James Vowles

Mercedes have bad news for Hamilton fans

Mercedes strategist James Vowles has suggested that fans bring their expectations down a notch or two after the Silver Arrows’ improved performance in Barcelona. George Russell and Sir Lewis Hamilton were consistently running towards the top of the timesheets last weekend in Spain, and at the end of a splendid battle between the 24-year-old and

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Did Mercedes give Hamilton a slower car than Russell at Imola?

Much has been made of Sir Lewis Hamilton’s poor performance at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, in which he failed to score a single point. The Briton was out-qualified by his compatriot George Russell on Friday as neither Mercedes escaped Q2 for the first time since the Japanese Grand Prix in 2012, before he finished

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Hamilton hampered by ‘painful’ extra weight in Australian GP

Mercedes chief strategist James Vowles is pleased with the results cultivated from running additional sensors on Sir Lewis Hamilton’s car in Australia, despite adding weight to a car that is already over the limit. One of the many issues Mercedes have been struggling with in the early part of 2022 is the new weight limit

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Mercedes reveal Hamilton came close to suffering DNF in Australia

Mercedes chief strategist James Vowles has revealed that Sir Lewis Hamilton was beginning to suffer from an overheating engine towards the end of the Australian Grand Prix. Having qualified fifth ahead of team-mate George Russell, the 24-year-old found himself in front of his compatriot as a result of a Safety Car after Sebastian Vettel’s crash,

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Mercedes Engineer Recalls ‘Bizarre Moment’ With Nico Rosberg

Over five years after Nico Rosberg retired from Formula One, Mercedes strategy director James Vowles remains puzzled as to why the German decided to quit the sport just after winning the 2016 World Championship. That season saw an intense title fight between Rosberg and his Mercedes team-mate, Sir Lewis Hamilton, which went down to the

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