Tag Archive: Hamilton

Sep 21

Hamilton surprised McLaren-Honda F1 split did not happen sooner

McLaren and Honda have been struggling at the back of the grid since linking up in 2015

2017-06-10_2601Lewis Hamilton is surprised that McLaren did not ditch struggling Formula 1 engine partner Honda sooner after his former team announced last Friday it would be parting company with the Japanese marque at the end of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 02

Hamilton takes all-time F1 pole record after marathon, rain-delayed Italian GP qualifying

Lance Stroll lines up on the front row beside Hamiton

Lewis Hamilton became Formula One’s new all-time pole position record holder and claimed the record for most Italian Grand Prix poles after he took top spot in a marathon qualifying session at Monza that was interrupted for more than two and half hours by heavy rain. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 25

Hamilton confident that Ferrari man Vettel would not consider a move across to Mercedes in the future to become F1 teammates

Hamilton doubts Vettel would want to be F1 teammates

2017-06-10_1442Lewis Hamilton believes it is “highly unlikely” that Sebastian Vettel would want to race in the same Formula 1 team despite personally being “game to race whoever”. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 11

Gasly still waiting on Toro Rosso F1 promotion decision

The reigning GP2 Series champion was tipped to move into F1 this season

GP2 - Pierre Gasly (PREMA Racing)Pierre Gasly says he remains fully focused on a graduation to F1 next season with Scuderia Toro Rosso but admits he is no closer to knowing whether Red Bull will indeed promote him. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 30

Vettel holds on for contentious Hungarian GP win

Vettel nursed his car to the line ahead of Ferrari team-mate Kimi Raikkonen

Vettel holds on for contentious Hungarian GP winSebastian Vettel scooped his fourth victory of the 2017 Formula 1 season in Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix despite encountering a handling issue early in the race.
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Jul 06

Hamilton, Vettel to face off ahead of Austrian GP

FIA has subsequently arranged its pre-event press conference to feature both Vettel and Hamilton

Hamilton, Vettel to face off ahead of Austrian GPLewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel will face one another during the pre-Austrian Grand Prix press conference in Spielberg as they prepare to face a grilling from the media about their controversial coming together in Baku.  Read the rest of this entry »

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May 30

Hamilton likens 2017 Ferrari car to Mercedes W07

“Just because you can’t afford [to be trailing] doesn’t mean it’s not going to happen” – Hamilton

Hamilton likens 2017 Ferrari car to Mercedes W07Lewis Hamilton is braced for a difficult remainder of the 2017 Formula 1 season, saying the rival Ferrari car “seems to work everywhere” just like the Mercedes W07 did through 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 06

Hamilton saddened by McLaren’s Formula 1 demise

“I really hope that they find their way back to fighting ways, because it would be great. They’ve not won a race since I left.”

“I really hope that they find their way back to fighting ways, because it would be great. They’ve not won a race since I left,Three-time Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton says he is “sad” to see former team McLaren struggling at the back of the grid, but is confident that it can bounce back once its power unit woes are resolved. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 19

Verstappen apologises for Brazilians remark after Massa chat

“I feel like I need to clarify my remarks that were made after this weekend’s qualifying session” – Verstappen

Verstappen apologises for Brazilians remark after Massa chatRed Bull Formula 1 driver Max Verstappen has apologised after facing a backlash over a remark made about Brazilians in the wake of qualifying for the Bahrain Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 16

Vettel victorious in Bahrain, Hamilton second after penalty

Vettel managed to jump pole-sitter Valtteri Bottas in the first round of pit stops

Sebastian Vettel Victoire Bahrein - photo NextGen-AutoSebastian Vettel swept to Ferrari’s second win of the 2017 Formula 1 season in Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix, beating Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton after a time penalty hindered the Briton’s chances of victory.
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Mar 24

Vettel downplays Ferrari’s Australia practice struggles

Vettel arrived in Australia as one of the early favourites

2017-03-24 - FridaySebastian Vettel is confident that Ferrari has more pace in hand heading into the rest of the Australian Grand Prix weekend after lagging behind pace-setter Lewis Hamilton in Friday’s Formula 1 practice sessions.

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Jan 05

Hamilton is the Global Timekeeper for Red Bull Air Race

The Red Bull Air Race World Championship has announced that its long-time partner Hamilton

2016-10-01- Saturday The watch brand with a 98-year aviation heritage takes its presence to new heights in the latest evolution of a partnership with the official World Championship, and will introduce a special edition watch to commemorate the milestone. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 08

Rosberg takes initiative with F1 world title in sight

“I need to keep doing what helps me perform at my best and that’s going for the win every time” – Rosberg

Rosberg takes initiative with F1 world title in sightNico Rosberg has reiterated his aim to focus only one race at a time in the F1 world championship battle and adds he will concentrate on ‘the factors that I have in my control’ as a maiden title comes within his grasp in Brazil. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 17

Hamilton leads but ‘still behind’ with penalty looming

“[There’s] at least in one race where I will have to start last, so I’m actually still behind”
2016-07-09-Saturday-0034 Lewis Hamilton insists that he still has a lot of work to do if he is to clinch his third straight F1 world title, and fourth overall, over the remaining nine rounds of 2016. Read the rest of this entry »
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Jul 24

Hamilton grabs F1 lead with Hungarian GP win

Daniel Ricciardo completed the podium
Lewis Hamilton has moved into the lead of the Formula 1 World Championship standings for the first time in 2016 with a comfortable victory over Nico Rosberg in the Hungarian Grand Prix.
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Jul 22

Hamilton top as Mercedes dominates Hungary FP1

Mercedes wasted no time in establishing their advantage once the surface was dry
Lewis Hamilton has topped first free practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix as Mercedes exerted a sizeable early margin over Ferrari and Red Bull Racing at the Hungaroring. Read the rest of this entry »
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Jul 18

Rosberg on Hamilton challenge: Bring it on

“I am leading the World Championship coming up to the halfway point of the season and there’s still a long way to go”
2016-07-09-Saturday-0098 Nico Rosberg says despite the disappointment of losing second place due to a post-race time penalty which cut his lead in the F1 world drivers’ championship to one point he is relishing the chance of battling back in Hungary. Read the rest of this entry »
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Jul 10

F1 British GP: Hamilton closes gap with fourth British GP win

A fourth win for Hamilton at Silverstone to put him on a par with Nigel Mansell
2016-07-09-Saturday-0081 Lewis Hamilton has moved to within four points of Nico Rosberg at the head of the 2016 Formula 1 World Championship standings after claiming a comfortable lights-to-flag win in a wet-to-dry British Grand Prix.
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Jul 09

FORMULA 1 BRITISH GRAND PRIX: Flagworld.com live coverage – Saturday

Flagworld.com report from the British Grand Prix – Saturday

2016-07-09-Saturday-0086 Day 3 getting writers cramp. Saturday, the day it starts to get serious, finally the rain they have been promising all weekend arrived, it started 40 minutes before FP3 just as most of the photographers were leaving to take their vantage points to shoot the session, needless to say there was a minor stampede back to the media room for the appropriate wet weather gear.

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Jul 06

British GP: Hamilton, Rosberg can’t influence team orders decision

Though Hamilton has urged Mercedes not to introduce team orders, Wolff suggests the matter is now out of the drivers’ hands
2016-06-12_1475Toto Wolff says Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg cannot make their case for or against the implementation of team orders, saying the decision will be taken by Mercedes internally.

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