Mercedes News

Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull Racing in the garage during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Daniel Ricciardo: 'Red Bull started 2018 car design early'
Daniel Ricciardo says that Red Bull got an early start with the design of their car for 2018.
08:07
Nico Rosberg of Mercedes gets into his car in the garage during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Nico Rosberg: 'Lewis Hamilton must keep focus to win title'
Lewis Hamilton should keep his composure to secure victory in this year's world championship, according to Nico Rosberg.
Oct 18, 15:15
Toto Wolff the Mercedes GP Executive Director looks on from the pitwall during day four of Formula One Winter Testing at the Circuito de Jerez on January 31, 2014
Mercedes could change car concept for 2018
Mercedes could be set to change direction completely with the concept of their 2018 car.
Oct 18, 14:50
Former driver Gerhard Berger sits in a car on track after qualifying for the Formula One Grand Prix of Austria at Red Bull Ring on June 20, 2015
Gerhard Berger: 'Lewis Hamilton-Sebastian Vettel duel to resume in 2018'
Gerhard Berger is predicting a "big battle" between Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel for the 2018 championship.
Oct 16, 09:29
Former F1 driver David Coulthard talks to fans at a campsite appearance following qualifying for the British Formula One Grand Prix at Silverstone Circuit on June 29, 2013
David Coulthard: 'Valtteri Bottas must believe he can catch up'
Former F1 driver David Coulthard urges Valtteri Bottas to "work hard" to get back on terms with his teammate Lewis Hamilton.
Oct 16, 09:14
Toto Wolff the Mercedes GP Executive Director looks on from the pitwall during day four of Formula One Winter Testing at the Circuito de Jerez on January 31, 2014
Toto Wolff, Niki Lauda not celebrating Lewis Hamilton title yet
Mercedes's two team bosses are refusing to celebrate the 2017 title yet.
Oct 13, 07:15
Toto Wolff the Mercedes GP Executive Director looks on from the pitwall during day four of Formula One Winter Testing at the Circuito de Jerez on January 31, 2014
Toto Wolff hits back at Helmut Marko over 'style' comment
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff hits back at his Red Bull counterpart Dr Helmut Marko.
Oct 11, 14:10
Toto Wolff the Mercedes GP Executive Director looks on from the pitwall during day four of Formula One Winter Testing at the Circuito de Jerez on January 31, 2014
Toto Wolff: 'Valtteri Bottas emerging from performance slump'
Toto Wolff says that Valtteri Bottas is starting to rebuild his confidence after a performance slump late in 2017.
Oct 9, 08:31
Dr Helmut Marko looks on in the garage during practice for the Austria Grand Prix at Red Bull Ring on June 19, 2015
Helmut Marko: 'Max Verstappen rumours not a worry'
Dr Helmut Marko says that he is not losing sleep over rumours Max Verstappen could be on the move.
Oct 9, 08:25
Niki Lauda watches the action during final practice ahead of the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 7, 2014
Niki Lauda: 'Valtteri Bottas struggle is Mercedes's fault'
Niki Lauda says that struggling Valtteri Bottas is not to blame for his collapse in form.
Oct 6, 08:11
Lewis Hamilton stands in the paddock during a press conference at the Circuit de Catalunya on February 25, 2016
Drivers admit 2017 Mercedes difficult to drive
Mercedes's two drivers admit that their 2017 car is difficult to drive.
Oct 6, 07:32
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes celebrates his win on the podium during the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 12, 2016
Hamilton eyes Mercedes contract talks
Lewis Hamilton says that he would like to negotiate a new contract with Mercedes.
Sep 30, 16:00
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes celebrates his win on the podium during the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 12, 2016
Lewis Hamilton: 'Valtteri Bottas to make own team order decisions'
Lewis Hamilton says that he does not expect teammate Valtteri Bottas to be his 'number two' for the rest of the 2017 season.
Sep 29, 17:02
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes celebrates his win on the podium during the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 12, 2016
Mercedes will not 'cage' polarising Lewis Hamilton
Mercedes says that they will continue to allow Lewis Hamilton to express his personality and opinions.
Sep 26, 13:00
Renault team manager Frederic Vasseur pictured on February 3, 2016
Frederic Vasseur admits Marcus Ericsson could leave Sauber
Frederic Vasseur says that Mercedes junior Pascal Wehrlein is still in the running to stay at Sauber next year.
Sep 25, 16:59
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes celebrates his win on the podium during the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 12, 2016
Lewis Hamilton: 'Title hopes not over for Sebastian Vettel'
Lewis Hamilton says that his championship rival Sebastian Vettel cannot be written off.
Sep 20, 10:50
Toto Wolff the Mercedes GP Executive Director looks on from the pitwall during day four of Formula One Winter Testing at the Circuito de Jerez on January 31, 2014
Toto Wolff: 'Valtteri Bottas not number two driver'
Toto Wolff says that he still will not designate Valtteri Bottas the 'number two' driver behind Lewis Hamilton.
Sep 19, 10:08
Toto Wolff the Mercedes GP Executive Director looks on from the pitwall during day four of Formula One Winter Testing at the Circuito de Jerez on January 31, 2014
Toto Wolff: 'Singapore not preliminary title decision'
Toto Wolff hits back at suggestions that Sunday in Singapore was a 'preliminary decision' for a fourth world championship title for Lewis Hamilton.
