Category Archives: Lewis Hamilton

Mercedes still have work to do claims Rosberg

Nico Rosberg believes Mercedes still have a lot of work to do despite his dominant victory in today’s Australian Grand Prix. Rosberg put pay to his disappointment of missing on on pole position by making a lightning start which saw the German take the lead into turn 1. From there onwards he never looked back

Lewis Hamilton denies Ricciardo fairytale in Melbourne qualifying

Lewis Hamilton broke Australian hearts by pipping Daniel Ricciardo to pole position in a thrilling wet qualifying for the Australian Grand Prix. As rain hit the circuit early in the session before returning towards the end the dominant Mercedes were caught in a major battle with the new Red Bull driver. The decision between full

Lewis Hamilton fastest for Mercedes as Bahrain test ends

Lewis Hamilton proved Mercedes will be one of the teams to beat in Melbourne in two weeks time as he led the final day of testing in Bahrain. After missing much of the morning following a gearbox problem, the 2008 world champion came out strong in the afternoon – rounding the day off by posting

Red Bull finally have success as Perez stays fastest in Bahrain

It was all about the long runs again on day two of the final preseason test in Bahrain, though for Red Bull some signs of hope emerged. As Sergio Perez again went quickest on the day for Force India, Daniel Ricciardo went against the race simulations most were doing instead completing some short qualifying style

Bahrain Day 3: Hamilton & Mercedes set impressive pace

After Kevin Magnussen surprised the F1 world with his pace on Thursday, Lewis Hamilton took it to another level as he set the fastest time on day three in Bahrain. Running on lower fuel for much of the day using both the medium and soft compound tyres, the Mercedes driver beat Magnussen’s 1:34.9 from Thursday

Bahrain F1 Test: Hulkenberg leads day one as Red Bull questions raised

Force India’s Nico Hulkenberg set an impressive pace as the second pre-season test began in Bahrain. The German posted a 1:36.880 in the afternoon which was quicker than the fastest race lap of the 2013 Grand Prix at the Sakhir circuit. Hulkenberg’s time was a full second clear of the next best car – Fernando

Why 2014 is a make or break year for F1

Rarely in the history of Formula 1 has one year had the ability to alter the course of history, however in 2014 that is precisely what could happen as the sport embarks on new rules and in many ways a new era. From the new V6 engines to the emergence of fresh blood at the

Top 10 UK F1 Drivers Of All Time

One of the greatest luxuries enjoyed by F1 racing fans is that their sport lasts throughout the majority of the year. With races stretching from March to November, it’s one of the longest calendars out there, which is wonderful for fans. However, there is an offseason, albeit a short one. With Sebastian Vettel having wrapped

Sebastian Vettel wins in brilliant Brazilian GP

German driver Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull in action during of the Brazilian Formula one Grand Prix at the Interlagos racetrack in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on November 24, 2013.                            AFP PHOTO/MIGUEL SCHINCARIOL        (Photo credit should read Miguel Schincariol/AFP/Getty Images)

Sebastian Vettel claimed a historic win at the Brazilian Grand Prix as Mark Webber ended his F1 career on the podium. The German initially lost the lead but quickly got back ahead and never looked back in an entertaining race at Interlagos. Dry conditions greeted the teams for the first time this weekend but with

Mercedes “fired up” for F1 finale says Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton and his Mercedes team are “fired up” for Sunday’s Brazilian Grand Prix, as they look to secure second place in the constructors championship. Mercedes have had a competitive season winning three races and putting their car on pole eight times over the course of the season. Hamilton is looking to beat Mark Webber

Brazilian rain can’t stop Sebastian Vettel claiming ninth pole of 2013

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Sebastian Vettel produced a stunning lap to claim pole by almost seven tenths of a second as the rain continued at the Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos. The German set a 1:26.479 on the intermediate tyres in a delayed top ten shootout in Sao Paulo, Nico Rosberg claimed second for Mercedes while Fernando Alonso enjoyed

Vettel takes record breaking win at the US Grand Prix

Infiniti Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany competes during  the United States Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit of The Americas on November 17, 2013 in Austin,Texas. AFP PHOTO/JOE KLAMAR        (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Sebastian Vettel’s domination of the 2013 season continued with another flawless drive at the United States Grand Prix. The German’s win was his eighth in-a-row beating Michael Schumacher’s record of seven, Romain Grosjean held off a hard charging Mark Webber to take second for Lotus with the Australian taking third in the other Red Bull.

Sebastian Vettel claims super pole for Austin GP

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Sebastian Vettel waited until the final moment to produce a stunning lap in a truly dominant qualifying session for Red Bull in Austin. The German’s 1:36.338 was enough to pip team-mate Mark Webber by just over a tenth of a second in a great inter-team battle at the Circuit of the Americas. Romain Grosjean was

Sebastian Vettel back at the top in second practice

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Sebastian Vettel returned to the front in afternoon practice at the US Grand Prix dominating the second session in Austin. The German set a 1:37.305 on the sixth lap of his run on the faster medium tyres giving him a margin of just over a tenth on team-mate Mark Webber. The start of the session

Fernando Alonso quickest in extended FP1 in Austin

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Fernando Alonso led a heavily disrupted opening session at the United States Grand Prix in Austin. The start was delayed by 40 minutes due to fog at the Circuit of the Americas and when the session did finally get underway, drivers were just getting into a stint before a second red flag was called for

Where is Sebastian Vettel’s place in F1 history?

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In the last few months the world’s media have run out of superlatives to describe Sebastian Vettel. That reached a fever pitch when the German claimed his fourth world title at the Indian Grand Prix last month. Since then drivers and F1 figures past and present have been heaping praise so high on the 26-year-old,

F1 goes Country and Western for the United States Grand Prix

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In 2012 the re-emergence of the United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas was without doubt one of the big stories of the year. However as we have found out with the Indian Grand Prix, it takes more than one good year to make a new race a success and also does

Vettel makes it eleven with victory at Yas Marina

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - NOVEMBER 02:  Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Infiniti Red Bull Racing drives during qualifying for the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina Circuit on November 2, 2013 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.  (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Another race, another win as Sebastian Vettel takes his eleventh win of 2013 and his seventh-in-a-row at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The German world champion led from start to finish in a truly dominant display at Yas Marina. Pole-sitter Mark Webber had to settle for second over half a minute behind with Nico Rosberg

Mark Webber pips Vettel to Abu Dhabi pole

Mark Webber produced a brilliant lap to beat team-mate Sebastian Vettel to pole position for tomorrow’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at Yas Marina. Vettel led after the first run  but it was Webber who came out on top with a 1:39.957. Vettel was second with the two Mercedes behind on the second row. Despite a

Vettel leads busy Friday at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - NOVEMBER 01:  Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Infiniti Red Bull Racing drives during practice for the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix at the Yas Marina Circuit on November 1, 2013 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.  (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

Sebastian Vettel led a Red Bull one-two in practice for Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at Yas Marina. The German circulated in 1:41.335 on the soft tyres in the evening session under the lights with team-mate Mark Webber just over a tenth behind, Lewis Hamilton was best of the rest three-and-a-half tenths off the newly