News Details

Mercedes builds Hamilton all-new car for race

Lewis Hamilton will be at the wheel of a shiny new Mercedes in Sunday's Hungarian grand prix. Team boss Paddy Lowe is quoted by Auto Motor und Sport as revealing that "pretty much everything" was damaged when a fuel leak set the championship-chaser's W05 on fire in Hungaroring qualifying. With full spare cars no longer allowed, Mercedes mechanics worked through the night to build Hamilton a new car from scratch from a spare monocoque. Hamilton will not effectively be penalised for changing his gearbox and engine, as he is already at the very rear of the field for the race, so Lowe decided simply to break 'parc ferme' regulations. "We needed to get the car out of parc ferme...
Full Story »
7mo ago from GrandPrix.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Mercedes chief hits out at double-points ruling

Mercedes chief hits out at double-points rulingPosted On 22 Jul 2014By :...
8mo ago from ThisIsF1.com

Hamilton insists: 'I’ve been on the back foot’'

HUNGARORING, July 24, 2014 (F1plus/Katie Grimmett).- Lewis Hamilton...
8mo ago from F1Plus.com

I must close gap in Hungary - Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton says it is 'important' he closes the points gap to...
8mo ago from BBC.co.uk

Hamilton and Magnussen to start from pitlane

Lewis Hamilton and Kevin Magnussen will start from the pits after both...
8mo ago from TheF1Times.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

Casey Stoner to make motorcycle racing comeback

Former MotoGP World Champion Casey Stoner will make his motorcycle racing...
6h ago from Crash.net

Marquez Leads Repsol Honda 1-2 in FP1 at Losail

Marc Marquez resumed normal service in the opening free practice session...
18h ago from TheCheckeredFlag...

Dovizioso Blames Different Conditions for Lack of Pace

Andrea Dovizioso claims the conditions in Qatar on Thursday had changed...
12h ago from TheCheckeredFlag...

Forward Racing Duo Make Bright Start In Qatar

Forward Racing riders Stefan Bradl and Loris Baz both took the positives...
12h ago from TheCheckeredFlag...

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

2015 Verizon IndyCar Series preview - A driver by...

Page 1 of 8 It's time. The 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season is upon us...
14h ago from Racer.com

IndyCar: Miles wants series to provide an F1...

Hulman and Company CEO Mark Miles believes that the high race-hosting...
1d ago from Racer.com

IndyCar: Ganassi reveals Karam car livery for St. Pete

Chip Ganassi Racing has revealeed the official livery for Sage Karam's...
1d ago from Racer.com

Indy Lights: Brabham finds Lights and Sparks in the...

Page 1 of 2 It’s great to see Matthew Brabham’s talents aren’t...
1d 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...
2h ago from WRC.com

Loeb set for another World Rally Car outing

The nine-time World Champion will participate in the Epernay Vins de...
23h ago from WRC.com

Tidemand inks Skoda deal

2013 Junior WRC champion Pontus Tidemand joins Skoda to compete in the...
21h 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

Gabriel - I've always wanted to defend

Gabriel says he was always determined to become a defender. The...
2h ago from Arsenal.com

England predicted XI vs Lithuania, with Arsenal man...

A look at how England could line up against Lithuania in tonight's...
3h ago from CaughtOffside.com

Khedira and Reus summer arrival on? Who's fibbing...

Morning all. International round up. Gabriel was an unused substitute for...

(Video) Arsenal star gets unexpected HUG during...

Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina was hugged by a pitch invader during his...
7h ago from CaughtOffside.com

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

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.