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Posted on Sunday, July 29, 2018

Hamilton unbeatable at Hungaroring

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won the Hungarian Grand Prix by 17.123 seconds over Scuderia Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel. The win was the 67th of Hamilton’s Formula One career, his fifth this season and his sixth at the Hungaroring. The victory allowed Hamilton to widen his lead in the championship standings over Vettel, his nearest pursuer. The Brit came into the Hungarian Grand Prix with a 17-point margin on Vettel and leaves with a 24-point advantage. Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport (345 points) leads Ferrari by 10 points in the […]

Posted on Saturday, July 28, 2018

Hamilton stops Ferrari's dominance with pole

Lewis Hamilton scored an unexpected pole position for the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday after an intense qualifying session at the Hungaroring. His fast lap of 1:35.658 in the final round of knockout was .26 of a second better than runner-up and teammate, Valtteri Bottas. It was Hamilton’s 77th career Formula One pole, his fifth this season and his sixth at the Hungaroring. Despite looking strong the entire weekend, Ferrari drivers handed the front row to Mercedes but secured the second one with Kimi Raikkonen on third […]

Posted on Sunday, July 22, 2018

Hamilton leads Mercedes 1-2 victory

Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas race to a perfect result on Mercedes home turf at Hockenheim, scoring a 1-2 finish after Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel slithered into the barriers on lap 52. After starting from P14, Hamilton stormed through the field to claim his 66th career victory – his fourth of the 2018 season and fourth at the German Grand Prix, equalling Michael Schumacher’s record for most F1 wins at the race. With this win Hamilton took the lead of the Drivers’ Championship by 17 points from Vettel […]

Posted on Thursday, July 19, 2018

Hamilton stays with Mercedes until the end of 2020

Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport and Lewis Hamilton today announced the agreement of a two-year contract extension for the 2019 and 2020 Formula One seasons. Since joining Mercedes in 2013, Hamilton has, to date, won three world championships and 44 Grands Prix with the team. By the end of 2020, he will have spent eight seasons as a works Mercedes driver, his longest period with a single team in the sport. "This contract extension has basically been a formality since Toto and I sat down during the […]

Posted on Sunday, July 8, 2018

Dramatic race for Mercedes

Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport score 30 points in front of the Silverstone crowd despite an eventful race that saw both of its drivers fighting until the very last lap. After a collision on the opening lap, Lewis Hamilton fought his way back through the field to claim P2. Valtteri Bottas came home P4 in the British Grand Prix after fighting for the win for much of the race. "It was a difficult race, but I gave it everything and I’m grateful to make it back up […]

Posted on Thursday, July 5, 2018

2018 British GP - Thursday Press Conference

DRIVERS – Max VERSTAPPEN (Red Bull), Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes), Charles LECLERC (Sauber) PRESS CONFERENCE Q: Charles, what a season it’s turning out to be. You’ve scored in five of the last six races, Q2 in the last six races. Clearly you’ve found a sweet-spot with the car. How much confidence do you have coming into this weekend? Charles LECLERC: Well, as I’ve said before, the confidence is not so high because I'm always looking at the negatives after each grand prix and yeah, there’s still plenty […]

Posted on Wednesday, May 23, 2018

2018 Monaco GP - Wednesday Press Conference

DRIVERS – Charles LECLERC (Sauber), Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari), Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes), Romain GROSJEAN (Haas) PRESS CONFERENCE Charles, if we can start with you: you’re the home town hero and the first Monegasque to race here in Formula 1 since Olivier Beretta in 1994. How excited are you about the weekend ahead? Charles LECLERC: I am very excited. I mean, I have been waiting for this moment since [I was a] child. I remember watching the grand prix when I was four years old, in the exit […]

Posted on Sunday, May 13, 2018

Hamilton dominates Spanish GP

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won the Spanish Grand Prix from the pole to secure his 64th career Formula One victory, his second consecutive win this season and his third at Barcelona. It was his second straight triumph in the Spanish Grand Prix, and it came with a whopping 20.593-second margin of victory over runner-up and teammate Valtteri Bottas. "I'm really, really happy. I had no idea how the race was going to play out. We got the qualifying right yesterday, but the temperatures were going […]

Posted on Saturday, May 12, 2018

Hamilton secures pole position

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton will start the Spanish Grand Prinx on Sunday from pole position after setting the fastest time in qualifying. His fast lap of 1:16.173 set a new all-time track record at Barcelona and was a scant .04 of a second better than runner-up and teammate, Valtteri Bottas. It was Hamilton’s 74th career Formula One pole, his second this season and his fourth at Barcelona, which includes a run of three straight. Qualifying results 1.  L. Hamilton Mercedes 01:17.633      01:17.166   […]

Posted on Friday, March 23, 2018

Hamilton tops first practice day of the season

The opening round of the 2018 FIA Formula One World Championship began on Friday at the Melbourne Grand Prix Circuit as teams prepared for the Australian Grand Prix on Sunday. Two 90-minute sessions – FP1 and FP2 – on the 5.303-kilometer, 16-turn track were run under full sun amid comfortable temperatures. Leading the way in FP1 was Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, whose fast lap of 1:24.026 was .551 of a second better than the next quickest driver, his teammate Valtteri Bottas. Hamilton remained atop FP2 with a […]

Posted on Thursday, March 22, 2018

2018 Australian GP - Thursday Press Conference

DRIVERS – Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes), Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari), Daniel RICCIARDO (Red Bull Racing) PRESS CONFERENCE Let’s start with our world champion and six-time pole sitter here at Albert Park, Lewis Hamilton. Lewis, I think you said over the winter that you felt that last year was the best you’ve driven in your Formula 1 career. Do you anticipate having to go to another level this year in competition these gentlemen? Lewis HAMILTON: I plan to. That’s what I’ve been working towards.   Why did you feel that […]

Posted on Saturday, October 21, 2017

Hamilton beats Vettel to pole

Lewis Hamilton will start the United States Grand Prix on Sunday from pole position after recording the fastest time during qualifying. His fast lap of 1:33.108 was .239 of a second better than runner-up Sebastian Vettel of Scuderia Ferrari and it set a new all-time fastest lap at Circuit of the Americas. This is Hamilton’s 72nd career Formula One pole, his 11th of the season and third in a row. "The team have done an exceptional job all weekend to filter the data that we […]