Lewis Hamilton encouraged by Mercedes development plan as more upgrades arrive for Emilia Romagna GP | F1 News

Lewis Hamilton says he is “excited” by Mercedes’ forthcoming upgrades with the seven-time champion hopeful they now finally have a “North Star” to follow in pursuit of improved pace. On an Imola weekend where most of the leading teams are introducing some form of car upgrade, Mercedes will have new parts on the W15 for…

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Max Verstappen: Toto Wolff doesn’t rule out meeting with Red Bull driver over F1 move to Mercedes | F1 News

Toto Wolff has not ruled out holding a meeting with Max Verstappen to discuss the possibility of replacing Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes. Wolff has talked up Verstappen since the start of the season, stating “no team principal wouldn’t do handstands” to sign the Dutchman and that he was “waiting” to see how the driver market…

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F1: George Russell and Lewis Hamilton reveal reasons for Mercedes’ lack of competitiveness at Miami GP | F1 News

George Russell feels Mercedes have “overcompensated” with this year’s car in search of a breakthrough in F1’s current rules era, with their underwhelming start to the 2024 season continuing at the Miami GP. Mercedes brought upgrades to this weekend’s event but both Russell and Lewis Hamilton were knocked out in the second part of Sprint…

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Miami GP Sprint Qualifying: Max Verstappen beats Charles Leclerc to pole as Mercedes suffer early exits | F1 News

Max Verstappen beat Charles Leclerc to Miami Grand Prix Sprint pole as Mercedes suffered a dismal start to the weekend with a double early exit. Verstappen struggled with his Red Bull throughout the session, including on the lap that he secured pole with, but the other contenders fell away to leave the world championship leader…

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Chinese GP: Mercedes confirm upgrades for Miami after disappointing race in Shanghai for Lewis Hamilton | F1 News

Mercedes have revealed they will bring upgrades to the next F1 race in Miami after an underwhelming Chinese Grand Prix. Lewis Hamilton recovered to ninth place on Sunday after a disastrous Qualifying where he was knocked out in Q1 and started in 18th place after making a mistake by braking too late into the Turn…

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Lewis Hamilton bemoans Mercedes performance after surprise early exit from Chinese Grand Prix Qualifying | F1 News

Lewis Hamilton said he was surprised the performance of his Mercedes deteriorated in Chinese Grand Prix Qualifying, having thought it couldn’t “get any worse” before making a shock early exit. The seven-time world champion had enjoyed an encouraging start to Saturday as he finished second to Max Verstappen in the Sprint, but then only managed…

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Carlos Sainz: Ferrari driver drops hint over preferred 2025 seat amid Red Bull, Mercedes interest | F1 News

Carlos Sainz appeared to provide clues as to his preferred 2025 Formula 1 seat as the outgoing Ferrari driver offered an update on talks over his future. Ferrari decided to let Sainz go after signing Lewis Hamilton from Mercedes for next season, but the Spaniard’s hugely impressive start to 2024 has made him the standout…

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Andrea Kimi Antonelli, a 2025 contender to replace Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes, in first Formula 1 test | F1 News

Mercedes protege Andrea Kimi Antonelli, a contender to replace Ferrari-bound Lewis Hamilton next season, completed his first F1 test with the team in Austria on Wednesday. The 17-year-old, currently in his maiden season of Formula 2, drove Mercedes’ 2021 car, their last constructors’ championship-winning machine, at the Red Bull Ring as the first part of…

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Japanese GP: Max Verstappen leads Red Bull one-two in final practice as Mercedes maintain improvement | F1 News

Max Verstappen established himself as favourite for Japanese Grand Prix qualifying by leading a one-two from Red Bull team-mate Sergio Perez in final practice at Suzuka. Having had his nine-race winning streak ended in Australia last time out, Verstappen continued what looks set to be a strong response from Red Bull as his time of…

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Lewis Hamilton: Sebastian Vettel return to F1 would be ‘amazing option’ for Mercedes for 2025 | F1 News

Lewis Hamilton says he “would love” for Sebastian Vettel to return to Formula 1 and the four-time champion would be an “amazing option” to succeed him at Mercedes. Hamilton, who has signed with Ferrari from 2025, also said he would like to see Mercedes replace him with “someone with integrity and values that are aligned…

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