2018 CHINESE GRAND PRIX 
SHANGHAI CIRCUIT
 Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport take the lead in the Constructors’ Championship 

Valtteri finished in P2 in his 100th Grand Prix start - claiming his 24th career podium, his 15th with the team and his second of the 2018 season  

Lewis came home in P4 at the Shanghai International Circuit - his 28th straight top-ten finish, breaking the record for most consecutive points finishes  

Today’s result marks the 20th podium in China for Mercedes-Benz Power  Sebastian Vettel (54 points) leads the Drivers’ Championship by nine points from Lewis (45 points) in P2, with Valtteri (40 points) in P3  

Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport (85 points) take the lead in the Constructors’ 
Championship from Ferrari (84 points)
2018 BAHRAIN GRAND PRIX 
BAHRAIN INTERNATIONAL CIRCUIT
Double podium finish for Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport in the desert of Bahrain  Valtteri came home in P2, just 0.7 seconds shy of the win – his 23rd career podium, 

14th with Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport and first of the 2018 season  

Lewis fought his way through the field from ninth on the grid, finishing in P3 – his 70th podium with Mercedes-AMG   Petronas Motorsport in his 100th race for the team as well as his 27th consecutive top 10 finish, equalling Kimi Raikkonen’s all-time record  

Sebastian Vettel (50 points) leads the Drivers’ Championship by 17 points from Lewis (33 points) in P2, with Valtteri (22 points) in P3  Ferrari (65 points) leads Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport (55 points) by 10 points in the Constructors’ Championship
2018 AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX 
MELBOURNE GRAND PRIX CIRCUIT
-  Lewis comes home second as Valtteri fights back to P8
  
- Lewis Hamilton came home in P2 in Albert Park to claim his eighth Formula One podium finish in Australia and 118th career podium 
 
- Valtteri Bottas battled from P15 on the grid to claim P8 at the chequered flag  
- Lewis (18) sits P2 in the Drivers’ Championship, seven points behind Sebastian Vettel (25), with Valtteri (4) in P8   

- Ferrari (40) lead Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport (22) by 18 points in the Constructors’ Championship
MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS MOTORSPORT TEAM  TESTING - BARCELONA 

Formula 1 2018 Pre Season Test 2 Day 4 - Daren Frankish - United States Press Agency News (USPA News)

Sports USPA NEWS - Date: Friday 9 March 2018 Drivers: Lewis Hamilton (AM), Valtteri Bottas (PM) Circuit: Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya Circuit Length: 4.655 km Laps Completed: Valtteri 104, Lewis 97, Total 201 Distance Covered: Valtteri 484 km, Lewis 452 km, Total 936 km Best Lap Time: Valtteri 1:18.825, Lewis 1:19.464 Having completed over 1,000 laps in pre-season testing, Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport leaves the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya with a positive feeling and is excited to start the 2018 Formula One season in two weeks' time.

Formula 1 2018 Pre Season Test 2 Day 3 - Daren Frankish - United States Press Agency News (USPA News)

Formula 1 2018 Pre Season Test 2 Day 3 - Daren Frankish - USPA News

Formula 1 2018 Pre Season Test 2 Day 2 - Daren Frankish - United States Press Agency News (USPA News)

Formula 1 2018 Pre Season Test 2 Day 2 - Daren Frankish - USPA News

Formula 1 2018 Pre Season Test 2 Day 1 - Daren Frankish - United States Press Agency News (USPA News)

Formula 1 2018 Pre Season Test 2 Day 1 - Daren Frankish - USPA News

Formula 1 2018 Pre Season Test 1 Day 4 - Daren Frankish - United States Press Agency News (USPA News)

Sports USPA NEWS - Lewis sets the fastest time of the day as the first week of testing comes to a close Date: Thursday 1 March 2018 Drivers: Valtteri Bottas (AM), Lewis Hamilton (PM) Circuit: Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya Circuit Length: 4.655 km Laps Completed: Valtteri 60, Lewis 69, Total 129 Distance Covered: Valtteri 279 km, Lewis 321 km, Total 600 km Best Lap Time: Valtteri 1:22.789, Lewis 1:19.333 Source: © 2018 Daimler AG.

Formula 1 2018 Pre Season Test 1 Day 3 - Daren Frankish - United States Press Agency News (USPA News)

Formula 1 2018 Pre Season Test 1 Day 3 - Daren Frankish - USPA News

Formula 1 2018 Pre Season Test 1 Day 2 - Daren Frankish - United States Press Agency News (USPA News)

Formula 1 2018 Pre Season Test 1 Day 2 - Daren Frankish - USPA News

Formula 1 2018 Pre Season Test 1 Day 1 - Daren Frankish - United States Press Agency News (USPA News)

USPA NEWS - The Mercedes-AMG F1 W09 EQ Power+ hits a very cold track on the first day of pre-season testing in Barcelona.

MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS MOTORSPORT TEAM LAUNCH - F1 W09 EQ Power+ 

Mercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport team launch - Daren Frankish - United States Press Agency News (USPA News)

USPA NEWS - More than a machine: Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport unveils its most advanced Formula One car ever, the F1 W09 EQ Power+ Keen to start racing again next month, an excited Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport team launched its new car today at the Silverstone International Circuit with a multimedia reveal show, live online broadcasts and shakedown runs New F1 car completes its first laps at Silverstone Toto Wolff: "This is always a very exciting time because what has been designed is coming together and coming alive."


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