Tag Archives: Hamilton

I love to drive in rain, we had good pace in trickier and cooler conditions: Hamilton

DRIVERS: 1 – Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes); 2 – Daniel RICCIARDO (Red Bull Racing); 3 – Valtteri BOTTAS (Mercedes) PODIUM INTERVIEWS (Conducted by Eddie Jordan) Singapore, what an unbelievable race, particularly after the rain started. We were served up a titanic. Ladies and gentlemen, he looks exhausted… Lewis HAMILTON: I’m not exhausted. He’s not exhausted. That doesn’t look like champagne to… Read More »

Mercedes power is definitely better than Ferrari power, a tongue-in-cheek comment by Hamilton

DRIVERS: 1 – Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes); 2 – Valtteri BOTTAS (Mercedes); 3 – Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari). PODIUM INTERVIEWS (Conducted by Martin Brundle and Jean Alesi) Martin BRUNDLE: Lewis, you’re now leading the world championship again. Lewis HAMILTON: You know what…. You know what… MB: You might just have to punch through this [noise] LH: Yeah, you know what, I love it… Read More »

Hamilton takes lead with a dominant back-to-back victory in a Mercedes 1-2: F1 Italian Grand Prix

Monza, 3 Sept 2017: Lewis Hamilton regained the Drivers’ title lead in FIA Formula One World Championship after he headed a Mercedes one-two at the Italian Grand Prix. The Silver Arrows were utterly dominant at Monza with Hamilton beating third-placed Sebastian Vettel by more than 36 seconds. The Briton’s sixth win of the season puts… Read More »

Hamilton praises youngsters, Ocon and Stroll: F1 post-quali press meet

DRIVERS 1 – Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes) 2 – Max VERSTAPPEN (Red Bull Racing) 3 – Daniel RICCIARDO (Red Bull Racing) GRID INTERVIEWS (Conducted by Davide Valsecchi) Lewis your lap was wonderful, 1.1 seconds in front of this guy. You were amazing. Lewis HAMILTON: Thank you man, grazie. I appreciate your excitement. I’m just as exvited. We’ll… Read More »

Hamilton takes pole, breaks Schumi’s record for all-time pole positions: F1 Italian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton became Formula One’s new all-time pole position record holder and claimed the record for most Italian Grand Prix poles after he took top spot in a marathon qualifying session at Monza that was interrupted by heavy rain for more than two and half hours. In Q3 Max Verstappen had claimed provisional pole with an impressive lap… Read More »

Hamilton displays great skill to edge out Vettel for Belgian GP win; closes the gap

Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton claimed victory at the Belgian Grand Prix to close the gap to Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel at the top of the Formula One Drivers’ Championship standings to just seven points. Despite a determined battle, Vettel was forced to settle for second place. Red Bull Racing’s Daniel Ricciardo who  from sixth on the grid to… Read More »

It is a special day but it’s very surreal and humbling: Hamilton on Schumi record

DRIVERS 1 – Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes); 2 – Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari); 3 – Valtteri BOTTAS (Mercedes) GRID INTERVIEWS (Conducted by Will Buxton) Q: Lewis, Ross Brawn just wants to have a couple of words with you to congratulate you on this achievement. Ross BRAWN: I’m here to deliver a very special message from Corinna Schumacher and the Schumacher family,… Read More »

Hamilton fastest in FP2: F1 Belgian GP

Lewis Hamilton took over at the top of the timesheets at Spa-Francorchamps, beating first practice pacesetter Kimi Räikkonen by almost three tenths of a second. Valtteri Bottas was third in a session disrupted late in the session. The quickest times of the session arrived just after the half hour mark, when the teams bolted on… Read More »

Hamilton takes record pole: British GP

Four-time British Grand Prix winner Lewis Hamilton went quickest in final practice at Silverstone, edging championship leader Sebastian Vettel by just three hundredths of a second in a session that ended with rain falling across the Northamptonshire circuit. In advance of the session race control reported that there was an 80% chance of rain across… Read More »