The star Mercedes photographer who 'can't take pictures of cars’

The star Mercedes photographer who 'can't take pictures of cars’

Paul Ripke's behind-the-scenes shots of Nico Rosberg's title-winning year impressed Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton so much that they invited him back. Now Ripke lifts the lid on his own unique photographic style to STUART CODLING

Singapore 2018 - He's given it his all

"I like to get as close as I can. Lewis is always very focused, but you see what he's feeling, how much of himself he's put into the on-track performance."

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