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  1. Tuesday 23 May 2017

  2. Technical: Formula 1 development battle 08:46

    Technical: Formula 1 development battle

    F1 teams applied their first major update kits of the season at the recent Spanish Grand Prix. GPUpdate.net's technical analyst, Craig Scarborough, runs through…

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  3. Video of the Day: Mercedes on Monaco 05:36

    Video of the Day: Mercedes on Monaco

    Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas talk about the challenges of the Monaco Grand Prix.

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  4. Monday 22 May 2017

  5. Turbo issue behind Bottas' Spain DNF 13:37

    Turbo issue behind Bottas' Spain DNF

    Mercedes has confirmed that a faulty turbo was behind Valtteri Bottas' exit from the Spanish Grand Prix, caused by a previously unseen defect. Bottas was…

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  6. Monaco 'all about mental strength' - Hamilton 13:07

    Monaco 'all about mental strength' - Hamilton

    Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton says the Monaco Grand Prix is "all about mental strength" as he bids for a third Formula 1 victory in the…

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  7. Friday 19 May 2017

  8. Hamilton enjoying 'favourite battle' in F1 07:47

    Hamilton enjoying 'favourite battle' in F1

    Lewis Hamilton says his developing duel with Sebastian Vettel for the 2017 title is "one of my favourites, if not my favourite battle" in Formula 1 so far, the…

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  9. Thursday 18 May 2017

  10. Video of the Day: Spanish GP strategy 05:32

    Video of the Day: Spanish GP strategy

    Mercedes reflects on strategy at the Spanish GP, where Lewis Hamilton beat Sebastian Vettel to victory.

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  11. Wednesday 17 May 2017

  12. Video of the Day: Hardest workers in F1? 05:36

    Video of the Day: Hardest workers in F1?

    Mercedes highlights the work (18-hour days!) put in by its motorhome crew at Grand Prix weekends.

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  13. Tuesday 16 May 2017

  14. Hamilton scores 12th 'hat-trick' in Spain 10:46

    Hamilton scores 12th 'hat-trick' in Spain

    Lewis Hamilton has moved ahead of Jim Clark in the all-time 'hat-trick' record list after claiming pole position, the fastest lap and victory at the Spanish…

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  15. Monday 15 May 2017

  16. Wolff: Mercedes took risk with final stint 13:58

    Wolff: Mercedes took risk with final stint

    Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says the team took a "risk" with Lewis Hamilton's final stint, and hailed his charge's "supreme drive" to victory at the Spanish Grand…

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  17. Sunday 14 May 2017

  18. Hamilton beats Vettel in Spain thriller 14:43

    Hamilton beats Vettel in Spain thriller

    Lewis Hamilton overcame a fast-starting Sebastian Vettel to claim victory in Sunday's Spanish Grand Prix and close back in on the championship lead, as their…

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  19. Wolff: Mercedes must 'stay alert' for win 08:12

    Wolff: Mercedes must 'stay alert' for win

    Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says the outfit must "stay alert" if it is to convert pole position into victory at the Spanish Grand Prix, amid a continuing threat…

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  20. Video of the Day: Bottas' F1 driver room 05:32

    Video of the Day: Bottas' F1 driver room

    Go behind-the-scenes with Valtteri Bottas for a tour of his driver room at Formula 1 weekends.

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  21. Saturday 13 May 2017

  22. Hamilton pleased to top 'intense' session 14:52

    Hamilton pleased to top 'intense' session

    Lewis Hamilton expressed satisfaction after overcoming an "intense" qualifying session to take pole position for the Spanish Grand Prix. Hamilton led the way…

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  23. Hamilton on pole, Vettel splits Mercedes 14:04

    Hamilton on pole, Vettel splits Mercedes

    Lewis Hamilton claimed pole position for the Spanish Grand Prix during a close qualifying session at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, as Sebastian Vettel put…

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  24. Bottas a doubt for FP3 over water leak 09:59

    Bottas a doubt for FP3 over water leak

    Mercedes is hopeful that Valtteri Bottas will be able to run at some point during the final practice session for the Spanish Grand Prix, after a water leak was…

