News Details

Mercedes confirm cause of Hamilton's Germany brake failure

style="margin: 0px; font-family: Helvetica;">   August 24th, 2014 (F1Plus / Rosie Baillie) - Mercedes and brake manufacturer Brembo have confirmed the cause of Lewis Hamilton's brake failure in Germany earlier this year.    During qualifying for the German Grand Prix Hamilton's front-right brake disc failed. He switched to Carbone Industrie brakes for the race as a precaution.    Mercedes and Brembo released a statement following extensive analysis which confirmed the cause of the failure.    "First of all, both parties can now confirm that the quality of the disc material was not a contributory factor," a statement from Mercedes...
Full Story »
1y ago from F1Plus.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Brembo determines cause of German GP brake failure

Italian brake manufacturer Brembo and Mercedes AMG F1 have jointly...
1y ago from F1Technical.net

Mercedes publishes brake failure findings

Mercedes AMG Petronas Mercedes and brake supplier Brembo has revealed...
1y ago from F1Zone.net

Brake failure cause revealed

Mercedes and Brembo have revealed that the 'specific interaction between...
1y ago from SkySports.com

Brembo reveals findings relating to Hamilton's brakes...

As Lewis Hamilton prepares to start the Belgian Grand Prix from second,...
1y ago from Pitpass.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Yamaha suspects overrevving to blame for engine...

Yamaha overrevved its engines at Mugello, or at least that's the theory...
1h ago from Motorsport.com

Lorenzo "very lucky" to leave Mugello with...

Jorge Lorenzo has described himself as “very lucky” to have come away...
8h ago from Motorsport.com

Crutchlow ‘at the limit of the front tyre’ says...

Making up for a lack of acceleration in MotoGP is difficult on the brakes,...
4h ago from BikeSportNews.com

Mugello test hit by heavy rain

A test for the Moto2 and Moto3 classes on Monday at Mugello, following on...

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

INDY 500: Fast start for Rossi

The sum total of Alexander Rossi's oval experience before 2016 was zero,...
2h ago from Racer.com

SPM drivers say their cars are fast in race trim

James Hinchcliffe, Mikhail Aleshin and Oriol Servia are confident this...
3h ago from Motorsport.com

Video: Indy 500 qualifying highlights

No description available...
3h ago from GPUpdate.net

INDY DIARIES: How Roger Penske accidentally gave Mario...

Over 99 runnings, the Indianapolis 500 has become the most famous event...
22h ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Portugal WRC: Motorsport.com's driver ratings

As Rally Portugal crowned a fourth different winner in the four past...
7h ago from Motorsport.com

Mikkelsen eyes title push

Mid-event rethink inspires Norwegian
2h ago from WRC.com

Meeke: 'Argentina was no fluke'

No monkey on Meeke's back after Portugal win
6h ago from WRC.com

Ogier: 'I achieved my main target'

Championship lead takes priority over rally wins
6h ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Chelsea surrender £30m transfer target to London...

According to reports from Football Insider, Chelsea have dropped out of...

Arsenal top the Premier League prize money table as...

Leicester City's 5,000-1 miracle Barclays Premier League title win made...
3h ago from DailyMail.co.uk

Arsenal to announce £30m transfer deal in next 24...

According to reports from Mirror Football, Arsenal expect to announce a...

Comments

Hottest News

Allison hails Ferrari test progress

Ferrari Technical Director James Allison reckons... Read More »
4h ago from GPUpdate.net

Kvyat: I would have beaten Ricciardo

Daniil Kvyat believes he could have beaten former... Read More »
1h ago from F1Hub.net

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.