Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton wins Mexican GP but must wait for F1 title

October 28 2019 , 11:50 am

Lewis Hamilton won the Mexican Grand Prix with a superbly controlled drive in a tactical fight with Ferrari to move to the brink of the world title. Hamilton will clinch his sixth championship at the US Grand Prix next Sunday as long as he does not lose more than 22 points to Mercedes team-mate Valtteri […]

Lewis Hamilton wins Hungarian Grand Prix

August 6 2019 , 11:25 am

Lewis Hamilton staged a thrilling fightback to catch and pass Max Verstappen for victory in the Hungarian Grand Prix. Hamilton’s eighth win of the season puts a headlock on the championship after a tense race-long battle between the drivers and their strategists at the Mercedes and Red Bull teams. Hamilton came very close to pulling […]

Lewis Hamilton on German GP pole as both Ferraris break down

August 1 2019 , 2:26 pm

Lewis Hamilton beat Max Verstappen to pole position at the German Grand Prix as the Ferraris hit technical problems. Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc looked favourite for pole but was unable to take part in the top-10 shootout. And team-mate Sebastian Vettel will start last after an intercooler problem meant he failed to set a time […]

Lewis Hamilton wins record sixth British Grand Prix

July 15 2019 , 2:24 pm

Lewis Hamilton took a record sixth British Grand Prix victory in a thrilling race featuring a crash between Max Verstappen and Sebastian Vettel. Battles throughout the field created a dramatic race – by far the best of the year so far – as Hamilton benefited from a safety-car period to take a lead he never […]

Hamilton handed 3-place grid drop for impeding Raikkonen in Austria qualifying

June 30 2019 , 12:59 pm

Lewis Hamilton will start the Austrian Grand Prix from fourth place on the grid, following a penalty for impeding Kimi Raikkonen during the first segment of qualifying that saw him demoted from his second-place grid slot. Having benefitted from the absence of Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel in Q3, Hamilton secured a front-row slot for Sunday’s race […]

Lewis Hamilton wins French Grand Prix

June 24 2019 , 2:18 am

Lewis Hamilton took a stranglehold on the world title with a dominant victory in the French Grand Prix. Hamilton was in a league of his own, even over his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas, as the 34-year-old Briton took his sixth win in eight races. The five-time champion leads Bottas in this year’s title race by […]

Lewis Hamilton on French Grand Prix pole

June 23 2019 , 2:26 am

Lewis Hamilton has beaten Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas to pole position at the French Grand Prix. The world champion was 0.286 seconds quicker than the Finn, whose title challenge is in danger of fizzling out before half way through the season. Bottas heads into the race 29 points behind Hamilton and needs to beat him […]

Lewis Hamilton wins Canadian Grand Prix

June 9 2019 , 11:04 pm

The extraordinary occurred: Lewis Hamilton crossed the line in second place but won the Canadian Grand Prix – a result that caused Sebastian Vettel to lose the plot. The Briton took his fifth victory of 2019 after Vettel was punished for pushing him dangerously close to the wall and perdition. The five-second penalty was enough […]

Lewis Hamilton wins Monaco Grand Prix

May 27 2019 , 11:13 pm

Lewis Hamilton held off Max Verstappen, and survived a late collision with the Red Bull driver, to win a nail-biting Monaco Grand Prix. The world champion was left struggling with the tyres on his Mercedes after fitting softer rubber than the Dutchman at pit stops during an early safety-car period. Britain’s Hamilton repeatedly complained that […]

Lewis Hamilton dedicates Monaco GP pole to Lauda

May 27 2019 , 10:57 pm

There could have been no greater contrast in the visceral physicality of Lewis Hamilton’s pleasure at securing pole position for the Monaco Grand Prix and the repressed fury of Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc, whose day ended in ignominy. Hamilton barked an affirmative celebration and embraced fans trackside, ecstatic at having delivered in honour of his friend […]