Sep 18, 08:32
Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team's British driver Lewis Hamilton reacts after the qualifying race at the Hungaroring racetrack in Mogyorod, Hungary,on July 25, 2015
Lewis Hamilton: "I could not be happier"
Lewis Hamilton says that he is delighted after a first-round crash cleared the way for him to win the Singapore Grand Prix.
Sep 17, 16:59
Valtteri Bottas of Williams in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Valtteri Bottas happy as Mercedes keep 'options open'
Valtteri Bottas says that he is comfortable with his new one-year Mercedes contract.
Sep 15, 13:37
Toto Wolff the Mercedes GP Executive Director looks on from the pitwall during day four of Formula One Winter Testing at the Circuito de Jerez on January 31, 2014
Toto Wolff: 'Mercedes keeping options open for 2019'
A new one-year contract for Valtteri Bottas sparks fresh speculation that Max Verstappen could be headed to Mercedes for 2019.
Sep 14, 11:53
Valtteri Bottas of Williams during previews ahead of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on March 31, 2016
Valtteri Bottas signs new Mercedes deal for 2018
Valtteri Bottas signs a new deal keeping him with Mercedes for the 2018 season.
Sep 13, 12:26
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
Liberty Media eyes Formula 1 budget cap for 2021
Liberty Media is looking to introduce a budget cap of €150m per team from 2021.
Sep 13, 11:12
Niki Lauda watches the action during final practice ahead of the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 7, 2014
Niki Lauda: 'Ferrari favourites for Singapore'
Niki Lauda names Ferrari as the favourites to win this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix.
Sep 11, 11:34
Toto Wolff the Mercedes GP Executive Director looks on from the pitwall during day four of Formula One Winter Testing at the Circuito de Jerez on January 31, 2014
Toto Wolff not happy with Formula 1 weather service
Toto Wolff indicates that he is not happy with F1's official weather service.
Sep 6, 16:56
Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari looks on as he sits in the garage during final practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Italy at Autodromo di Monza on September 5, 2015
Sebastian Vettel: 'No panic despite bad race at Monza'
Sebastian Vettel says that there will be "no panic" at Ferrari after a bad home race at Monza.
Sep 5, 08:48
Toto Wolff the Mercedes GP Executive Director looks on from the pitwall during day four of Formula One Winter Testing at the Circuito de Jerez on January 31, 2014
Toto Wolff admits having 'coffee' with Jos Verstappen
Toto Wolff admits that he met with Max Verstappen's father at Monza.
Sep 4, 10:08
 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles chairman Sergio Marchionne in the Ferrari headquarters in Maranello on September 10, 2014
Sergio Marchionne: 'Ferrari embarrassing at Monza'
Sergio Marchionne says that Ferrari's performance at home at Monza was "embarrassing".
Sep 4, 10:02
Valtteri Bottas of Williams in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Niki Lauda: 'Valtteri Bottas staying at Mercedes in 2018'
Mercedes are now poised to announce that Valtteri Bottas is staying put for 2018.
Sep 4, 09:46
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes celebrates his win on the podium during the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 12, 2016
Lewis Hamilton admits wanting new Mercedes deal
Lewis Hamilton confirms reports that he wants to sign a new Mercedes contract.
Sep 1, 12:52
Mercedes GP Team Principal Ross Brawn attends the official press conference following practice for the Italian Formula One Grand Prix at Autodromo di Monza on September 6, 2013
Ross Brawn happy with Sebastian Vettel-Lewis Hamilton battle
Ross Brawn says that Formula 1 is delighted with an epic battle for the 2017 world championship.
Aug 31, 08:17
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes celebrates his win on the podium during the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 12, 2016
Niki Lauda hints Mercedes to keep Lewis Hamilton
Niki Lauda has suggested Mercedes will keep Lewis Hamilton beyond 2018.
Aug 31, 08:12
Niki Lauda watches the action during final practice ahead of the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 7, 2014
Niki Lauda: 'Valtteri Bottas should be number two driver now'
Valtteri Bottas looks set to be shuffled into de-facto 'number two' status for the remaining eight grands prix of 2017.
Aug 30, 08:52
Toto Wolff the Mercedes GP Executive Director looks on from the pitwall during day four of Formula One Winter Testing at the Circuito de Jerez on January 31, 2014
Toto Wolff: 'No Lewis Hamilton contract talks this season'
Toto Wolff scotches rumours that the extension of Lewis Hamilton's contract will be a topic over the course of the next months.
Aug 29, 09:00
Toto Wolff the Mercedes GP Executive Director looks on from the pitwall during day four of Formula One Winter Testing at the Circuito de Jerez on January 31, 2014
Toto Wolff plays down safety car conspiracy
Toto Wolff plays down a conspiracy theory triggered by comments made by Lewis Hamilton after the Belgian Grand Prix.
Aug 29, 08:57
Lewis Hamilton celebrates being on pole for the Spanish GP on May 14, 2016
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton hails team following Belgian Grand Prix victory
Lewis Hamilton lavishes praise on the Mercedes setup after coming first at the Belgian Grand Prix.
Aug 27, 16:56