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  25. Force India against Mercedes/Honda deal 08:02

    Force India against Mercedes/Honda deal

    Force India has stated that it would not support an agreement which leads to Mercedes helping Honda overcome its current reliability and performance…

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  26. Friday 12 May 2017

  27. Hamilton hails 'amazing' Mercedes effort 15:53

    Hamilton hails 'amazing' Mercedes effort

    Lewis Hamilton praised his Mercedes team for an "amazing" effort with its Spanish Grand Prix update package, which is working "just as we expected". Mercedes…

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  28. Hamilton stays on top, rivals close in 14:31

    Hamilton stays on top, rivals close in

    Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes remained at the top of the times during Friday afternoon's second practice session for the Spanish Grand Prix, though with a smaller…

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  29. Mercedes rapid, issues for Alonso, Vettel 10:31

    Mercedes rapid, issues for Alonso, Vettel

    Mercedes dominated Friday's opening practice session for the Spanish Grand Prix, with Lewis Hamilton edging out team-mate Valtteri Bottas, as Fernando Alonso…

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  30. Hamilton: Bottas proving people wrong 08:02

    Hamilton: Bottas proving people wrong

    Lewis Hamilton says he sees Valtteri Bottas as a "credible competitor" for the 2017 title, following the Finn's maiden Formula 1 victory, arguing that he has…

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  31. Thursday 11 May 2017

  32. Vettel plays down 2018 Mercedes link 14:58

    Vettel plays down 2018 Mercedes link

    Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel has played down rumours linking him with Mercedes for the 2018 Formula 1 season. Speculation in the Italian press during the…

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  33. Wednesday 10 May 2017

  34. Video: F1 Explained - 2017 Car Decals 17:22

    Video: F1 Explained - 2017 Car Decals

    Mercedes explains the process of modifying its 2017 Formula 1 livery to include driver names, numbers and flags on the 'shark fin', ahead of this weekend's…

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  35. Mercedes reveals W08 identification tweaks 08:40

    Mercedes reveals W08 identification tweaks

    Reigning World Champion team Mercedes has revealed minor tweaks to its livery, to align with the FIA's request for easier driver identification from this…

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  36. Monday 8 May 2017

  37. Wolff: No 'magic bullets' for Hamilton 14:32

    Wolff: No 'magic bullets' for Hamilton

    Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says there are no "magic bullets" to explain why Lewis Hamilton struggled compared to team-mate Valtteri Bottas at the Russian Grand…

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  38. Wolff expects season-long battle for title 11:47

    Wolff expects season-long battle for title

    Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says he expects a season-long championship fight between his team and Ferrari, following a close start to the 2017 campaign, and has…

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  39. Video of the Day: Bottas in Budapest 05:40

    Video of the Day: Bottas in Budapest

    Ride onboard with Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas as he carries out a demonstration along the streets of Budapest.

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  40. Thursday 4 May 2017

  41. Lauda: Mercedes needs 'two steps' in Spain 15:18

    Lauda: Mercedes needs 'two steps' in Spain

    Niki Lauda says that Mercedes needs to take "two steps forward" with its Spanish Grand Prix upgrade package if it is to move clear of main rival…

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  42. Wednesday 3 May 2017

  43. Video of the Day: Bottas' message to fans 05:32

    Video of the Day: Bottas' message to fans

    Valtteri Bottas gives a message to his fans after claiming his maiden F1 win at the Russian Grand Prix.

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  44. Tuesday 2 May 2017

  45. Video of the Day: Mercedes' pit wall 05:50

    Video of the Day: Mercedes' pit wall

    Mercedes' Sporting Director Ron Meadows provides behind-the-scenes access of the Silver Arrows' pit wall.

