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  • Lewis Hamilton says new Mercedes contract looks a formality Yesterday

    Lewis Hamilton says a contract extension with Mercedes is almost a done deal now that he has got his second Formula One championship under his belt. "We haven't discussed the nuances but...it really is pretty much a formality I would have thought," the 29-year-old told British reporters after the season-ending race...
  • Lewis Hamilton savours his greatest day 2 days ago

    Lewis Hamilton declared Sunday the greatest day of his life after ending a thrilling season with his second Formula One world championship. If winning the first title with McLaren after a last-gasp move in Brazil in 2008 was special, then the triumph under the Abu Dhabi floodlights was something else again. "The...
  • Final 2014 Formula One standings 3 days ago

    Lewis Hamilton won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday as he clinched a second Formula One title and denied his teammate Nico Rosberg his first. In a race overshadowed by the ever-present spectre of mechanical failure after Rosberg suffered an early loss of power, Hamilton powered to his 11th win...
  • Lewis Hamilton wins Formula One title at Abu Dhabi; Nico Rosberg 2nd 3 days ago

    Abu Dhabi: British driver Lewis Hamilton clinched his second Formula One title in style after winning the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday, with title rival Nico Rosberg drifting out of contention after failing to recover from a poor start. Hamilton, the 2008 F1 champion, entered the race with a...
  • Nico Rosberg takes pole position for Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 4 days ago

    Abu Dhabi: Nico Rosberg edged out title rival Lewis Hamilton to take pole position for the season-ending Abu Dhabi, where the two will fight for the Formula One. Hamilton was quicker than Rosberg in the first two qualifying sessions, but the German driver set the pace in Q3. Hamilton almost went...
  • Nico Rosberg fastest in Abu Dhabi GP final practice 4 days ago

    Abu Dhabi: Nico Rosberg edged title rival Lewis Hamilton in the third practice session for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix ahead of qualifying later on Saturday. The Mercedes team-mates were 1-2 in Friday's practice runs, with Hamilton fastest in both of those, but this time the German driver turned the tables...
  • Lewis Hamilton ready to stand and deliver 4 days ago

    Lewis Hamilton's closest friends and family are elsewhere on the most important weekend of his life but the words of Martin Luther King are very much in mind as he bids for a second Formula One title. "The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of...
  • Advantage for Lewis Hamilton in Abu Dhabi practice 5 days ago

    Abu Dhabi: Lewis Hamilton claimed an early advantage over Mercedes team-mate and title rival Nico Rosberg on Friday with the fastest lap in practice for Formula One's season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The Briton, chasing his second title, was quickest in the afternoon and after-dark floodlit sessions at the glittering Yas...
  • Lewis Hamilton tops second practice for the Abu Dhabi GP 5 days ago

    Abu Dhabi: Lewis Hamilton edged Formula One title rival Nico Rosberg in the both practice sessions on Friday for the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The British driver posted a best lap of 1 minute, 42.113 seconds in the second practice at the Yas Marina circuit to finish .083 faster than...
  • Lewis Hamilton 1st, Nico Rosberg 2nd in Abu Dhabi GP practice 5 days ago

    Abu Dhabi: Lewis Hamilton edged Formula One title rival Nico Rosberg in the first practice session of the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Friday. The British driver posted a best lap of 1 minute, 43.476 seconds at the Yas Marina circuit to finish .133 seconds faster than his Mercedes team-mate...
  • Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Hamilton, Rosberg braced for F1 title showdown 6 days ago

    With double points on offer in the Formula One finale, there could yet be a bitter twist to the fascinating title duel between Mercedes teammates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The childhood friends have scrapped for supremacy all year in often tense circumstances, with Rosberg...
  • Force India to trial new race display system 1 week ago

    Formula One is set to test a new on-car display system championed by Lewis Hamilton's father Anthony aimed at helping fans to follow a race without having to take their eyes off the action. Hamilton said the 'Info Wing', a carbon fibre camera mount with an integrated LED display system, would...
  • Mercedes put psychiatrist on standby if Hamilton loses F1 title November 17, 2014

    London: Formula One team and 2014 constructor standings leaders, Mercedes have readied New Zealand sports psychiatrist Ceri Evans if their British driver Lewis Hamilton, who leads teammate Nico Rosberg by 17 points going into the final race in Abu Dhabi, loses his title bid. Hamilton has 10 wins to his name...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe, 3rd Test, Day 5 November 16, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Bangladesh are on course for a 3-0 series sweep after setting Zimbabwe a winning target of 449 runs on the fourth day of the third Test on Saturday. Zimbabwe reached 71 for 1 at stumps. Sikandar Raza is on 43...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe, 3rd Test, Day 3 November 14, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 Round-up: Zimbabwe's top order came good to put up a strong reply to Bangladesh's huge first innings total of 503 on the second day. Opener Sikandar Raza remained unbeaten on 54 and Hamilton Masakadza was on 51 as the...
  • 3rd Test: Zimbabwe make spirited reply to Bangladesh's 503 November 13, 2014

