News Details

Productive Friday for Mercedes despite Hamilton Engine Issue

The Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS team ended both free practice sessions on Friday fastest at Silverstone ahead of this weekend’s British Grand Prix, but an engine failure for Lewis Hamilton dampened their mood somewhat. Nico Rosberg was fastest in the opening session ahead of Hamilton, with the positions reversed for the second session. Hamilton’s pace in the second practice session before his mechanical issue was impressive. He was over seven tenths of a second quicker than the best non-Mercedes of Fernando Alonso’s Ferrari in third, and was set to start a long run on high fuel when the engine cut out on him. “The car felt pretty good here today but unfortunately I lost my most important...
Full Story »
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

British Grand Prix: Mercedes preview Silverstone...

Nico Rosberg leads Lewis Hamilton Mercedes preview Round 9 of the 2014...
2y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Video: Lewis Hamilton previews Silverstone on the...

Ahead of this weekend's British Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton takes you for...
2y ago from RichlandF1.com

Stoppage won't affect weekend - Hamilton

Mercedes AMG Petronas Lewis Hamilton says that his stoppage during the...
2y ago from F1Zone.net

Hamilton fastest but troubled by engine woes

Lewis Hamilton was fastest in practice for his home British Grand Prix...
2y ago from SuperSport.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Marquez suffers injury scare

MotoGP Repsol Honda Team riders Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa were back in...
3h ago from SuperSport.com

Marquez dislocates shoulder in Jerez MotoGP test crash

The reigning MotoGP World Champion crashed at turn seven but was back out...
1d ago from BikeSportNews.com

Márquez dislocates shoulder in test crash

– MotoGP World Champion Marc Márquez dislocated his shoulder in a...
1d ago from GPUpdate.net

‘With wings, we could win at Qatar’ says Lorenzo

Jorge Lorenzo is confident after a good test at Phillip Island and may yet...
5d ago from BikeSportNews.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Montoya has 'fun' in Risi Ferrari at Sebring

While Risi Competizione spent Friday getting ready for the upcoming Mobil...
2d ago from Racer.com

Hunter-Reay wins protracted suit against Gentilozzi

Above: Ryan Hunter-Reay races on the streets of Toronto in 2005. IndyCar...
3d ago from Racer.com

IMSA: Montoya to sample Risi Ferrari on Friday

Team Penske driver Juan Montoya will get a taste of the Risi Competizione...
3d ago from Racer.com

Taylor fast on IndyCar test debut with Penske

American sports car star Ricky Taylor got his long-awaited run in an...
3d ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Hyundai unveils driver scheme

Hyundai unveils driver scheme Hyundai Motorsport has launched a driver...
4h ago from WRC.com

Mexico City: Zocalo beats to WRC rhythm

Mexico City:Zocalo beats to WRC rhythm The FIA World Rally Championship...
3d ago from WRC.com

The best WRC city stages

The best WRC city stages The WRC is more rugged wilderness than urban...
3d ago from WRC.com

Hesto leads eSports WRC

German driver Hesto leads Championship after the opening round
4d ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsenal to rival Roma and Juventus for midfielder:...

GETTY Lorenzo Pellegrini has caught the attention of Arsenal Lorenzo...
1h ago from Express.co.uk

WATCH: Arsenal legend Ray Parlour raps about...

TWITTER Stormzy joined Ray Parlour and listened to the Arsenal legend's...
1h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Arsenal set to lose key man to Bundesliga club:...

GETTY Andries Jonker is set to join Wolfsburg as their new manager...
2h ago from Express.co.uk

Ray Parlour backs Arsenal to sign Sergio Aguero this...

GETTY Ray Parlour says Sergio Aguero would be a good signing for Arsenal...
5h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Comments

Hottest News

Barcelona Test Day 1: Live Timing and Commentary

F1 Live Timing and Commentary: Follow all the... Read More »
7h ago from F1Hub.net

2017 Barcelona F1 Pre-season Test Results: [Day 1 –...

Complete testing times from the opening day of... Read More »
3h ago from ThisIsF1.com

LIVE: F1 pre-season test - Day 1

Action gets underway at 9AM CET for the first day... Read More »
7h ago from Crash.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.