LEWIS HAMILTON

  • Formula One: Daniel Ricciardo itching to get back behind wheel December 11, 2014

    Melbourne: Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo cannot wait to get back behind the wheel in a bid for redemption at his home Australian Grand Prix where a controversial disqualification robbed him of a maiden podium last season. Ricciardo thrilled home fans when he finished second at Albert Park in March but...
  • Mercedes celebrate F1 success at fan event November 30, 2014

    Germany: Thousands of fans helped Mercedes celebrate its success in the Formula One championship at the German manufacturer's "Stars and Cars" party on Saturday. F1 champion Lewis Hamilton and runner-up teammate Nico Rosberg drove a number of vehicles, including their championship-winning Silver Arrow, on a temporary track around the Mercedes-Benz museum...
  • Lewis Hamilton says new Mercedes contract looks a formality November 25, 2014

    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 November 24, 2014

    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 November 23, 2014

    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 November 23, 2014

    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 November 22, 2014

    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 November 22, 2014

    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 November 22, 2014

    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 November 21, 2014

    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 November 21, 2014

    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 November 21, 2014

    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 November 20, 2014

    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 November 19, 2014

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Nico Rosberg complains about ERS November 3, 2014

    Austin: Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg believes that an Energy Recovery System (ERS) error was the main cause for his defeat at the hands of team-mate Lewis Hamilton in the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix. "I made a mistake because I used the wrong thing to get more ERS. When I...
  • Lewis Hamilton set for title but spectre of double points haunts F1 November 3, 2014

    Lewis Hamilton's US Grand Prix victory means the Briton can now secure his second Formula One title without having to win again but there could still be a sting in the tail. The spectre of double points, a novelty introduced for the first time for the final race in Abu Dhabi,...
  • Mercedes driver Hamilton wins United States GP, moves closer to title November 3, 2014

    Austin: Lewis Hamilton got the better of Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg once again, winning Sunday's US Grand Prix to edge closer to his second Formula One world championship. Hamilton leads Rosberg by 24 points with two races left in Brazil and Abu Dhabi. The final race will be worth double points...
  • Rosberg edges Hamilton for pole at United States Grand Prix November 2, 2014

    Austin: Nico Rosberg earned a chance to tighten the Formula One championship duel with Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton by winning the pole position Saturday for the US Grand Prix, while the race faced a threat of a boycott by as many as three teams that are struggling financially. Rosberg edged Hamilton...