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Hamilton sets the quickest time in FP1

Monte Carlo, 25 May 2017: Hamilton set the quickest time of opening practice in Monaco, beating Ferrar i’s Sebastian Vettel by almost two tenths of a second. The Mercedes driver also eclipsed last year’s pole position time by a similar margin and beat his own lap record in the principality by 4.5s. Hamilton recorded a… Read More »

It’s one of the hardest races: Hamilton

DRIVERS: 1 – Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes); 2 – Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari); 3 – Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull Racing) PODIUM INTERVIEWS (Conducted by Pedro de la Rosa) Q: Lewis, tell us about the race? First of all, bad things, what happened at the start? Lewis HAMILTON: First of all, I just want to say a big thank you to the… Read More »

Hamilton takes pole; Vettel on P2 ahead of Bottas

Barcelona, 13 May 2017: Lewis Hamilton edged Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel by just five hundredths of a second to claim the 64th pole position of his career at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. Hamilton’s Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas will start tomorrow’s Spanish Grand Prix third ahead of Kimi Raikkonen in the second Ferrari. Q1 saw Hamilton go… Read More »

Just a bunch of small things, all added up: Hamilton on what went wrong at Sochi

PART TWO: DRIVERS – Marcus Ericsson (Sauber), Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes), Max Verstappen (Red Bull) PRESS CONFERENCE Q: Marcus, Sauber’s announced an engine partnership with Honda, are you pleased with the Honda deal and does it push you towards a long-term commitment with the team? Marcus ERICSSON: I think looking at it right now, it’s obviously… Read More »

Ferraris looked so fast and we knew it would be close: Hamilton

Shanghai, 8 April 2017: DRIVERS – 1. Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes), 2. Sebastian VETTEL (Ferrari), 3. Valtteri BOTTAS (Mercedes) TV UNILATERAL Lewis, many congratulations on what looked like a great lap at the end of Q3 there. Talk us through the lap and your session. Lewis HAMILTON: Thank you. Yeah, it’s been an interesting weekend so… Read More »

Hamilton quickest in FP1

Melbourne, 24 March 2017: Lewis Hamilton went quickest in the first practice session of th e new Formula One campaign, finishing more than half a second clear of new team-mate Valtteri Bottas at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix. The three-time world champion ended the session at Melbourne’s Albert Park Circuit with a best time of… Read More »