    Zimbabwe's top order came good to put up a strong reply to Bangladesh's huge first innings total of 503 on the second day of the third and final Test in Chittagong on Thursday. Opener Sikandar Raza remained unbeaten on 54 and Hamilton Masakadza was on 51 as the tourists reached 113-1...
  • As it happened: Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe, 3rd Test, Day 1 November 12, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Bangladesh opted to bat against Zimbabwe at Chittagong Playing XIs: Zimbabwe: Sikandar Raza, Brian Chari, Hamilton Masakadza, Brendan Taylor(capt), Craig Ervine, Elton Chigumbura, Regis Chakabva(wk), Tinashe Panyangara, Natsai Mushangwe, Richmond Mutumbami, Shingirai Masakadza Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Mominul Haque, Mahmudullah, Shakib...
  • Mercedes boss braced for title showdown November 10, 2014

    The next two weeks could be the biggest challenge yet for Mercedes motorsport head Toto Wolff as Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg take their Formula One title battle down to the wire in Abu Dhabi. The Austrian is prepared for a bumpy ride all the way to the chequered flag at...
  • Nico Rosberg holds off Lewis Hamilton to win the Brazilian GP November 9, 2014

    Sao Paulo: Nico Rosberg fended off a strong charge by Lewis Hamilton to win the Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday, closing in on his Mercedes team-mate in the Formula One title race. The German cut his points-deficit to 17 but Hamilton will keep the upper hand going into the season-ending race...
  • Felipe Massa looking to put pressure on Mercedes' duo November 9, 2014

    A strong qualifying run has left Felipe Massa optimistic he can get in the middle of the Mercedes battle for the Formula One title. Massa will start third at the Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday, behind pole winner Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton, the only two drivers still vying for the...
  • Lewis Hamilton focussed on win despite missing pole November 9, 2014

    Sao Paulo: With a second World title within touching distance, Lewis Hamilton has trained his sights on winning Sunday's Brazilian Grand Prix, despite conceding pole position to Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg. Hamilton looked to be in line for pole until his German team-mate Rosberg produced a sizzling final lap at Interlagos,...
  • Nico Rosberg wins pole position for Brazilian Grand Prix November 8, 2014

    Sao Paulo: Nico Rosberg edged Lewis Hamilton to take pole position for the Brazilian Grand Prix on Saturday, moving into a good position to close in on his Mercedes teammate in the Formula One title race. Rosberg was fastest with a lap of 1 minute, 10.023 seconds at Interlagos, just 0.033...
  • Nico Rosberg fastest in Brazil practice ahead of Lewis Hamilton November 7, 2014

    Nico Rosberg finished ahead of his Mercedes team-mate and title rival Lewis Hamilton in practice for the Brazilian Grand Prix on Friday. Rosberg was fastest in both sessions, finishing with the best time of the day with a lap of 1 minute, 12.123 seconds at Interlagos. Hamilton was .0213 slower. Kimi...
  • Nico Rosberg fastest in 1st practice for Brazilian Grand Prix November 7, 2014

    Sao Paulo: Nico Rosberg finished ahead of Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton in the first practice session for the Brazilian Grand Prix on Friday. Rosberg was fastest with a lap of 1 minute, 12.764 seconds at Interlagos, .221 in front of Hamilton. Daniil Kvyat of Toro Rosso was third, nearly one second...
  • Hamilton and Alonso hope Button stays in F1 November 7, 2014

    Lewis Hamilton says McLaren would be making a mistake to ditch his former team-mate Jenson Button at the end of the Formula One season and should focus instead on building a better car. "He's still got plenty of time in his capability as a driver to keep racing and winning," the...
  • Lewis Hamilton ready to feel the love in Brazil November 7, 2014

    Lewis Hamilton can expect the passionate Interlagos crowd to be on his side when the Formula One championship leader seeks his sixth win in a row, and 11th of the season, in Sunday's Brazilian Grand Prix. That has not always been the case at the Sao Paulo circuit, where the local...
  • F1: Lewis Hamilton aims for another first in Brazil November 6, 2014

    Lewis Hamilton can set more British Formula One records in Brazil this weekend but it is the world championship he wants and that will have to wait. No Briton has ever won six grands prix in a row, or celebrated 11 victories in a single season. The Mercedes driver, who has already...
  • 2nd Test: Bangladesh lead Zimbabwe by 266 on Day 4 November 6, 2014

    Khulna: Bangladesh recovered from a mini collapse in the middle order to reach 201 for 5 and stretch their lead over Zimbabwe to 266 at stumps Thursday on the fourth day. Mahmudullah on 63 will resume the fifth day with Shuvagat Hom, who was on 23. Malcolm Waller was the most...
  • Rosberg looking to turn things around in Brazil November 6, 2014

    Sao Paulo: Nico Rosberg knows he will need some help to overcome Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton for the Formula One title. The Brazilian Grand Prix may be where he gets some. Hamilton won his first world title in a dramatic race in Brazil in 2008, but since then he hasn't had...
  • 2nd Test: Masakadza, Chakabva stage Zimbabwe fightback on Day 3 November 5, 2014

    Hamilton Masakadza's career-best 154 not out helped Zimbabwe cruise to 331-5 and trail Bangladesh by only 102 runs on the first innings after three days of the second Test on Wednesday. Masakadza, the No. 3 batsman, was joined by wicketkeeper Regis Chakabva at 189-5 in the shaky second session, and together...