast and we knew it would be close: Hamilton

Shanghai, 8 April 2017: DRIVERS – 1. Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes), 2. Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari), 3. Valtteri BOTTAS (Mercedes) TV UNILATERAL Lewis, many congratulations on what looked like a great lap at the end of Q3 there. Talk us through the lap and your session. Lewis HAMILTON: Thank you. Yeah, it’s been an interesting weekend so… Read More »

Hamilton takes pole: Chinese GP

Shanghai, 8 April 2017: Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton powered towards the 63rd pole position of his career in Shanghai, edging out Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel by just under two tenths of a second, with the German claiming second spot on the grid ahead of the second Mercedes of Valtteri Bottas by just 1000th of a second. Hamilton… Read More »

A big congrats to Ferrari and Sebastian: Hamilton

DRIVERS 1 – Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari) 2 – Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes) 3 – Valtteri BOTTAS (Mercedes) PODIUM INTERVIEWS (Conducted by Mark Webber) Q: Sebastian, all those thousands and thousands of hours of work from the whole team over winter testing, you guys have shown the form early in the season, massive victory, how do you… Read More »

Team Principals at the FIA press conference at season opener in Australia

Melbourne, 24 March 2017: TEAM REPRESENTATIVES – Toto WOLFF (Mercedes), Eric BOULLIER (McLaren), Maurizio ARRIVABENE (Ferrari), Christian HORNER (Red Bull Racing), Paddy LOWE (Williams) PRESS CONFERENCE Q: Opening question to all of you gentlemen: obviously it’s the opening day of a new season of Formula One. Lots of changes on the cars but sum up… Read More »