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Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas Help Launch New W09 for 2018

The AMG Mercedes Petronas Formula 1 team launched its new defender, the W09, Thursday morning (Feb. 22) at the Silverstone International Circuit in Northamptonshire, England. Unlike most of the 2018 F1 car launches so far, the team not only made a presentation of its car, but also did so with …

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Valtteri Bottas Signs with Mercedes for 2017

More than a month removed from the surprise retirement of 2016 Formula 1 World Champion Nico Rosberg, Mercedes AMG Petronas has found its new driver for 2017. Valtteri Bottas, with 77 grands prix to his record, including nine podiums, will drive for the sport’s most dominant team in 2017 following weeks …

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Slipstream Saturday: Remembering Jules and Continuing the Show

jules bianchi publicity still 2014

This week, funeral services were held for Jules Bianchi.  The promising driver suffered an accident at Suzuka last year, losing control in the wet and hitting a crane that had moved on track to recover a car that had slid off in the same area a few laps prior.  The …

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