Lewis Hamilton

Bottas on Hamilton’s greatest strength after their 5 years as Mercedes team mates

January 25 2022 , 1:07 pm

Lewis Hamilton is aiming this season for a record eighth championship – but how has the Mercedes driver managed to stay at the head of the pack for so long? His former team mate Valtteri Bottas gave his thoughts on the matter before leaving the Silver Arrows. Bottas spent five years alongside Hamilton at Mercedes, […]

Fernando Alonso thinks Lewis Hamilton should be sent to back of the grid over engine usage

December 1 2021 , 11:04 am

Fernando Alonso has poured scorn on Lewis Hamilton’s recent resurgence by claiming his former teammate should be starting from the back of the grid. Hamilton’s world title hopes appeared to be fading ahead of the Brazil Grand Prix this month, when Mercedes opted to alter the internal combustion unit (ICU) on his car – representing […]

Lewis Hamilton takes dominant pole position for Qatar Grand Prix

November 20 2021 , 10:23 pm

Lewis Hamilton set a blistering pace to take pole position for the Qatar Grand Prix by nearly half a second. Red Bull’s Max Verstappen, 14 points ahead of Hamilton in the title race, was 0.455 seconds behind in second. Hamilton’s team-mate Valtteri Bottas was third, 0.196secs behind Verstappen with Alpha Tauri’s Pierre Gasly fourth ahead […]

Lewis Hamilton takes superb win in Sao Paulo after Max Verstappen overtake

November 14 2021 , 11:58 pm

Lewis Hamilton passed title rival Max Verstappen after an intense battle to take one of his greatest victories and win the Sao Paulo Grand Prix. Hamilton took the lead with 12 laps to go after fighting up from 10th place on the grid and cut Verstappen’s advantage in the championship to 14 points. His move […]

Max Verstappen wins in Mexico City

November 8 2021 , 9:35 am

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen took a dominant victory in the Mexico City Grand Prix to strengthen his chances of a first World Championship. Verstappen’s title rival Lewis Hamilton was second, the Mercedes driver holding off a charge from Verstappen’s team-mate Sergio Perez in the closing laps. Perez was on Hamilton’s tail on the last lap […]

‘A child could have calculated Mercedes’ strategy error’

October 27 2021 , 9:16 am

Mercedes cannot cope when they are under pressure – that’s according to RTL pundit Allard Kalff, who believes they “lose their way”. And pressure is what Mercedes felt at the United States Grand Prix. With Lewis Hamilton losing pole position to Max Verstappen at the Circuit of The Americas, the Briton was under pressure to […]

Following Valtteri Bottas’ departure to Alfa Romeo Racing, George Russell will be team-mate to Lewis Hamilton from 2022

September 7 2021 , 10:51 am

The Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team today confirmed that George Russell will become team-mate to reigning seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton, beginning from the 2022 Formula One season as the sport enters a new era of technical regulations. This confirmation follows the news that Valtteri Bottas will join Alfa Romeo Racing next year, after five highly […]

Max Verstappen declared winner of aborted rain-hit Belgian Grand Prix

August 30 2021 , 10:52 pm

Red Bull's Max Verstappen was declared the winner of a Belgian Grand Prix that lasted two laps behind the safety car. Heavy rain prevented any competitive racing at the Spa-Francorchamps track. The start was delayed by half an hour before two attempts were made to start the race - with a gap of nearly three […]

F1 in the UK

July 27 2021 , 10:20 pm

Written by Alek Adwent Last time out F1 visited Silverstone, Hamilton got pole position on Friday during the sprint race, but Verstappen won the sprint race and he began the race on the first position. Max led the race for a short time before a crash with Hamilton and Verstappen was out of the race. […]

What can be expected from Verstappen’s and Hamilton’s relationship after Silverstone’s crash?

July 27 2021 , 9:38 pm

Writen By Anastasiia Kharitonova What can be expected from Verstappen’s and Hamilton’s relationship after Silverstone’s crash? Everyone understands that in motorsport in race conditions and even qualification, there is no concept of “friend” and sometimes “teammate” – there are only competitors and rivals. But nevertheless, despite the fierce buttle, each driver tries to maintain friendly […]