It has been a busy weekend for the Mercedes team, with so many events attended and announcements. While Rosberg was off driving around the Nurburgring Hamilton was out in Le Mans to watch the Moto GP. Thanks to the teams official sponsor and team partner Monster Energy Hamilton was able to spend his weekend off .
Press Release from Daimler confirming Paddy Lowe to join Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 team on the 3rd of June 2013
Who is fed up of all the tyre drama? Who wants to know about a Formula One legend driving around a legendary track? Then yesterdays’s event in Nurburgring is for you! Yesterday saw the start of the 41st ADAC Zurich 24 hour race and the event to launch it was seeing Schumacher drive the Nurburgring Nordschleife in the 2011 Mercedes AMG F1 car, along with Nico Rosberg, Bernd Schneider, Karl Wendlinger and Bernd Mayländer, each in a Mercedes AMG road car.
It is only one week until the beauty and glamour of the Monaco Grand Prix! Last year saw Schumacher take provisional pole, before a grid penalty put him down in 6th, as well as Rosberg taking a fantastic second place finish. This year see’s the team in control during qualifying, and looking or improvements in the race. With the introduction of their new suspension maybe this could be their winning weekend!
In a recent article on Omnicours.it it has been revealed that Mercedes are set debut a heavily revised rear suspension package as well as new brake intakes for the next race in Monaco. In a bid to prolong the tyre life with these generation of Pirelli tyres Mercedes’ Chief boffin Aldo Costa is working with .