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  46. Monday 1 May 2017

  47. In photos: Bottas celebrates maiden F1 win 14:20

    In photos: Bottas celebrates maiden F1 win

    Valtteri Bottas became the 107th different driver to climb atop a Formula 1 podium with his triumph at the Russian Grand Prix. GPUpdate.net reflects on the…

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  48. Sunday 30 April 2017

  49. Wolff 'very proud' of Bottas after first win 16:31

    Wolff 'very proud' of Bottas after first win

    Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says he is "very proud" of Valtteri Bottas after he claimed his maiden Formula 1 victory in Sunday's Russian Grand Prix. Bottas…

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  50. Hamilton: P4 maximum with cooling issues 15:56

    Hamilton: P4 maximum with cooling issues

    Lewis Hamilton says fourth position was the best result he could have achieved in the Russian Grand Prix after struggling with an overheating car throughout the…

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  51. Bottas: Maiden F1 win worth the wait 15:11

    Bottas: Maiden F1 win worth the wait

    A delighted Valtteri Bottas says his maiden Formula 1 victory was "worth the wait" as he fended off Sebastian Vettel during a tense finale at the Russian Grand…

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  52. Bottas fends off Vettel for maiden F1 win 14:39

    Bottas fends off Vettel for maiden F1 win

    Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas jumped both Ferrari drivers at the start and fended off a charging Sebastian Vettel in the closing stages to claim his maiden Formula…

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  53. Saturday 29 April 2017

  54. Bottas eyes start gains from third place 14:54

    Bottas eyes start gains from third place

    Valtteri Bottas is optimistic that the nature of the opening sequence of corners at the Sochi Autodrom can provide him with the chance to attack rival Ferrari…

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  55. Hamilton laments final sector struggles 14:48

    Hamilton laments final sector struggles

    Lewis Hamilton lamented balance troubles in the final sector as he wound up fourth during qualifying for the Russian Grand Prix at Sochi Autodrom. Hamilton…

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  56. Friday 28 April 2017

  57. Hamilton describes 'difficult' opening day 16:15

    Hamilton describes 'difficult' opening day

    Lewis Hamilton described a "difficult" first day at the Russian Grand Prix as main rival Ferrari displayed strong short- and long-run pace through…

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  58. Wolff: Mercedes has 'a bit of work to do' 15:47

    Wolff: Mercedes has 'a bit of work to do'

    Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says that his team has "a bit of work to do" after trailing Ferrari on the first day of practice for the Russian Grand Prix. Ferrari…

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  59. Vettel reckons Mercedes is sandbagging 15:01

    Vettel reckons Mercedes is sandbagging

    Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel reckons Mercedes will up its pace as the Russian Grand Prix weekend develops, after the team's low-key first day at Sochi…

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  60. Thursday 27 April 2017

  61. Bottas not worried about team orders 14:43

    Bottas not worried about team orders

    Valtteri Bottas says he is not worried about Mercedes imposing any team orders, expressing confidence that "all of my good results are still on the…

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  62. Wednesday 26 April 2017

  63. Wolff encouraged by progress of juniors 09:34

    Wolff encouraged by progress of juniors

    Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has praised the progress made by youngsters Pascal Wehrlein and Esteban Ocon in Formula 1 this season, believing both are on the right…

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  64. Saturday 22 April 2017

  65. Video of the Day: 2017 strategy so far... 05:36

    Video of the Day: 2017 strategy so far...

    3 races down, 17 to go. Using Mercedes' 'Pure Pit Wall', Chief Strategist James Vowles talks about tyre degradation, overtakes and key learnings from the…

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  66. Thursday 20 April 2017

  67. Video: Rosberg on time management 15:41

    Video: Rosberg on time management

    Formula 1 champion Nico Rosberg talks about the importance of time management on and off the track.

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  68. Wednesday 19 April 2017

  69. Bottas says he 'learned a few tricks' at test 17:22

    Bottas says he 'learned a few tricks' at test

    Valtteri Bottas says he "learned a few tricks" during his additional running at the post-Bahrain Grand Prix test, as Mercedes continued its long-run…

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  70. Bottas fastest as first in-season test ends 16:04

    Bottas fastest as first in-season test ends

    Valtteri Bottas posted the quickest lap time as the first in-season test of 2017 came to an end at the Bahrain International Circuit on Wednesday, ensuring the…

