Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team

Mercedes F1 W06 Lewis Hamilton Nico Rosberg

Year of Foundation:1926
Founder:Mercedes
Debut:Grand Prix of France 1954
Grand Prix:116
World Champions:3
Wins:36
Pole Positions:43
Fastest Laps:30
Points:2767
Team Principal:Toto Wolf
Designers: Hans Scherrenberg (1954-1955)
Ludwig Krause (1954-1955)
Hans Gassmann (1954-1955)
Ross Brawn (2010)
Bob Bell (2011-2012)
John Owen (2013)
Paddy Lowe (2014-2015)
2015 Test Driver(s):Pascal Wehrlein
Address: Mercedes Grand Prix Ltd
Mercedes Grand Prix Operations Centre
Brackley, Northamptonshire
NN13 7BD, England
Internet:www.mercedes-amg-f1.com

MERCEDES F1 W06/MERCEDES-BENZ PU106B HYBRID V6 TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION
Chassis
ConstructionMoulded carbon fibre and honeycomb composite
BodyworkCarbon fibre composite including engine cover, sidepods, floor, nose, front wing and rear wing
CockpitRemovable driver's seat made of anatomically formed carbon composite, Sabelt six-point driver safety harness, HANS system
SuspensionCarbon fibre wishbone and pushrod activated torsion
Race WheelsAdvanti forged magnesium
BrakesBrembo, Carbon / carbon discs and pads with rear brake-by-wire
SteeringPower assisted rack and pinion
ElectronicsFIA standard ECU and FIA homologated electronic and electrical system
GearboxEight speed forward, one reverse unit with carbon fibre maincase. Sequential, semi-automatic, hydraulic activation. Carbon plate clutch
Weight702 kg

Dimensions
Overall length5000 mm
Overall height950 mm
Overall width1800 mm

Engine
TypeMercedes-Benz PU106B Hybrid V6
CylindersV6, 90°
Maximum Speed15 000 rpm
FuelPETRONAS Primax
Fuel injection500bar direct injection, single injector per cylinder
Weight145 kg

Tyres
TypePirelli

DRIVERS
Lewis Hamilton (bio)
Date of BirthJanuary 7, 1985
Place of BirthStevenage, UK
NationalityBritish
Internetwww.lewishamilton.com

