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  • Nico Rosberg drives the Formula E Gen2 race car

    Nico Rosberg may be done with the world of Formula 1, but that doesn't mean the former world champion can stay away from a race car. Rosberg has recently become acquainted with the world of Formula E. With a brand new generation of electric racing machine on its hands, the series invited the 32-year-old to sample the latest whirring wizardry during the Berlin round of the 2017/2018 Formula E season held earlier this month. The car is called the Gen2. It's the second-generation machine for the Formula E racing series, and it packs serious upgrades over the prior race cars. The biggest upgrade...

  • Nico Rosberg, showing off a modern F1 helmet
    Nico Rosberg Explains The Evolution Of The F1 Helmet: Video

    In the early days of Formula One racing, safety was largely an afterthought. Not only did drivers lack lap belts and shoulder harnesses, but aside from leather or cotton “skull caps,” there were no crash helmets to speak of. At speeds in excess of 155 miles per hour, we can only imaging...

  • 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG Shooting Brake
    Schumacher, Rosberg Build CLS63 AMG Shooting Brake Engine: Video

    The 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG Shooting Brake gets a special F1-assisted engine build.

  • The carbon fiber monocoque from a modern F1 car
    The F1 Monocoque, Explained: Video

    Of all the safety advances achieved in F1 racing over the years, the development of the carbon fiber monocoque is among the most significant. Not only is carbon fiber incredibly light, it’s also incredibly strong, which is a good thing when it comes to protecting the driver. In fact, it may...

  • 2011 Mercedes-Benz C-Class DTM race car
    Michael Schumacher To Unveil 2012 Mercedes-Benz DTM Race Car In Frankfurt

    Mercedes GP Formula 1 drivers Michael Schumacher and Nico Rosberg will help present Mercedes’ new C-Class Coupe based race car that will compete in the 2012 season of Germany’s DTM touring car series. The presentation will take place at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show on September 13...

  • Mercedes GP W02 2011 Formula 1 race car
    Mercedes GP Unveils 2011 Formula 1 Race Car

    The Mercedes GP team may not have fared as well as it had hoped to last year, especially considering that the team had two Formula 1 greats--Team Principal Ross Brawn and racing legend Michael Schumacher--on board. However, with the unveiling this week of the ‘W02’ Mercedes GP race car...

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