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Brazilian F1 Grand Prix 2013: Sunday's Race Report from MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS

MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS secured second place in the Constructors´ Championship today after a thrilling final race of the season.

Brazilian F1 Grand Prix 2013: Sunday's Race Report from Vodafone McLaren Mercedes

JENSON BUTTON
- MP4-28A-02
- Started: 14th
- Finished: 4th
- Fastest lap: 1m16.450s (+1.014s, 7th)
- Pitstops: Two: laps 20 (2.95s) and 43 (3.94s) [Pri-Opt-Opt]
- Points: 73 (9th)


“For Checo, myself and the whole Vodafone McLaren Mercedes team, today was an incredible day.

Brazilian F1 Grand Prix 2013: Preview, Free Practice and Qualifying Reports from Vodafone McLaren Mercedes

I. Brazilian F1 Grand Prix 2013 Preview

The 2013 FIA Formula 1 World Championship draws to a close in Brazil this weekend. The season finale takes place at the Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace, one of the oldest and most atmospheric venues on the calendar, and a track at which McLaren has enjoyed much success over the years.

Brazilian F1 Grand Prix 2013: Preview, Free Practice and Qualifying Reports from MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS

I. Brazilian F1 Grand Prix 2013 Preview

The final race of the 2013 Formula One World Championship takes place at Interlagos in Sao Paulo on Sunday 24 November.

• At 4.309 km, the Interlagos circuit is the second shortest track of the season after Monaco

• The historical probability of Safety Car deployment is 70%, with four of the last five Grands Prix featuring the Safety Car

• Only twice in the past ten years has the Brazilian Grand Prix been won by the driver starting from pole position

Hungarian F1 Grand Prix 2013: Sunday's Race Report - Lewis Hamilton achieves his first victory with the Silver Arrows works team

Lewis Hamilton achieved his 22nd career victory and his first as a Silver Arrows driver at the Hungaroring this afternoon.

Hungarian F1 Grand Prix 2013: Sunday's Race Report - Jenson Button P7, Sergio Perez P9

JENSON BUTTON
- MP4-28A/03
- Started: 13th
- Finished: 7th
- Fastest Lap: 1m26.195s (+2.126s, 11th)
- Pitstops: laps 24 (3.38s) and 37 (3.13s) [Pri-Opt-Pri]
- Points: 39(9th)


"That was a fun race – although I seemed to be a target for other cars! Sebastian [Vettel] tried many times to get past me, and clipped my rear wheel into Turn Two – he may have damaged his wing, but I was lucky not to puncture.

Hungarian F1 Grand Prix 2013: Saturday's Qualifying Report - Lewis Hamilton achieves 30th career pole position at Budapest

Lewis Hamilton qualified on pole position today for the Hungarian Grand Prix with Nico Rosberg in fourth place.

Hungarian F1 Grand Prix 2013: Saturday's Qualifying Report - Sergio Perez P9, Jenson Button P13

SERGIO PEREZ
- MP4-28A-01
- FP3: 3rd, 1m21.052s (+0.322s), 10 laps
- Qualifying
- Q1: 16th, 1m21.612s (on Options)
- Q2: 10th, 1m20.545s (on Options)
- Q3: 9th overall, 1m22.398s (on Primes)


“First of all, I want to thank all the guys on the team – they did an amazing job to get the car turned around between FP3 and Q1 this afternoon. It was quite a big shunt but we still didn’t lose any track-time – that was really impressive, so thanks guys.

Hungarian F1 Grand Prix 2013: Friday's Free Practice Report - Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg gain important mileage

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg completed the first two practice sessions for the Hungarian Grand Prix at the Hungaroring circuit just outside of Budapest today.

Hungarian F1 Grand Prix 2013: Friday's Free Practice Report - Jenson Button and Sergio Perez make a step forward

JENSON BUTTON
- MP4-28A-03
- FP1: 1m23.370s (+0.647s), 26 laps, 6th
- FP2: 1m22.180s (+0.916s), 41 laps, 9th


“The two sessions were quite a contrast for us because of the difference in temperature from the morning to the afternoon – but it’s been a reasonable day in terms of the set-up work we’ve done. I think we’ve improved our understanding of how the car works.

Hungarian F1 Grand Prix 2013: Nico, Lewis, Ross and Toto share their thoughts ahead of the Budapest stage

The Hungarian Grand Prix, the final race before Formula One´s summer break and Round 10 of this year´s championship, takes place at the Hungaroring on the outskirts of Budapest on Sunday 28 July.

Hungarian F1 Grand Prix 2013: Jenson, Checo and Martin preview the tenth race of the season at Budapest

The Hungaroring is the slowest permanent circuit on the 2013 Formula 1 calendar, and it’s also one of the most demanding. The tortuous 4.381km layout is an uncompromising succession of corners that tests cars and drivers to the limit, and the reliance on slow-corner traction makes it a solid test of a car’s mechanical grip.

Silver Arrow drivers Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton visit Sindelfingen factory

As part of the build-up to the German Grand Prix, MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS drivers Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton, accompanied by Head of Mercedes-Benz Motorsport Toto Wolff, called in to see their Mercedes-Benz colleagues at the Sindelfingen plant near Stuttgart on Wednesday. At one point during the visit, Mercedes-Benz employees had the opportunity to quiz the Formula 1 stars during a question and answer session.

German F1 Grand Prix 2013 - Nürburgring: Complete Report from MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS

I. Friday's Free Practice Report

Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton finished in second and eighth places respectively today after the first practice session for the German Grand Prix at the Nürburgring circuit.

German F1 Grand Prix 2013 - Nürburgring: Complete Report from Vodafone McLaren Mercedes

I. Preview

The Nurburgring is one of the most iconic circuits in motorsport. Situated deep in the Eifel mountains, the modern grand prix track lies adjacent to the original 14-mile Nordschleife that was a regular fixture on the Formula 1 calendar between 1951 and ’76. The circuit – nicknamed the ‘green hell’ by drivers – was eventually deemed too dangerous for F1 and today’s ’Ring was built in time for the European Grand Prix of 1984.

British F1 Grand Prix 2013: Sunday's Race Report - Nico Rosberg storms to victory as Lewis Hamilton comes P4

Nico Rosberg won an eventful British Grand Prix with Lewis Hamilton finishing in fourth place after a battling drive.

British F1 Grand Prix 2013: Sunday's Race Report - Jenson Button finishes P13 as Sergio Perez retires

JENSON BUTTON
- MP4-28A/03
- Started: 10th
- Finished: 13th
- Fastest Lap: 1m36.356s (+2.955s, 16th)
- Pitstops: Two: lap 11 (3.06s) and lap 32 (2.93s) [Pri-Opt-Opt]
- Points: 25 (10th)


“I started on the Prime tyre, but that quickly grained and gave me problems early on in the first stint. I was happier on the Option.

MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS issues official statement on decision of the International Tribunal

The MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team acknowledges and accepts the Decision of the FIA International Tribunal published today.

British F1 Grand Prix 2013: Saturday's Qualifying Report - Pole position for Lewis as Nico comes P2

Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the British Grand Prix with a stunning lap at Silverstone this afternoon.

British F1 Grand Prix 2013: Friday's Free Practice Report - A consistent performance for the Silver Arrows

Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton finished the first day of the British Grand Prix weekend in first and fifth places today.