Why Mercedes has gone off the boil in F1

Mercedes started the 2019 F1 season with eight consecutive wins, but in the eight races since then it has only won three times. Edd Straw and Ben Anderson join Glenn Freeman to examine the team’s explanation that it has backed off the development of this year’s car, the role played by Ferrari and Red Bull […]

Bottas to Alfa, Russell to Mercedes – What does this mean for Formula 1?

Why did Mercedes pick George Russell over Valtteri Bottas to partner Lewis Hamilton in Formula 1’s 2022 season? With new machinery on the way, Russell will drive for Mercedes while Bottas has signed a multi-year deal with Alfa Romeo. But why? And what does it mean for Williams? Or Alfa Romeo’s 2nd seat? What about […]

How Did Mercedes Throw Away Russell’s Win?

George Russell looked set to take a sensational victory for Mercedes in the 2020 Sakhir Grand Prix, but with a few laps remaining, disaster happened. Jess McFadyen, Jon Noble and Luke Smith discuss what went wrong for Russell and Mercedes. FOLLOW us online: Website: https://www.autosport.com/ Facebook: http://facebook.com/AUTOSPORT Twitter: https://twitter.com/autosport Instagram: http://instagram.com/autosport Thanks for watching – […]

Did Mercedes rob us of a race?

After Valtteri Bottas’s stellar performance in qualifying and the race, he was ordered to gift the Russian Grand Prix win to team-mate Lewis Hamilton. F1 Racing magazine editor Ben Anderson and executive editor Stuart Codling dissect Mercedes’ decision in Sochi. What are your thoughts on the Russian GP – did Mercedes get it right?