Lewis Hamilton has said that there is no top driver at Mercedes.
In the latter stages of the Malaysian Grand Prix, Nico Rosberg repeatedly asked if he could take third place from his team-mate saying he was ‘too slow’. This has led to speculation that Hamilton was lured to Mercedes from Mclaren with a contract stating he was to be top driver for the team. Read more... (255 words, estimated 1:01 mins reading time)
It was an embarrassing moment for Lewis Hamilton during the Malaysian Grand Prix when the British driver accidentally pulled into the McLaren garage for his pit stop.
The McLaren crew were out in the pitlane waiting for Jenson button when Lewis Hamilton pulled into their pit garage on lap seven. Fortunately the Brit realised his mistake immediately and he drove straight through before pulling into the Mercedes pit box. Read more... (191 words, estimated 46 secs reading time)
Lewis Hamilton is happy with the fifth place he secured at the 2013 F1 season opener in Melbourne.
“I always like to go forwards rather than backwards, but overall it is a really good step for the team,” Hamilton commented. “It was great. I’m really happy, way better than we ever expected for the first grand prix, so it’s a good place to start. Read more... (239 words, estimated 57 secs reading time)
Lewis Hamilton has admitted he decided to leave McLaren at the end of last year because “something didn’t feel right”. Read more... (162 words, estimated 39 secs reading time)
Lewis Hamilton has revved up his rivalry with former teammate Jenson Button by saying the idea of beating his countryman “doesn’t excite me”.
The Britons were paired together at McLaren between 2010 and last season, but Hamilton has switched camps over the winter to Mercedes. Read more... (196 words, estimated 47 secs reading time)
Lewis Hamilton on Thursday sounded keen to patch up his broken friendship with returning F1 rival Adrian Sutil.
As German Sutil’s career was in tatters amid the Eric Lux assault affair, long-time friend Hamilton refused to appear as a witness at the trial. Read more... (220 words, estimated 53 secs reading time)
Mercedes is better than McLaren at putting “the focus on the driver”, Lewis Hamilton has claimed after moving teams for the first time after six years in formula one.
It is believed one of the reasons the 2008 world champion decided to leave McLaren is because Mercedes was offering a lighter deal in terms of the team’s non-driving expectations. Read more... (119 words, estimated 29 secs reading time)
Lewis Hamilton could not contain his smile as he smashed Sebastian Vettel’s lap record on the British motoring television show Top Gear.
The 2008 world champion’s existing lap of the show’s test track in a Suzuki Liana, set on a wet and slippery track some years ago, was bettered by seven tenths by current world champion Sebastian Vettel. Read more... (269 words, estimated 1:05 mins reading time)
One of F1′s most respected and experienced insiders thinks Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes switch was about money and management.
“If you compare the two (teams), you must come to the conclusion that there were no sporting reasons for him to leave McLaren,” Tony Dodgins, a veteran British journalist, is quoted by the Swiss magazine Speed Week. “No, I think it’s because Lewis is strongly driven by his management,” he added. Read more... (173 words, estimated 42 secs reading time)
Lewis Hamilton has spoken up for his new Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg.
German Rosberg is seen to have outshone seven time world champion Michael Schumacher during their three years together at Mercedes between 2010 and 2012.
But how much had success and subsequent retirement – and age – slowed the great 44-year-old? Read more... (127 words, estimated 30 secs reading time)