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  71. Tuesday 18 April 2017

  72. Hamilton encouraged by long-run progress 19:11

    Hamilton encouraged by long-run progress

    Lewis Hamilton believes that Mercedes made significant progress with its long-run performance throughout the first day of in-season testing at the Bahrain…

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  73. Hamilton tops first day of Bahrain test 16:25

    Hamilton tops first day of Bahrain test

    Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton topped the timesheets on the opening day of the first in-season test of 2017 at the Bahrain International Circuit, after…

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  74. Bottas understands 'tough' team orders 08:22

    Bottas understands 'tough' team orders

    Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas has labelled team orders as "tough" but says he understands why they were applied during the Bahrain Grand Prix. Bottas…

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  75. Sunday 16 April 2017

  76. Bottas downbeat amid rear tyre struggles 18:30

    Bottas downbeat amid rear tyre struggles

    Valtteri Bottas was left to rue a "tricky race" as he struggled with his rear tyres at the Bahrain Grand Prix, dropping from the lead to third…

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  77. Hamilton apologises for pit lane penalty 18:24

    Hamilton apologises for pit lane penalty

    Lewis Hamilton has apologised to his Mercedes team after he was handed a five-second time penalty for driving unnecessarily slowly in the pit lane during the…

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  78. Wolff praises Bottas for 'keeping calm' 10:32

    Wolff praises Bottas for 'keeping calm'

    Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has praised Valtteri Bottas' level-headedness after the Finn beat team-mate Lewis Hamilton to pole position for the Bahrain Grand…

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  79. Saturday 15 April 2017

  80. Hamilton admits Bottas 'did the better job' 17:48

    Hamilton admits Bottas 'did the better job'

    Lewis Hamilton has admitted that new team-mate Valtteri Bottas simply "did the better job" after claiming pole position for the Bahrain Grand Prix. Hamilton…

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  81. Bottas hopes Sakhir pole 'the first of many' 17:38

    Bottas hopes Sakhir pole 'the first of many'

    Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas delighted in his first career pole position as he edged team-mate Lewis Hamilton during qualifying for the Bahrain Grand…

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  82. Bottas beats Hamilton for maiden pole 17:05

    Bottas beats Hamilton for maiden pole

    Valtteri Bottas edged out Lewis Hamilton during Bahrain Grand Prix qualifying to claim his maiden Formula 1 pole position, as Mercedes lapped significantly…

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  83. Mercedes, Ferrari confirm test line-ups 12:13

    Mercedes, Ferrari confirm test line-ups

    Mercedes and Ferrari have confirmed their line-ups for the post-Bahrain Grand Prix test. Formula 1 teams will stay on at the Bahrain International Circuit…

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  84. Friday 14 April 2017

  85. Hamilton: Ferrari 0.2s ahead in race-trim 19:04

    Hamilton: Ferrari 0.2s ahead in race-trim

    Lewis Hamilton claims Mercedes' data puts Ferrari two-tenths of a second ahead in race-trim following the first day of practice for the Bahrain Grand…

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  86. Thursday 13 April 2017

  87. Hamilton hopes Button stands in for Alonso 14:14

    Hamilton hopes Button stands in for Alonso

    Lewis Hamilton hopes Jenson Button replaces Fernando Alonso when the McLaren-Honda driver skips the Monaco Grand Prix to contest the Indianapolis 500. It was…

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  88. Video of the Day: 'Nobody Wins Alone' 05:38

    Video of the Day: 'Nobody Wins Alone'

    Discover the story behind Mercedes' 2017 season visual from the people at the heart of it.

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  89. Wednesday 12 April 2017

  90. Wolff expects 'ping-pong' battle with Ferrari 14:58

    Wolff expects 'ping-pong' battle with Ferrari

    Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has said he is expecting "a bit of a ping-pong battle" with rival Ferrari throughout the remainder of the 2017 campaign. Mercedes…

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  91. Monday 10 April 2017

  92. Wolff: Bottas must 'forget' China error 11:34

    Wolff: Bottas must 'forget' China error

    Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says new recruit Valtteri Bottas must "forget" about his Chinese Grand Prix error, which dropped him down the order. Having run…

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