|Mercedes on top|
The year 2014 will be remembered as the season of absolute domination by Mercedes AMG F1 team in particular and Mercedes engines in general. The works Mercedes team or the "Silver Arrows", as they are fondly called by the fans, claimed the top spot of the podium in 16 out of 19 races in the season, thereby comfortably winning the Constructors' Championship, while the year-long battle between its two drivers culminated in the Driver's
Championship being won by Lewis Hamilton.
The year, which marked the beginning of the V6-turbo era in F1, started with a Mercedes-powered pole for Hamilton in the #AustralianGP qualifying, and a Mercedes-powered win for Rosberg in the race. It was a harbinger of Mercedes domination for the full season as Lewis Hamilton & Nico Rosberg took all poles except one and all wins except three, between them. The only driver to stop the complete "silver-wash" of poles was Felipe Massa in #AustrianGP, while the only driver to do so in races was the revelation of the year - Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull, on three separate occassions.
(...to be continued...)