News Details

Mercedes drivers excel in tricky qualifying conditions in Melbourne

March 15th, 2014 (F1Plus / Chris Cameron-Dow) - Mercedes delivered on the promise of their pre-season form by dominating qualifying for Sunday's Australian Grand Prix. Despite most of qualifying taking place in less than ideal weather conditions, both Silver Arrows drivers were able to deliver strong performances which saw them end up on pole (Hamilton) and in third on the grid (Rosberg). Hamilton's pole position is his 32nd, which equals the tally of Nigel Mansell, and the 100th for a Mercedes powered car in Formula One. The pace of Rosberg in the morning FP3 session suggested that qualifying could be a walk in the park for Mercedes. However, the weather had other ideas, and the rain came...
Full Story »
1y ago from F1Plus.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Hamilton justifies favourite tag for Mercedes in epic...

Hamilton justifies favourite tag for Mercedes in epic Melbourne...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Melbourne Free Practice 3: Rosberg quickest as...

Nico Rosberg fastest in FP3 in Melbourne Mercedes continued to live up to...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Horner warns Mercedes could lap field

– Red Bull team boss Christian Horner has suggested that Mercedes...
1y ago from GPUpdate.net

Wet conditions hinder Williams at Australia during...

The wet weather conditions witnessed during the all-important qualifying...
1y ago from RichlandF1.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

MotoGP Qatar: Crutchlow chases Marquez in third session

Britain’s Cal Crutchlow was less than a tenth slower than reigning...
3h ago from BikeSportNews.com

Marquez prevails as Crutchlow closes gap

There was no stopping Repsol Honda's Marc Marquez as the reigning MotoGP...
2h ago from Crash.net

Casey Stoner to make motorcycle racing comeback

Former MotoGP World Champion Casey Stoner will make his motorcycle racing...
15h ago from Crash.net

MotoGP Qatar: Lowes leads again in Moto2

He runs the hard tyre all session and still cuts tenths off his fastest...
4h ago from BikeSportNews.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

St Petersburg: Practice 1 results

Penske's Power paces St Pete first practice Practice 1 times 1. Will...
3h ago from Crash.net

Carlin Racing Duo Best Indy Lights Field in First...

Carlin Racing has dominated European junior formula racing for a number of...

Andretti aims for five-car Indy 500 effort

Who will drive the fifth car, should the proper sponsorship be acquired?...
2h ago from Motorsport.com

RACER: Will Power, fastest in St Pete FP1

Team Penske's Will Power went fastest during the first Verizon IndyCar...
2h ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Argentina supports flood victims

More than 30cm of rain, a third of the area’s annual rainfall, fell in...
10h ago from WRC.com

Loeb set for another World Rally Car outing

The nine-time World Champion will participate in the Epernay Vins de...
1d ago from WRC.com

Tidemand inks Skoda deal

2013 Junior WRC champion Pontus Tidemand joins Skoda to compete in the...
1d ago from Crash.net

RX: World Rallycross launches UK talent competition

The FIA World Rallycross championship has launched a nationwide talent...
2d ago from Crash.net

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsenal star explains transition from striker to...

The Brazilian - who earned his first international call-up last week -...
6h ago from Express.co.uk

The dream team, Arsenal's ace striker Olivier Giroud...

EACH week FIFA Ultimate Team assembles the best players from international...
4h ago from Express.co.uk

REVEALED: Why Chelsea ace Cesar Azpilicueta SNUBBED...

The Chelsea defender snubbed team-mates Cesc Fabregas in favour of Eden...
4h ago from Express.co.uk

Arsenal star’s future in doubt as Chelsea raid looms

Wojciech Szczesny is set for crunch talks with Arsenal about his future...

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Hottest News

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.