MERCEDES AMG F1 – EVOLUTION (1954-2021)
1954 – 1955 MERCEDES-BENZ W196
The Mercedes-Benz W196 was a Formula One racing car produced by Mercedes-Benz for the 1954 and 1955 F1 seasons. In the hands of Juan Manuel Fangio and Stirling Moss, it won 9 of 12 races entered and captured the only two world championships in which it competed.
2010 MERCEDES MGP W01
The car was revealed at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo near Valencia at the first official test on February 1, 2010. The car was based on a Brawn BGP 001 chassis following the team’s purchase of the championship-winning Brawn GP of 2009.
In the 2010 comeback campaign for Mercedes-Benz, Rosberg and Schumacher in their MGP W01s made three podium appearances and scored 214 championship points. In the constructors’ championship, MERCEDES GP PETRONAS finished the season in fourth place.
2011 MERCEDES MGP W02
The MGP W02 was unveiled at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia, Spain on 1 February 2011.
Mercedes could not achieve a single podium finish throughout the 2011 F1 season.
2012 MERCEDES F1 W03
The W03 was launched on 21 February 2012 at Circuit De Catalunya, Barcelona.
championship, having scored one win, one pole position, and 2 further podiums.
2013 MERCEDES F1 W04
The MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team unveiled its 2013 Formula One car, the F1 W04, on Monday 4th February at the Jerez circuit in southern Spain. The F1 car has been inspired by the SLS AMG GT3 racecar.
The F1 W04 was driven by Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton. Their joint efforts that season resulted in three race wins nine podium appearances and eight pole positions. MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS finished the campaign as runners-up in the constructors’ championship.
2014 MERCEDES F1 W05 HYBRID
The 2014 Formula One World Championship saw the birth of a revolutionary racing formula, as Hybrid power became the focal point of the world’s premier racing category. The F1 W05 was designed to use Mercedes’s 1.6-liter V6 turbocharged engine, the PU106A Hybrid.
The 2014 Formula One Constructors’ Championship title for Mercedes-Benz. The car was dominant in the 2014 season, claiming 16 victories, 18 pole positions and leading the team to clear victories in both championships.
2015 MERCEDES F1 W06 HYBRID
The F1 W06 Hybrid was officially unveiled on 1 February 2015 on the opening day of pre-season testing held at Circuito de Jerez.
The F1 W06 Hybrid was the successor of the highly successful F1 W05 Hybrid, which has been described as one of the most dominant in the sport’s history.
Once again, The 2015 Formula One Constructors’ Championship title for Mercedes-Benz.
2016 MERCEDES F1 W07 HYBRID
The F1 W07 Hybrid was officially launched online on 21 February 2016.
The MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team finished the season with 765 constructors championship points, breaking their own record again of 703 points set at the 2015 season for most constructor points in a single season. Mercedes ultimately claimed the Drivers’ Championship title and Constructors’ Championship title for the third consecutive season.
2017 MERCEDES AMG F1 W08 EQ POWER+
The car was unveiled testing at Silverstone on February 23, 2017.
The Mercedes AMG F1 W08 EQ Power+ was a car designed by Mercedes Grand Prix for the 2017 Formula One season.
The W08 proved to be unbeatable, with Mercedes securing the Constructors’ Championship in the USA and Lewis Hamilton storming to the Drivers’ crown in Mexico.
2018 MERCEDES AMG F1 W09 EQ POWER+
The Mercedes AMG F1 W09 EQ Power+ was unofficially unveiled at the Silverstone Circuit with Hamilton and Bottas on 22 February 2018.
Once again, The 2018 Formula One Constructors’ Championship title for Mercedes-Benz and the drivers’ Championship title for Lewis Hamilton.
2019 MERCEDES AMG F1 W10 EQ POWER+
The W10 EQ Power+ was a Formula One racing car designed and developed by Mercedes-Benz under the direction of Aldo Costa, James Allison, John Owen, Mike Elliott, Loïc Serra, and Jarrod Murphy.
The F1 W10 EQ Power+ took 15 wins, ten pole positions, nine fastest laps, seven front-row lockouts, and nine 1–2 finishes. The car also took Mercedes to a record-equalling sixth consecutive Constructors’ Championship and Hamilton to his sixth Drivers’ Championship.
2020 MERCEDES-AMG F1 W11 EQ PERFORMANCE
The car was planned to make its competitive debut at the 2020 Australian Grand Prix, but this was delayed when the race was canceled.
At the end of the 2020 season, The W11 took Mercedes to a record-equalling seventh consecutive Constructors ‘Championship and Hamilton to his seventh Drivers’ Championship.
2021 MERCEDES-AMG F1 W12 E PERFORMANCE
The Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team unveiled the F1 W12 E Performance on 02 March 2021.
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