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Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team

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Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team
The clock would have to turn way back to 1955 for the last time Mercedes competed as a constructor in the Formula 1 championship. The 'Silver Arrows' has now made a comeback sporting an all-German outfit fielding fellow countrymen, Michael Schumacher and Nico Rosberg, as its drivers. Mercedes GP came into existence when the team overhauled the all-conquering Brawn GP of 2009. The Brackley-based squad, under the inspiring leadership of team ...
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    team facts

    Team Base United Kingdom
    Team Country Germany
    Team Boss Ross Brawn
    Test Driver 2010, Bahrain Grand Prix
    First Race 2012, Brazilian Grand Prix
    Last Race 58
    Team Races 1
    Team Wins 1
    Team Poles 6
    Team Podiums 3
    Team Fastest Laps 521
    Points 0
    Constructor Champs 0

    engine facts

    Team Base Mercedes
    Team Country Mercedes-Benz FO 108Z
    Team Boss F1 W03
    Test Driver Brembo
    First Race Semi-automatic, 7 + reverse
    Last Race 18,000 RPM
    Team Races Semi-automatic, 7 + reverse
    Team Wins Pirelli

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    In the know
    Every racer's first step

    In this week's column, I thought I would look at the most basic form of motorsport  - Go-Karting. When I was 6 year's old, my parents gave me a small cadet kart as a birthday present. Karun Chandhok writes.

    In The Know
    One for the road...

    As I write on board the flight to Singapore for the Grand Prix, I thought it's a good time to go slightly off track with this week's column and talk about the travel in F1! Karun Chandhok writes. Going the distance
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    Never thought I'd race in an Indian GP, says Narain

    Narain Karthikeyan
    "Since the day I started racing, I dreamt of being in the Formula One," said Narain Karthikeyan. "But never in my wildest dream did I think of racing in an Indian GP." That's how the country's first F1 racer wants to sum up his excitement about the upcoming event next month. "It's going to be the most special thing in my life," he added.

    Formula One driver regimen

    It’s not all glamour for the Formula One drivers who endure demanding conditions while in the cockpit. They’re subjected to incredible wear-and-tear. HT reveals their fitness regimens.

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