Tech Bites: Fire-up of an F1 engine – Sauber F1 Team

“Hear me ROAR…!” Learn details about how and why an engine fire-up is performed and listen to the sound of the engine being boosted from idle to some 10,000 rpm! The race car in this video has left Hinwil, Switzerland, a few hours ago and is now on its way to Sochi, Russia, where Sergey Sirotkin will jump in for our demo drive on 27th September 2013.

Mark Webber checking out Jenson Button’s girlfriend

Paul di Resta’s Italian ancestry

The Circuit travels to Southern Italy to explore Force India driver Paul di Resta’s Italian ancestry.

2014 Provisional Calendar


March 16 – Australia (Melbourne)
March 23 – Malaysia (Sepang)
April 6 – China (Shanghai)
April 13 – Korea (Korea International Circuit)
April 27 – Bahrain (Sakhir)
May 11 – Spain (Barcelona)
May 25 – Monaco (Monaco)
June 8 – Canada (Montreal)
June 22 – Austria (Red Bull Ring)
July 6 – Britain (Silverstone)
July 20 – Germany (Hockenheim)
July 27 – Hungary (Budapest)
August 24 – Belgium (Spa)
September 7 – Italy (Monza)
September 21 – Singapore (Marina Bay)
October 5 – Japan (Suzuka)
October 19 – Russia (Sochi)
October 26 – Abu Dhabi (Yas Marina)
November 9 – Mexico (Mexico City)
November 16 – USA (Circuit of the Americas)
November 30 – Brazil (Interlagos)

[via RachF1]

RUSH Premiere – feat. McLaren M23 and MP4-23

Vodafone McLaren Mercedes drivers Jenson Button and Sergio Pérez make a stylish entrance to the world première of Rush. Featuring two McLaren world championship winning cars: the 1976 M23 and 2008 MP4-23.


Legendary Silver Arrows: the 1955 Italian GP

Let’s start Monza week in style with this incredible film from the Mercedes-Benz archives. The 1955 Italian Grand Prix saw Juan Manuel Fangio winning the race — and the world championship — at the wheel of his Mercedes-Benz W 196…