His extra stop meant that Hamilton eventually dropped back behind Massa. However, he kept pushing throughout, and did enough to ensure that he stayed ahead of Raikkonen. To be fair Raikkonen was nursing some front endplate damage after his first lap clash with Kovalainen. … [Read more...] about The strategic drive key to Hamilton’s first F1 title
The team has refreshed its line-up for 2019, bringing in Kazuki Watanabe and Yukio Kagayama alongside the incumbent Sylvain Guintoli. However, Suzuki was no match for Honda and Yamaha in testing earlier this month and did little to bridge the gap in Wednesday practice. … [Read more...] about Suzuka 8 Hours preview: Can Honda end Yamaha’s hegemony?
“It’s unfortunate we’re not able to do the Top 10 trial today,” Kiyonari said in the post-qualifying press conference. “Unfortunately I wouldn’t be able to do it anyway because yesterday I messed up, so I feel really sorry. … [Read more...] about Kiyonari “messed up” Honda’s Suzuka 8 hours pole bid
The Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA) of September 1991 marked the premiere of an elegant cabriolet model: this four-seater vehicle with fabric top formed part of the 124 model series, renamed the E-Class in 1993, and was available from the spring of 1992, initially as the 300 CE-24. This cabriolet revived the long tradition of four-door open-top vehicles in the brand history of Mercedes-Benz after a hiatus of some twenty years: production of its predecessors in this body style in the S-Class, the 280 SE Cabriolet and 280 SE 3.5 Cabriolet (W 111), having ceased in 1971. In the intervening period Mercedes-Benz had continued to maintain the culture of open-top driving with the two-door SL sports cars. The success of the A 124, of which 33,592 examples had been produced by 1997, was followed seamlessly by the CLK Cabriolets of the model series A 208 (1998 to 2003) and A 209 (2003 to 2010) as well as by the E-Class Cabriolets of the model series A 207 (2010 to 2017) and A 238 (since … [Read more...] about 2021 Mercedes E-Class Coupe, Cabriolet Videos Show The Updated Design
De Vries says: “Turn 4 is a quick right kink, and it’s important here to get a good exit and run onto the back straight, which can potentially lead to good overtaking opportunities into the very tight left-right. Turn 5 is not quite flat-out. You might have to make a small lift, that's all.” … [Read more...] about Wehrlein leads di Grassi as FE visits virtual New York circuit