Lewis Hamilton (career)
1995 British Championship (Karting). Cadet Class
Champion.
1996 British Championship (Karting). Cadet Class.
Sky TV Kart Masters
Champion.
Five Nations (Karting)
Champion.
1997 Junior Yamaha British Championship (Karting)
Champion.
1998 Italian Open Masters ICA Junior (Karting)
4th.
1999 European Championship ICA Junior (Karting)
2nd.
Italian Open Masters ICA Junior (Karting)
4th.
2000 World Championship Formula A (Karting)
20th.
European Championship Formula A (Karting)
Champion. 75 points.
World Cup Formula A (Karting)
Champion.
2001 World Championship Formula Super A (Karting)
15th. 28 points.
Formula Renault British Winter Championship
5th.
2002 Formula Renault EuroCup
(Manor Motorsport) 5th. 92 points. One win (Donington). Two 2nd (Imola, Estoril).
British Formula Renault
(Manor Motorsport) 3rd. 274 points. One win (Donington). Three 2nd (Thruxton, Snetterton, Knockhill). One 3rd (Brands Hatch).
2003 Formula 3 Korean Super Prix
(Manor Motorsport) started from pole position. Retired.
Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix
(Manor Motorsport) retired.
British Formula 3
(Manor Motorsport) 2 races. 0 points.
German Formula Renault
(Manor Motorsport) 0 points.
Formula Renault Masters
(Manor Motorsport) 2 races. 12th. 24 points.
British Formula Renault
(Manor Motorsport) Champion. 419 points. Ten wins (Silverstone, Rockingham, Croft - two times, Donington - three times, Snetterton, Brands Hatch - two times). Two 2nd (Snetterton, Thruxton). One 3rd (Snetterton).
2004 Bahrain F3 Superprix
(Manor Motorsport) Winner.
Formula 3 Euroseries
(Manor Motorsport) 5th. 68 points. One win (Norisring). One 2nd (Hockenheim). Three 3rd (Norisring, Nurburgring, Zandvoort).
Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix
(Manor Motorsport) 14th.
Marlboro Masters of Formula 3
(Manor Motorsport) 7th.
2005 Formula 3 Euroseries
(ASM) Champion. 172 points. Fifteen wins (Hockenheim, Pau - two times, Spa-Francorchamps, Monaco - two times, Oschersleben, Norisring - two times, Nurburgring, Zandvoort, Lausitzring - two times, Hockenheim - two times). Two 3rd (Hockenheim, Oschersleben).
Marlboro Masters of Formula 3
(ASM) Winner.
2006 GP2 Series
(ART) Champion. 114 points. Five wins (Nurburgring - two times, Monaco, Silverstone - two times). Seven 2nd (Valencia, Barcelona, Hockenheim, Hungaroring, Istanbul - two times, Monza). Two 3rd (Hockenheim, Monza).
2007 Formula One
(Vodafone McLaren Mercedes) 2nd. 109 points. Four wins (Canada, USA, Italy, Japan). Five 2nd (Malaysia, Bahrain, Spain, Monaco, Italy). Three 3rd (Australia, France, Great Britain).
2008 Formula One
(Vodafone McLaren Mercedes) Champion. 98 points. Five wins (Australia, Monaco, Great Britain, Germany, China). Two 2nd (Turkey, Europe). Three 3rd (Spain, Belgium, Singapore).
2009 Formula One
(Vodafone McLaren Mercedes) 5th. 49 points. Two wins (Hungary, Singapore). One 2nd (Europe). Two 3rd (Japan, Brazil).
2010 Formula One
(Vodafone McLaren Mercedes) 4th. 240 points. Three wins (Turkey, Canada, Belgium). Five 2nd (China, Europe, Great Britain, Korea, Abu Dhabi). One 3rd (Bahrain).
2011 Formula One
(Vodafone McLaren Mercedes) 5th. 227 points. Three wins (China, Germany, Abu Dhabi). Three 2nd (Australia, Spain, Korea).
2012 Formula One
(Vodafone McLaren Mercedes) 4th. 190 points. Four wins (Canada, Hungary, Italy, USA). Three 3rd (Australia, Malaysia, China).
2013 Formula One
(Mercedes AMG Petronas) 4th. 189 points. One win (Hungary). Four 3rd (Malaysia, China, Canada, Belgium).
2014 Formula One
(Mercedes AMG Petronas) Champion. 384 points. Eleven wins (Malaysia, Bahrain, China, Spain, Great Britain, Italy, Singapore, Japan, Russia, USA, Abu Dhabi). Three 2nd (Monaco, Austria, Brazil). Two 3rd (Germany, Hungary).

Nico Rosberg (bio)
Date of BirthJune 27, 1985
Place of BirthWiesbaden, Germany
NationalityGerman
Internet:www.nicorosberg.com

Nico Rosberg (career)
1996 Regional Cote d'Azur mini-kart
Champion.
1997 French mini-kart
Champion.
1998 North American ICA Junior Karting
Champion.
1999 Italian ICA Junior Karting Championship
ICA Junior European Karting Championship
4th.
2000 Formula A European Karting Championship
2001 Super A World Karting Championship
2002 Formula BMW ADAC
Champion. 9 wins.
2003 Formula 3 Euro-series
(Team Rosberg) 2nd in Rookie Category. 8th. 45 points. One win (Le Mans Bugatti). One 2nd (Adria). Three 3rd (Hockenheim, Nurburgring, A1-Ring).
2004 Formula 3 Euro-series
(Team Rosberg) 4th. 70 points. Three wins (two times - Hockenheim, Nurburgring). One 2nd (Magny-Cours). One 3rd (Nurburgring).
2005 GP2 Championship
(ART Grand Prix) Champion. 120 points. Five wins (Magny-Cours, Silverstone, Hockenheim, two times - Bahrain). Three 2nd (Hungaroring, two times - Monza). Four 3rd (Monaco, Nurburgring, Istanbul, Spa-Francorchamps).
Formula One
(BMW WilliamsF1 Team) Official test driver.
2006 Formula One
(WilliamsF1 Team) 17th. 4 points.
2007 Formula One
(AT&T WilliamsF1 Team) 9th. 20 points.
2008 Formula One
(AT&T WilliamsF1 Team) 13th. 17 points. One 2nd (Singapore). One 3rd (Australia).
2009 Formula One
(AT&T WilliamsF1 Team) 7th. 34,5 points.
2010 Formula One
(Mercedes GP Petronas) 7th. 142 points. Three 3rd (Malaysia, China, Great Britain).
2011 Formula One
(Mercedes GP Petronas) 7th. 89 points.
2012 Formula One
(Mercedes AMG Petronas) 9th. 93 points. One win (China). One 2nd (Monaco).
2013 Formula One
(Mercedes AMG Petronas) 6th. 171 points. Two wins (Monaco, Great Britain). One 2nd (India). One 3rd (Abu Dhabi).
2014 Formula One
(Mercedes AMG Petronas) 2nd. 317 points. Five wins (Australia, Monaco, Austria, Germany, Brazil). Ten 2nd (Malaysia, Bahrain, China, Spain, Canada, Belgium, Italy, Japan, Russia, USA).

