Nico Rosberg and Michael Schumacher finished the final round of the 2011 Formula One season, the Brazilian Grand Prix, in seventh and 15th places today, at the end of this afternoon’s 71-lap race in Interlagos.
Nico ran a two-stop strategy of option/option/prime, stopping on laps 16 and 42. Michael was forced to [...]
Overtaking – how much, not enough, or too much of the ‘wrong’ sort – has been a frequent topic throughout the 2011 season, since the advent of DRS (the Drag Reduction System) and Pirelli tyres.
What is beyond all doubt is that the overall levels of overtaking have climbed to record levels – there have [...]
MERCEDES GP PETRONAS drivers Nico Rosberg and Michael Schumacher qualified in sixth and 10th places respectively at Interlagos today ahead of Sunday’s Brazilian Grand Prix.
Both drivers will start the race with a new set of option tyres available, having saved one set during qualifying. Nico will start from P6 for the third time this season, [...]
Nico Rosberg and Michael Schumacher made up one place on their grid positions in today’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix to finish in sixth and seventh places respectively at the end of the 55-lap race at the Yas Marina Circuit.
After an entertaining battle between the pair on the first lap, Nico emerged [...]
The combination of DRS and Pirelli tyres has made 2011 a bumper year for Formula One, but not just in terms of on-track passing manoeuvres.
The characteristics of the Pirelli tyres, designed to improve the racing, have also seen the total number of pit stops rise steeply – so far, there have been an average [...]
Nico Rosberg and Michael Schumacher qualified in seventh and eighth places this evening at the Yas Marina Circuit ahead of Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Nico completed one run in Q1 on prime tyres, two runs on the same set of options in Q2, and one option run in Q3. Michael completed a prime and option [...]
The penultimate race of the 2011 Formula One World Championship takes place in Abu Dhabi and is the home race for Aabar, shareholder and partner of the MERCEDES GP PETRONAS team.
Round 18 will be hosted at the impressive 5.554 km Yas Marina Circuit and is the season’s only twilight event, with the race starting [...]
MERCEDES GP PETRONAS is delighted to confirm that the team and Nico Rosberg have agreed a multi-year contract extension to include the 2013 season and beyond.
Since joining MERCEDES GP PETRONAS for the 2010 season, Nico has achieved three podiums, scored 217 points and demonstrated that he belongs to the top group of drivers currently racing [...]
Strong drives from MERCEDES GP PETRONAS pair Michael Schumacher and Nico Rosberg saw them finish in fifth and sixth places respectively in today’s inaugural Indian Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit.
Michael made up three places at the start, and followed a prime/prime/option strategy, stopping on laps 18 and 50. Nico [...]
Nico Rosberg and Michael Schumacher qualified in seventh and 12th places respectively today during qualifying for the Indian Grand Prix at the Buddh International Circuit in New Delhi.
Both drivers completed two runs in Q1, firstly on the option tyre and then on the prime tyre. Michael suffered with tyre vibrations on [...]
Nico Rosberg finished the Korean Grand Prix in eighth place today with team-mate Michael Schumacher forced to retire on lap 16.
Nico completed a two-stop strategy on laps 13 and 27, running used option/new prime/new prime tyres. Michael started the race on new option tyres and stopped once on lap 14, for new prime tyres, before [...]
Nico Rosberg and Michael Schumacher qualified in seventh and 12th places respectively at the end of today’s qualifying hour for the Korean Grand Prix at the Korea International Circuit.
Nico made one run in each part of qualifying, using prime tyres in Q1, and one set of options in both Q2 and [...]
The Korean Grand Prix, Round 16 of the 2011 Formula One World Championship, will take place on Sunday 16 October at the Korea International Circuit in the South Jeolla region. Just seven days after the Japanese Grand Prix, the Yeongam track will host its second race after making its debut on the calendar in 2010.
The MERCEDES GP PETRONAS Formula One Team is pleased to announce a new multi-year partnership with PUMA.
With effect from 1 January 2012, the global sport lifestyle brand becomes the team’s exclusive licensing partner for footwear, apparel and accessories, and an official Team Partner. The agreement incorporates branding locations for PUMA on the MGP W03, the [...]
In the era of the homologated, or so-called ‘frozen’ engine, it is easy to forget that there are still fruitful avenues of development and gain open to the manufacturers. Chief among these is the evolution of the fuels and lubricants used within the engine, which remain areas of cutting-edge technical research and development for partners [...]
Michael Schumacher finished in sixth place at today’s Japanese Grand Prix in Suzuka, making up two places on his starting position, whilst Nico Rosberg came from the back row of the grid to finish in the points in 10th place.
Michael completed a three-stop strategy this afternoon, running option/option/option/prime. Nico also completed three stops from his [...]« Previous