Hot off of a celebration of two recent championships, the Mercedes-AMG Motorsport team arrived in Brazil last Friday with the future in mind. Their strategy for the Brazilian Grand Prix, as well as the Abu Dhabi race in two weeks, was to show their leadership in Formula One, attempting to… Read More →
In Formula One racing, everything happens in real time. Data is collected from the cars as they race around the track, as the weather is changing, and as competitors have unexpected misfortunes. When an unplanned event occurs, the whole race strategy needs to be reassessed, with a few seconds to… Read More →
It’s those familiar words on the team radio used for each of his wins this season that Lewis Hamilton’s engineer greeted the driver. But this was no ordinary race. Hamilton was not in first place; he was in the eighth place. Then his engineer added “Champion of the world.” Lewis had… Read More →
While the speed of the race suggest that Formula One is like a two hour sprint, in reality, it’s closer to running a marathon that leads to a sprint. During both, the team needs to operate flawlessly. After a week’s worth of preparation, the lights go out and the drivers… Read More →
During the Formula One race season, avid F1 fans tune in to see if their favorite teams and drivers will place on the podium and get one step further in the fight for the championship. But before the drivers take their positions on the starting grid, the entire team goes… Read More →
This weekend, F1 stopped at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin for a collision of cultures. The high-tech world of F1 collided with the American art of entertainment, right in the Live Music Capital of the World®. In true Austin style, there was always something happening both on and… Read More →
With three races to go in the 2017 Formula One race season, the fight for the championship is on between Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport’s Lewis Hamilton and Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel. Currently, Hamilton has 306 points in the Drivers’ Championship, a 59 point lead over Vettel. Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport is also in… Read More →
As a Formula One race team and TIBCO partner, Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport demonstrates its use of TIBCO advanced analytics―TIBCO Spotfire and StreamBase―as an intelligent digital nervous system across data, software, field equipment, teams, and management.
F1 cars are designed to fit a particular strategy. The set of races, the variety of track types, and climates make it impossible to find a “one size fits all” design for a car to perform flawlessly in each of the races. The Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) makes sure… Read More →
As each race passes, Lewis Hamilton and the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport team come closer to achieving the lead position for the Drivers’ Championship—the pinnacle of F1 racing.