Mercedes F1

Toto Wolff and Valtteri Bottas at 2019 Belgian GP.v1

Hamilton ‘put a lot of pressure’ on Bottas, not 1-year contracts – Wolff

Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff has dismissed Valtteri Bottas’ suggestion that his performance with the team was hindered as a result of his future with the Silver Arrows constantly being in doubt. The Finn joined Mercedes in 2017 as Sir Lewis Hamilton’s team-mate following Nico Rosberg’s retirement from the sport, and he was on a

Marko comments on Red Bull Mercedes tensions.v1

Marko opens up on Red Bull-Mercedes tensions

Senior Red Bull advisor Dr Helmut Marko has said that the tensions we’ve seen between Mercedes and Red Bull this year are unsurprising, given the intensity of their battle for the Championship. Sir Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen have been locked in a title battle since the 2021 season got underway in Bahrain, while Mercedes

Valtteri Bottas in 2021 Qatar GP.v1

Mercedes boss insists Bottas hasn’t mentally checked out

Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff has dismissed the suggestion that Valtteri Bottas has mentally “checked out” from the Silver Arrows. The Finnish driver, who joined Mercedes in 2017 following Nico Rosberg’s shock retirement from Formula 1, was told earlier this year that he won’t be racing with the Brackley-based team in 2022. Bottas will instead

Lando Norris says he's not Lewis Hamilton.v1

Lando Norris Says He’s ‘Not Lewis Hamilton Still’

McLaren driver Lando Norris has said he is far off Sir Lewis Hamilton’s level in terms of popularity, especially outside of Formula 1. The 22-year-old was recently ranked as the second-most popular driver in Formula 1, but he believes he is a long way off fellow Brit and seven-time World Champion, Hamilton. READ: Ex-F1 Driver

Lewis Hamilton and George Russell in Qatar.v1

Hamilton Wants Russell To Win A World Championship

Sir Lewis Hamilton has said he would like to see George Russell become a World Champion in Formula 1 at some point in the future. Russell will replace Valtteri Bottas at Mercedes next year to partner the seven-time World Champion – and many in the paddock believe the young Brit will give Hamilton a run


Ex-F1 Driver Questions Bottas’ Motivation To Help Hamilton Defeat Verstappen

Former F1 racer Timo Glock has questioned Valtteri Bottas’ motivation “to drive forward to support Lewis Hamilton” against Max Verstappen. Hamilton and Verstappen have been locked in an intense fight for this year’s F1 crown since lights out in Bahrain, and both Mercedes and Red Bull have, on occasion, used their team-mates to help their

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