Skip to content


Breaking Down Mercedes’ Performance at 2014 Jerez Preseason Test

The Mercedes team must have had cause of concern when an alarming front wing failure caused Lewis Hamilton to clatter into the barriers at Turn 1. Rewind almost a year to the day and Hamilton suffered a similar fate at Jerez as a rear brake failure saw him plough headfirst into the barriers at the Dry Sack hairpin. But three days after Hamilton’s latest crash, the Mercedes team had racked up more miles and suffered fewer technical issues than any other team on the grid in this, a season where reliability is of paramount importance. Nico Rosberg joined the fray on day two of testing and although not the fastest man on the circuit, he was the only driver to complete long runs, the last of which covered 24 laps. Afterwards, Rosberg ...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - Motorsports
Article is property of

Posted in MotorSports.