Mercedes GP
Jul 22

F1: Hamilton to undergo physiotherapy following 30G qualifying crash

Hockenheimring, Hockenheim, Germany. Saturday 19 July 2014. A Marshal attends to Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes F1 W05 Hybrid, after his crash during Q1. World Copyright: Steven Tee/LAT Photographic. ref: Digital Image _X0W5935

A Marshal attends to , Mercedes F1 W05 Hybrid, after his crash during Q1 for the 2014 . (Photo: Steven Tee/LAT Photographic)

Lewis Hamilton is planning a week of physiotherapy following his drive through the field after a hefty qualifying crash at .

Even before the race, the Mercedes driver reportedly had acupuncture, to help with the pain of the 30G smash into the barriers caused by brake failure.

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Jul 15

F1: Rosberg to wear World Cup-themed helmet for home race in Germany

 

Nico Rosberg, Formula 1 World Championship leader and German World Cup soccer fan, will be wearing a special helmet at the Hockenheim circuit this weekend.

Rosberg, who was born in Germany but grew up in Monaco, considers the German Grand Prix his “second home grand prix” of the season and will be wearing a German-World-Cup-team-themed helmet in celebration of the nation’s World Cup victory last Sunday.

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Jul 15

F1 video: Mercedes drivers preview German GP as competition prepares to pounce

during the British Formula One Grand Prix at Silverstone Circuit on July 6, 2014 in Northampton, United Kingdom.

(From left) Mercedes drivers and during celebrations after the 2014 . (Photo: Getty Images)

The talk in the paddock ever since Formula 1 left Silverstone last Sunday has been over the ‘FRIC’ system and whether it will be banned prior to the upcoming .

Whether it will or not remains a mystery, and talk is that the dominant Mercedes W05 Hybrid may be the car that suffers most if the system is deemed illegal. However, as far as the Silver Arrows crew is concerned, its business as usual as they get set for the team’s home Grand Prix.

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Jul 9

Germany not Rosberg’s home race, says Hamilton

Nico Rosberg arrives on the grid at the British GP, which was the home race for his teammate Lewis Hamilton. (Photo: Andy Hone/LAT Photographic)

arrives on the grid at the , which was the home race for his teammate . (Photo: Andy Hone/LAT Photographic)

Nico Rosberg has hit back at his teammate Lewis Hamilton, after the Briton said next weekend’s German Grand Prix is “not really his home race.”

F1 now heads from Hamilton’s home turf at Silverstone to , where German-born Rosberg might expect similar levels of local support.

Not so, Hamilton told reporters, as Rosberg has a Finnish father and he grew up and still lives in Monaco.

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