TEAM HISTORY
Names, titles, points...
1954Daimler Benz AG
Juan Manuel Fangio, Karl Kling, Hans Herrmann, Hermann Lang.
1955Daimler Benz AG
Juan Manuel Fangio - World Champion, Karl Kling, Stirling Moss, Hans Herrmann, Andre Simon, Piero Taruffi.
2010Mercedes GP Petronas F1 Team
4th, 214 points - Michael Schumacher, Nico Rosberg.
2011Mercedes GP Petronas F1 Team
4th, 165 points - Michael Schumacher, Nico Rosberg.
2012Mercedes GP Petronas F1 Team
5th, 142 points - Michael Schumacher, Nico Rosberg.
2013Mercedes GP Petronas F1 Team
2nd, 360 points - Nico Rosberg, Lewis Hamilton.
2014Mercedes GP Petronas F1 Team
Constructor Title, 701 points - Lewis Hamilton - World Champion, Nico Rosberg.
TEAM's HISTORY
Cars, years, engines...

Mercedes-Benz W196
Model: W196
Year: 1954-1955
Engine: Mercedes M196
Wins: 6 (2 WC)
Pole positions: 4
Fastest Laps: 6
Mercedes-Benz W196
Model: W196
Year: 1954-1955
Engine: Mercedes M196
Wins: 3
Pole positions: 4
Fastest Laps: 2
Mercedes MGP W01
Model: MGP W01
Year: 2010
Engine: Mercedes FO 108X
Wins: 0
Pole positions: 0
Fastest Laps: 0
Mercedes MGP W02
Model: MGP W02
Year: 2011
Engine: Mercedes FO 108X
Wins: 0
Pole positions: 0
Fastest Laps: 0
Mercedes MGP W03
Model: MGP W03
Year: 2012
Engine: Mercedes FO 108Z
Wins: 1
Pole positions: 1
Fastest Laps: 3
Mercedes F1 W04
Model: F1 W04
Year: 2013
Engine: Mercedes FO 108F
Wins: 3
Pole positions: 8
Fastest Laps: 1
Mercedes F1 W05
Model: F1 W05
Year: 2014
Engine: Mercedes PU106A Hybrid
Wins: 16 (CC)
Pole positions: 18
Fastest Laps: 12
Mercedes F1 W06
Model: F1 W06
Year: 2015
Engine: Mercedes PU106B Hybrid
Wins: 7
Pole positions: 8
Fastest Laps: 5

DRIVERS
Names and results


Juan Manuel
Fangio


Years: 1954-1955
Wins: 8 (2 WC)
Pole positions: 7
Fastest Laps: 5
Points: 81.14

Karl
Kling


Years: 1954-1955
Wins: 0
Pole positions: 0
Fastest Laps: 1
Points: 17

Hans
Herrmann


Years: 1954-1955
Wins: 0
Pole positions: 0
Fastest Laps: 1
Points: 9

Hermann
Lang


Years: 1954
Wins: 0
Pole positions: 0
Fastest Laps: 0
Points: 0

Stirling
Moss


Years: 1955
Wins: 1
Pole positions: 1
Fastest Laps: 2
Points: 23

Piero
Taruffi


Years: 1955
Wins: 0
Pole positions: 0
Fastest Laps: 0
Points: 9

Andre
Simon


Years: 1955
Wins: 0
Pole positions: 0
Fastest Laps: 0
Points: 0

Nico
Rosberg


Years: 2010-2015
Wins: 11
Pole positions: 16
Fastest Laps: 8
Points: 971

Michael
Schumacher


Years: 2010-2012
Wins: 0
Pole positions: 0
Fastest Laps: 1
Points: 197

Lewis
Hamilton


Years: 2013-2015
Wins: 16 (WC)
Pole positions: 19
Fastest Laps: 12
Points: 724

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