Michael Schumacher in coma after ski accident

Formula One racer Michael Schumacher was hospitalized after suffering “severe head trauma” in a skiing accident.


Developing story on BBC here.

Mercedes statement on Michael Schumacher.

Nico Hulkenberg with Japanese fan

Only in Japan are their just as many female as male fans at the race. In other countries, it’s mostly a male affair. Also many families, which makes this race very special.


Wish Lewis good luck on his homecoming to Silverstone

Power Lewis around the track by tweeting him a #GoodLuckLewis message of support.

Each #GoodLuckLewis tweet that you send will power Lewis around the track and you’ll be entered into a prize draw to unlock incredible F1 prizes. Lewis’ target today is 20 laps.

Everyone who tweets a good luck message to Lewis using the specified hashtag will have the chance
to win some exciting F1 prizes, including: signed steering wheels, signed race suit, signed gloves and boots and a signed replica helmet.

Enter the site here.

[via Peter Eichhorn on Twitter]


Lewis Hamilton and the A 45 AMG

Six days to go! Lewis got a taste of Silverstone in the all-new A 45 AMG – and he liked it!

Do you want to become official social reporter for Mercedes-Benz?

Social_Reporter_FB__Assets_806_V1-f1 2
Mercedes-Benz is searching for reporters to attend their sponsored events and report on it for the brand in their own unique and original way.

Recognising we’re all Social Reporters these days, from Twitter to Facebook and Instagram, Mercedes-Benz are giving fans the chance to invigorate their timelines with amazing content opportunities at this years British Grand Prix and The British Open.

Launching with Formula 1, the winner will be able to attend the Silverstone Grand Prix and document the experience, a pretty great prize for any racing or sports fan.

Read more about the Mercedez-Benz Social Reporter campaign here: http://mbsocialreporter.co.uk

Kamui Kobayashi as Ferrari driver

Kamui Kobayashi got a chance to drive a Ferrari 2012 car at the team’s Maranello test track.


[via Rach F1]

Who says you can’t overtake in Monaco??

A little masterclass on overtaking boss style in Monaco.

World Exclusive shot of Daft Punk in the Lotus F1 Team garage at the Monaco Grand Prix

Let’s get lucky!


Massive first corner crash in yesterday’s GP2 race

Daft Punk Lotus F1 Team

Just in time for the partying that’s sure to take place during this weekend’s Monaco Grand Prix, French electronic music sensation Daft Punk has been named as the latest partner of the Lotus F1 Team.

Coincidentally, Daft Punk is in the process of promoting its new album Random Access Memories, and as part of the effort has signed a deal to have its logo plastered on the 2013 Lotus F1 car, located just in front of the driver.

A formal announcement of the partnership is yet to be announced, though the Lotus F1 Team has posted up a number of teaser videos on its official YouTube page.