Tag Archives: Formula One

We are motivated to make some significant changes to 2018 car: Paddy Lowe

TEAM REPRESENTATIVES – Yusuke HASEGAWA (Honda), Franz TOST (Toro Rosso), Paddy LOWE (Williams), Frédéric VASSEUR (Sauber) Q: Paddy, let’s begin with you. Felipe was in the conference here yesterday with us, saying the team needs to make some changes for next season to its approach to the car and the 2018 car will essentially be… Read More »

I am here to challenge Sergio for sure: Esteban Ocon at Thursday press meet

PART ONE: DRIVERS – Felipe MASSA (Williams), Lance STROLL (Williams), Marcus ERICSSON (Sauber) PRESS CONFERENCE Felipe, here we are again, and once again we know this is a swansong. Do you mean it this time? Felipe MASSA: Yeah! Actually this is my second retirement race in Brazil, but this time it’s the last one for sure in… Read More »

Having won the 4th place in team championship, Sahara Force India looks to experiment

Indian outfit Sahara Force India is in a strong position after having won the constructor’s 4th place for a second year in a row and look to Brazil, the penultimate round, with a lot more freedom and confidence: A team preview follow… Sergio Perez: “I like Interlagos and it’s always one of the special races of… Read More »

Hamilton bags Formula One World Championship; Max Verstappen wins Mexican GP

Lewis Hamilton claimed his fourth FIA Formula One World Drivers’ Championship title with a ninth-placed finish in a Mexican Grand Prix won by Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen. Mercedes driver Hamilton had to battle from the back of the field after an opening lap collision with title rival Sebastian Vettel dropped both men to the… Read More »

Vettel takes 50th pole; Hamilton P3: Mexican F1 GP

Mexico City: Sebastian Vettel took a superb 50th career pole position in qualifying for the Mexican Grand Prix ahead of Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen and championship leader Lewis Hamilton. Vettel must win tomorrow’s race and hope that things go wrong for Hamilton in the race, but should Hamilton finish fifth or better, even victory for… Read More »

At the moment, I am just focussed on winning (the title): Hamilton

DRIVERS: 1 – Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes); 2 – Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari);  3 – Kimi RÄIKKÖNEN (Ferrari). PODIUM INTERVIEWS (Conducted by Usain Bolt) Lewis, so this right here, is your fifth win in Austin, how are you feeling about the championship?  Lewis HAMILTON: I feel amazing. Firstly, look at this crowd. It’s brilliant. LH: These guys have been amazing. Since 2012 this… Read More »

Hamilton moves closer to 4th world championship with a facile win: US GP

Lewis Hamilton moved one step closer to a fourth Drivers’ Championship title with a convincing sixth career US Grand Prix win at Austin’s Circuit of the Americas. The win, ahead of the Ferraris of Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Räikkönen, allied to a fifth place for Valtteri Bottas also handed Mercedes their fourth Constructors’ Championship crown… Read More »

Hamilton does a `Lightening Bolt’ celebration on the podium: 2 sporting legends meet

Austin: Two sporting legends met on the podium as 8-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt interviewed three-time world champion Lewis Hamilton, who did a `Bolt’ on the top-step, after receiving the trophy from former American president Bill Clinton. Earlier, Hamilton let out his now familiar, `wohoo’ as he took the chequered flag and helped the… Read More »

It is such a fantastic circuit to drive, I love it: Lewis Hamilton at CoTA, Austin

DRIVERS: 1 – Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes); 2 – Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari); 3 – Valtteri BOTTAS (Mercedes) TRACK INTERVIEWS Cowboy Lewis, and you rode that car beautifully around there and you even left a couple of ‘11s’ on the lap coming down out of Turn 1. The first sector wasn’t perfect but the lap was good enough to beat… Read More »