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Nico Rosberg mourned the death of his engine which failed with just two laps remaining in the Italian Grand Prix while pursuing Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel for second. Mercedes spent all of its remaining engine tokens heading into Monza, but for Rosberg it mattered little as the German had to fall back on the old spec engine following issues with the new power unit prior to qualifying on Saturday. The engine Rosberg was forced to run with had been used in six full race weekends. “To have it explode two lapsRead More
Sebastian Vettel led nearly every lap at the Hungaroring en route to winning one of the most exciting races of the year. Vettel shot past both Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg to grab the lead entering Turn 1 with teammate Kimi Raikkonen following the German to make it a Ferrari 1-2 that remained that way for over half the race. Hamilton went off-track on the opening lap in order to avoid the backside of Rosberg, but a collision with Red Bull Racing’s Daniel Ricciardo later in the raceRead More
Lewis Hamilton outpaced Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg by over half a second for his ninth pole in 10 races, his fifth overall at the Hungaroring. In the Q3 shootout, Rosberg closed on his final attempt on Hamilton, but the Brit followed up with a lap at 1:22.020s to the German’s 1:22.595s en route to an electrifying qualifying performance. Sebastian Vettel pushed Scuderia Ferrari up to third with a 1:22.739s, while former teammate Daniel Ricciardo shot his Renault-powered Red Bull to fourth, tying the Aussie’s best qualifying effort of the season.Read More

Posted On July 25, 2015By Joey BarnesIn Breaking News, Formula One, Headline News

Hamilton tops FP3 in Hungary

Lewis Hamilton edged out Mercedes teammates Nico Rosberg by a mere 0.098s in FP3 for the Hungarian Grand Prix. The pair went out with roughly 20 minutes remaining on soft tires and knocked off Sahara Force India’s Nico Hulkenburg, who stood atop the timesheet for much of the session before ultimately dropping to sixth overall. Sebastian Vettel set the third fastest time but the Scuderia Ferrari driver was nearly a full second off the pace compared to Mercedes. The four-time Formula One World Champion was nearly 0.300s over Red BullRead More
Lewis Hamilton cruised to victory in a thrilling Canadian Grad Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve today. Despite late race instructions from the team to lift and coast 50 and then 100 meters entering the corners to save fuel, Hamilton had the race well in hand over team mate Nico Rosberg and crossed the line 2.285 seconds clear to claim his fourth victory of the year. Vettel and Massa move forward Behind Hamilton the race was frantic and fantastic for all 70 laps. A major talking point were Ferrari’s Sebastian VettelRead More
Nico Rosberg
Nico Rosberg claimed victory in the Spanish Grand Prix at Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, his first of 2015, beating teammate Lewis Hamilton and Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel after starting from pole. Rosberg jumped out to a comfortable lead at the start and was never seriously challenged for the top spot. Hamilton had a more eventful race. The defending World Champion stumbled at the start and had to use a combination of pit strategy and pace to overtake Vettel for the runner-up spot on the podium, ultimately finishing over 17s behind Rosberg. FerrariRead More
Nico Rosberg took his first pole of the 2015 Formula One season after beating Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton by .3s in qualifying for the Spanish Grand Prix. Rosberg had been out-qualified by championship leader Hamilton in every round this season, but on Saturday the German looked stellar, topping FP3 and then taking the pole in the final few minutes in qualifying. The Mercedes duo lock out the front row on the grid and are once again followed by the fast Ferrari of Sebastian Vettel, who was over.8s behind Rosberg. ValtteriRead More
Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg has been reprimanded by the stewards for entering the pitlane incorrectly in FP1 of the Spanish Grand Prix. In the final hour of FP1, Rosberg was attempting to enter the pits when he ran across the white line beyond the bollard on entry to the pitlane. It is the first reprimand of the season for the German. The stewards have insisted that other drivers were warned about the issue for the rest of the weekend. Rosberg was fastest in FP1, but fell to third overall inRead More