Posted on January 28, 2014


Mercedes this morning rolled out the Silver Arrow W05 that it hopes will be shooting for victory this season. The first Mercedes of the post-Ross Brawn era was unveiled by the new management team of Toto Wolff and Paddy Lowe, with the drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg. Mercedes has been steadily building up for this moment. The engine department, based a few miles from the team’s HQ near Northampton, has been working for a long time on the hybrid small capacity power plant that is going to be such a huge part of success this season. Performance, efficiency and More…

Posted on November 19, 2013


This weekend we launched the new limited edition JA on F1 2013 Yearbook, on which we are now taking pre-orders. It will be published and orders despatched on December 7. Now, for two days only, we have a special promotion: Anyone who has pre-ordered a copy of the book by Thursday 21 November will automatically be entered into a special draw to attend a unique day driving the Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 team simulator at the team’s Brackley headquarters (yes the actual one Hamilton and Rosberg use!), taking place on Thursday November 28th This opportunity comes to us thanks to More…

Posted on October 18, 2013


Today 10 lucky JA on F1 readers got the chance to go around the Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 team headquarters in Brackley and saw where the cars are made. In the latest initiative aimed at bringing the fans closer to the sport, we were able to show them the “behind the scenes” of how a top F1 team operates and they were able to get a sense of what 2014 holds in store. The group also got a flavour of the process of making an F1 car, from the drawing office, to the fabrication, composites and testing processes through to More…

Posted on October 7, 2013


One of the big stories of 2013 has been the rise of Mercedes as a force in F1 with wins and pole positions for Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton. And they are one of the favourites for 2014, when F1 moves to a new technology formula. And now JA on F1 together with our partner UBS is delighted to offer readers the chance to go behind the scenes at the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team headquarters in Brackley, near Silverstone, to see how the team builds the cars and to ask questions. We are offering 10 people the chance More…

Posted on December 7, 2012


Ten lucky fans will be going behind the scenes at the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS factory in Brackley, England next Monday 10th December. We have been running a competition this week with over 700 entries in 48 hours. Thanks to Mercedes and our partners UBS we have this opportunity to go behind the scenes to experience how a Formula 1 team factory works, to visit the various departments and to see where Lewis Hamilton’s and Nico Rosberg’s 2013 F1 car is being built. The ten lucky winners, selected at random are: Victoria Palmer Hitul Mistry Baghetti Nikki Ponsford Carwyn Bowen Sean More…

Posted on November 8, 2012


Today ten lucky JA on F1 competition winners got the chance to see how the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team designs, builds and modifies its F1 cars on a unique behind the scenes tour of the factory in Brackley. Standing next to the very chassis in which Nico Rosberg suffered his huge accident in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, they reflected that they were getting closer to the sport than they ever could have dreamed. While in the race bays, they also had a close look at Michael Schumacher’s car and the pit stop equipment which gives Mercedes some of More…

Posted on November 4, 2012


This week we have been running a competition offering 10 people the chance to tour the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS factory in Brackley, England. The winners will go behind the scenes of the team for which Nico Rosberg and Michael Schumacher raced this year and for which Lewis Hamilton will race next season. They will have a unique opportunity to see where and how the cars are made, accompanied by our own James Allen and representatives of the team. This superb opportunity, which takes place on the morning of Thursday November 8th is thanks to our partner UBS and to the More…



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