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Mercedes warned about shock driver signing

Formula 2 commentator Alex Jacques believes that putting Andrea Kimi Antonelli into a Mercedes 2025 seat, even if he clinches the F2 title, poses considerable risk. However, former F1 driver Jolyon Palmer urges Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff to “take the punt”. With Lewis Hamilton joining Ferrari for the 2025 season, Wolff faces a significant

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Charles Leclerc teases Lewis Hamilton musical collaboration

Charles Leclerc has pledged to approach Lewis Hamilton about a potential musical collaboration when they become teammates at Ferrari in F1 2025. An enthusiastic pianist, Leclerc surprised the F1 world earlier this month with the release of an EP in partnership with French artist Sofiane Pamart. Leclerc’s announcement coincided precisely with Hamilton’s confirmation, two weeks

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Sebastian Vettel wants to replace Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes

Ralf Schumacher has stirred up excitement by suggesting that Sebastian Vettel, the four-time Formula 1 world champion, may be contemplating a remarkable return to the sport. Despite recent dismissal of such rumours by Sebastian’s brother Fabian, Ralf’s remarks to Sky Deutschland have reignited speculation. “I heard that Sebastian wants to drive a car again,” Schumacher

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Lando Norris addresses McLaren deal amid Lewis Hamilton vacancy

Lando Norris has shared his thoughts on his recent contract extension with McLaren, which effectively rules out a potential move to Mercedes for the young British driver. Despite interest from Red Bull and Mercedes last year, Norris, 24, opted to solidify his allegiance to McLaren after securing seven podium finishes. The unexpected announcement of Lewis

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Red Bull and Ferrari brace for battle

Red Bull and Ferrari are already being hailed as the F1 frontrunners for 2024 following just two days of pre-season testing in Bahrain. The indications from Mercedes and others suggest they anticipate trailing behind their rivals as the season kicks off on the opening weekend of March. Historically, pre-season lap times have been considered unreliable

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Helmut Marko admits he’s worried about Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes

Helmut Marko has acknowledged that Mercedes are quicker than Red Bull had anticipated following pre-season testing, delivering an encouraging update for Toto Wolff and Lewis Hamilton. Nonetheless, the Austrian reckons that Ferrari encounter ‘more problems’ than the reigning champions, while McLaren is experiencing ‘nervousness’ due to the performance of the RB20. Following the unveiling of

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Toto Wolff opens up on ‘illegal’ Mercedes

Toto Wolff has confirmed that Mercedes has been in ‘constant dialogue’ with the FIA concerning the front wing of their 2024 challenger, the W15. The Silver Arrows attracted plenty of attention within the paddock after revealing an innovative new design at pre-season testing in Bahrain. Confirming the legality of the W15’s all-new front wing design

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Drive to Survive reveals Hamilton-Mercedes tension

The latest instalment of Drive to Survive delved into the strained relationship between Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes before his decision to depart. The seven-time world champion voiced frustration at the team’s disregard for his warnings concerning their inaugural car under Formula 1’s revised technical regulations in 2022. “I remember complaining to the team and being

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