|Bahrain Grand Prix – Kimi on the Sakhir podium|
|• Raikkonen finishes second. Vettel out with a technical problem|
3 April –The Scuderia comes away from the Bahrain Grand Prix with a second place finish for Kimi Raikkonen, thanks to the Finn replicating his brilliant 2015 performance here after a thrilling race. Sebastian Vettel had a bad Sunday. The German had to retire on the sighting lap with a technical problem that saw him park his car at the side of the track after just a few corners. Nico Rosberg won for Mercedes....[Read more...]
|Australian Grand Prix – Vettel third|
|• Sebastian makes it to the podium. A technical problem stops Kimi after 21 laps.|
Melbourne, 20 March –Scuderia Ferrari put on a strong showing at the Australian Grand Prix. At the start, Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen both got the jump on the two Mercedes ahead of them on the front row of the grid, to lead the race. However, after 18 laps the race was red-flagged because of a huge crash involving Fernando Alonso and Esteban Gutierrez. The stoppage wiped out the advantage V...[Read more...]
|Five Minutes With Juergen Schmitz, General Manager Of Infiniti, Middle East|
|Juergen Schmitz has worked in the automotive industry for just over 20 years across several brands. He joined the Middle East team in September 2011 after four years as Infiniti Regional Director of central Europe. In his current role as General Manager, his main areas of responsibility are to enhance brand power, develop the interior and exterior design of existing dealerships and increase market share. Following are his comments before the Bahrain Grand Prix.
The Middle East is a strong mar...[Read more...]|
|2013 Australian Grand Prix - Preview|
|The 2013 Formula One championship gets underway in Melbourne next week with the first race of the season, the Australian Grand Prix, held at the Albert Park circuit in the city. For MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS, 2013 sees an exciting new driver pairing with Lewis Hamilton joining the team to partner Nico Rosberg at the wheel of the Silver Arrows cars.
• The Safety Car has been deployed in six of the last ten races in Melbourne - including four of the last five
• Mercedes-Benz power has won four of ...[Read more...]|
|2012 United States Grand Prix - Preview|
|Formula One returns to the United States of America next week with the penultimate round of the 2012 Formula One World Championship to be held at the purpose-built Circuit of the Americas on Sunday 18 November.
• Austin is the 10th venue for a F1 race in the USA (after Dallas, Detroit, Indianapolis, Las Vegas, Long Beach, Phoenix, Riverside, Sebring and Watkins Glen)
• Simulations suggest the circuit has more corners over 250 kph than Spa and more below 100 kph than Hungary
• A qualifying ...[Read more...]|
|1951 Italian Grand Prix: Promising Result Left Unfilfilled|
|In 1957, at the Italian Grand Prix, Andre Simon, almost as usual, would share a drive with Ottorino Volonterio and would finish his final Formula One grand prix in 11th place. And while the fact Simon would have to share his drive with another would not be all that surprising to many, it would be a far cry from what many believed would be the case after the 1951 Italian Grand Prix.
Andre Simon had made an impressive debut at the 1949 24 Hours of Le Mans, which gained the attention of Amedee G...[Read more...]|
|A Monaco story: When Nico met Mika|
|It's a scene that happens hundreds of thousands of times a day around the world: two people meet in a lift, greet each other and begin to chat about work and life. The twist in this particular story, though, is that the elevator is in Monte-Carlo; the two men are resident in the same apartment building, separated by little more than a few floors; and both have written their own chapters in the very exclusive grand prix racing history of Mercedes-Benz.
Mika Hakkinen was the first Mercedes-Ben...[Read more...]|