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 MotoGPToday.com

MotoGP Silverstone: Kent considering two MotoGP deals

Kent has a brace of MotoGP contracts on his desk, as well as one for Moto2
7h ago from BikeSportNews.com

Lorenzo Determined to Continue Momentum

Jorge Lorenzo has stressed he is taking nothing for granted despite...

Riders comment on Kent s proposed MotoGP jump

Moto3 championship leader Danny Kent has said that he expects an...
7h ago from Crash.net

Crutchlow critical of Moto2 to MotoGP jump

Cal Crutchlow says he doesn't believe Moto2 is a perfect place to...
7h ago from Crash.net

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Wilson tragedy sparks calls for safety review

Calls for IndyCar to lead the way in better head protection for drivers...
3h ago from SpeedCafe.com

Golden Gate Bridge IndyCar motorcade for Wilson

Marco Andretti will lead a motorcade of IndyCars across San Francisco’s...
1d ago from SpeedCafe.com

American Honda/HPD announce Wilson Children's Fund...

American Honda Motor Company, Inc., and Honda Performance Development...
3h ago from Racer.com

RACER: Justin Wilson Barber IndyCar test 2013

Ride with Justin Wilson as he attacks the rolling Barber Motorsports Park...
7h ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Germany driver report: Part two

Thierry Neuville (Hyundai i20)This was a strong event for Neuville...
10h ago from WRC.com

Meeke vows to eliminate errors

Citroen's Kris Meeke has vowed to keep working to eliminate the errors...
9h ago from Crash.net

Loeb says WRC return not in his plans

Sebastien Loeb says that a return to the WRC is not part of his plans,...
11h ago from Motorsport.com

F1 ace Jenson Button tests Mini and VW Beetle...

Formula 1 star Jenson Button tested rallycross cars at Lydden Hill today...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsene Wenger: 'Why would I replace Francis Coquelin?...

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has claimed that Francis Coquelin is...
1h ago from SportsMole.co.uk

Ex-Arsenal Goalkeeper Vito Mannone Linked With Hull...

It has been reported that Hull City are planning a surprise move for...
1h ago from Nastytackle.com

UEFA Champions League 2015-2016 group stage draw

While each league title in different countries is a big prize for many...
9h ago from SportsKeeda.com

Juventus To Sell Arsenal Target Kingsley Coman To...

It has been revealed that Bayern Munich are preparing a bid for Juventus...
7h ago from Nastytackle.com

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Hottest News

Video: How new closed cockpit idea works

Delivering on both those fronts is essential if,... Read More »
17h ago from Motorsport.com

Alonso expects 'completely different' second half

Fernando Alonso is predicting a "completely... Read More »
9h ago from GPUpdate.net

The women most likely to break into Formula One

Susie Wolff is not carrying the hopes of women in... Read More »
12h ago from Pitpass.com

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.