Tag Archive: Hamilton

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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Jun 07

Wolff: No breathing space due to threatening Red Bull

“There remains room for improvement in our reliability”
Toto Wolff says Mercedes left Monaco having seen ‘the very real threat from Red Bull’ and feels with previous mistakes still fresh in the memory his team has no room for further error heading to Canada.
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May 27

Ricciardo sets sights on ‘feel good’ Monaco win

“If you could pick your wins on the calendar, Monaco is probably on top of the list”
Daniel Ricciardo knows that there is one race win on the F1 calendar that every driver wants to add to his CV it is Monaco and, after the frustration of missing out in Spain two weeks ago, he is resetting his sights on the Principality.
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May 06

F1® drivers looking forward to 2016 Formula 1 Grand Prix Of Europe

Hamilton, Rosberg, Alonso & Co. ready to race in Baku this June 17th-19th

Baku City Circuit logo The world’s top Formula 1® drivers have expressed their excitement at visiting Baku, Azerbaijan for the first time this summer where they will race on the newest F1® street track, Baku City Circuit, at the 2016  Formula 1 Grand Prix Of Europe.

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Apr 14

Hamilton, Rosberg, Wolff and Lauda to attend Laureus Awards

Laureus Awards Ceremony in Berlin

Laureus logo Four key members of the triumphant Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One team will be flying in for the Laureus World Sports Awards, just 24 hours after the Chinese Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 28

F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Rosberg on sixth straight pole for 2015 finale

Nico Rosberg dazzles on his way to a sixth straight F1 pole position in Abu Dhabi under the Yas Marina floodlights; Vettel eliminated in Q1

Rosberg on sixth straight pole for 2015 finaleNico Rosberg will start the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix season finale from a sixth consecutive pole position after a dazzling qualifying effort under the Yas Marina Circuit floodlights. Read the rest of this entry »

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