Tag Archive: Lewis Hamilton

Jan 18

Mercedes sets launch plan for new W09 F1 car

The biggest technical change for the 2018 F1 season comes with the introduction of the ‘Halo’ cockpit

2017-02-23-0021Mercedes has become the latest Formula 1 team to confirm its car launch plan ahead of the 2018 season, with an official unveiling set to take place at Silverstone on February 22. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 04

Villeneuve suggests Mercedes should replace Bottas

“Bottas’s performances were almost embarrassing”

2017-10-22_0141Formula 1 world champion Jacques Villeneuve has slammed Valtteri Bottas’s performances during his maiden year at Mercedes as “almost embarrassing” and suggests Mercedes junior Pascal Wehrlein would be more suitable alongside Lewis Hamilton. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 31

Massa reflects on “teacher” Schumacher and his F1 career

“He [Schumacher] was my teacher, he was very nice and very kind to me all of the time”

Michael Schumacher3Felipe Massa has looked back on his Formula 1 career and explained the key moments which shaped him both professionally and personally as he bows out from the sport this year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 29

Hamilton’s hunger “critical” to keep him in F1 – Hakkinen

“After that year, when I felt my energy levels drop a little, it was not long before I retired.”

2017-10-22_1305Lewis Hamilton may opt to quit Formula 1 if he loses his hunger for more world titles, according to two-time F1 world champion Mika Hakkinen. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 23

Lauda, Marko trade blows over Verstappen deal

Verstappen’s new deal keeps him at Red Bull for the next three seasons

F1: Lauda, Marko trade blows over Verstappen dealMercedes non-executive chairman Niki Lauda and Red Bull motorsport advisor Dr Helmut Marko have traded light-hearted comments against one another over Max Verstappen’s new Red Bull deal. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 22

Wolff issues update on Hamilton F1 contract negotiations

“He is a ‘frei-geist’ – a free spirit – and he wants to keep his options open”

2017-10-19_0407Toto Wolff has given an update on contract negotiations with Lewis Hamilton and also revealed what his first move from racing might be. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 16

Hamilton predicts McLaren to join F1 title fight in 2018

“Next year, McLaren will have Renault engines, then we may see four teams fighting for the championship”

2017-06-11_1130Lewis Hamilton believes McLaren’s switch to Renault power units from next season could become a catalyst for his former team’s charge to a Formula 1 world championship fight alongside his Mercedes squad, Ferrari and Red Bull. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 15

Could Alonso win the F1 title in 2018?

Alonso’s natural talent behind the wheel of an F1 car is undeniable

2017-06-09-14-55-44_1958Fernando Alonso may have endured a rotten three years with McLaren-Honda, but thanks to the arrival of new engine supplier Renault at the team for 2018, could he be in line to fight for a third Formula 1 world championship next season? Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 13

Tales from the paddock – Lewis Hamilton: “We can’t stand still – we have to keep moving forwards”

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2017 season

Lewis Hamilton et Toto Wolff -  remise des prix FIA - photo  DPPI - F. Le FlochWith a fourth World Championship under his belt, Lewis Hamilton now goes into the winter break fully motivated for the 2018 campaign.

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Dec 09

Can Hamilton beat Schumacher’s seven F1 titles?

Could Hamilton get to Schumacher’s figure?

2017-06-11_4295Lewis Hamilton was officially crowned Formula 1 world champion for a fourth time on Friday night when he picked up the winners’ trophy at the FIA Prize Giving gala in Paris – but how many more times will he do it? Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 08

Mercedes needs “disruption and calmness” from Hamilton, Bottas

“I don’t think we need to avoid a stressful situation” – Wolff

2017-06-10_1458Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff says he wants a balance between disruption and calmness from his two Formula 1 drivers Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas to produce a winning combination but isn’t worried about a similar situation to Hamilton’s relationship with Nico Rosberg. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 03

Hamilton, Piquet, Ogier and Márquez among the motorsport elite honoured at the 2017 Autosport Awards

Lewis Hamilton wins International Racing Driver of the Year

AutosportLewis Hamilton, Nelson Piquet, Sebastien Ogier, Marc Márquez, Charles Leclerc and Derek Warwick were among the big winners in Sunday night’s Autosport Awards. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 29

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi testing report day 2

Formula One Abu Dhabi day 2 test report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s testing report from Formula One teams & drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 29

Lewis celebrates the championships with his colleagues at PETRONAS

#4TheTeam – Championship celebrations in Kuala Lumpur

2017-11-29 - Lewis celebrates the championships with his colleagues at PETRONASLewis Hamilton came to Kuala Lumpur today to thank the PETRONAS family for their continuous support throughout the season. The Title Partner of Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Motorsport played a crucial role in this year’s historic success of the Silver Arrows. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 28

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi testing report day 1

Formula One Abu Dhabi day 1 test report

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s testing report from Formula One teams & drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 28

Hamilton: Dip in form after title win not as bad as 2015

“I do and try and still turn up and do the job. It’s just not so easy.”

2017-10-21_0978Lewis Hamilton does not think his dip in form at the end of the 2017 Formula 1 season was as bad as in 2015, but admitted he was not racing at 100 per cent through the final two races of the year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 27

Bottas unsure of 2018 F1 title tilt after ‘crazy’ Mercedes year

“It is crazy to think that last year I was still here with Williams”

2017-10-21_0051Valtteri Bottas says he’s uncertain whether he’ll be able to put together a Formula 1 world title challenge next season after reflecting on a ‘crazy’ maiden year at Mercedes. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 26

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi Grand Prix race report

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Yas Marina circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 25

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi Grand Prix qualifying report (updated)

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Yas Marina circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 24

Formula One teams Abu Dhabi Grand Prix free practice report

Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula One preview

150x80-flagworldf1Today’s report from Formula One teams & drivers at Yas Marina circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

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