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Hamilton takes 66th career pole ahead of Bottas

Lewis Hamilton took his 66th career pole position to move within two of all-time record holder Michael Schumacher after he beat team-mate Valtteri Bottas to the front of the grid for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. Kimi Räikkönen was third for Ferrari, while championship-leading team-mate Sebastian Vettel has to settle for fourth place. It was Hamilton… Read More »

Hamilton wins; Vettel recovers to 4th

Lewis Hamilton scored a comfortable Canadian Grand Prix victory ahead of team-mate Valtteri Bottas as championship leader Sebastian Vettel recovered from early race problems to finish fourth behind Red Bull Racing’s Daniel Ricciardo. Canadian rookie Lance Stroll, meanwhile, scored his first career F1 points with ninth place. At the start Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen… Read More »

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 »