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Lewis Hamilton in an F1 Press Conference

Hamilton accepts Ferrari, Red Bull ‘in their own league’

Lewis Hamilton had aimed to have been in the fight at the front in qualifying for the French Grand Prix, but acknowledged Ferrari and Red Bull were “in their own league” ahead. Charles Leclerc took pole position by three tenths of a second ahead of Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez behind and while Hamilton qualified fourth, he had a significant nine-tenths deficit to Leclerc at the front. The Mercedes driver spoke of how pleased he had been with his final qualifying effort, but with the gap
Mercedes explain Lewis Hamilton's engine concerns and won't rule out taking another F1 grid penalty

Mercedes explain Lewis Hamilton’s engine concerns and won’t rule…

Lewis Hamilton took a new element in his engine and dropped 10 places on the grid at the Turkish GP, Mercedes won't rule out a fifth Power Unit depending on points battle against Max Verstappen; six races to go in 2021, starting with United States GP Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has explained the reliability concerns that led to Lewis Hamilton taking a new engine at the Turkish GP, and is not ruling out another switch and grid penalty before the end of the
Hamilton and Mercedes hoping for return to form at French GP

Hamilton and Mercedes hoping for return to form at…

LE CASTELLET, France: Lewis Hamilton and his Mercedes team hope to find a positive sense of "deja vu" and a return to winning form at this weekend's French Grand Prix following two shattering street circuit defeats. The seven-time champion and the defending champion team were well beaten in both Monte Carlo and Baku, losing their long consecutive points-scoring records of 54 and 55 races respectively as Red Bull took command with Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez claiming victories. Dutchman Verstappen, deprived of victory
Hamilton stretches F1 lead with victory in Portugal

Hamilton stretches F1 lead with victory in Portugal

LONDON: Seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton won the Portuguese Grand Prix for Mercedes on Sunday (May 2) to stretch his Formula One lead over Red Bull's Max Verstappen to eight points after three races. Verstappen finished second at the Algarve circuit with Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas completing the podium, and taking a bonus point for the fastest lap, after starting from pole position. Verstappen's Mexican team mate Sergio Perez was fourth. The victory was a record-extending 97th of Hamilton's career, second of the year
F1 Testing Day One: Mercedes hit early stumbling blocks as Red Bull, McLaren start fastest in Bahrain

F1 Testing Day One: Mercedes hit early stumbling blocks…

First day of pre-season testing delivers surprise as world champions Mercedes endure difficult start with new W12 car; Max Verstappen two tenths ahead of Lando Norris at head of timesheet in the new Red Bull; Ferrari also hit early reliability trouble Red Bull's Max Verstappen led McLaren's Lando Norris on the opening day of 2021 testing in Bahrain as world champions Mercedes endured an uncharacteristically difficult start to pre-season with their new car. At the start of F1's shortened three-day track build-up to
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Mercedes claim record 7th straight constructors’ title

Imola, Italy: British racing driver, activist, fashion designer and musician, Lewis Hamilton won the Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix in Imola, Italy on Sunday for securing Mercedes an unprecedented seventh consecutive constructors' title. Hamilton's teammate and pole-sitter Valtteri Bottas concluded second with Daniel Ricciardo third for Renault. Hamilton's 93rd career success elongate his lead over Bottas in the championship race with four races remaining.

Seven-Time Formula One Champion Lewis Hamilton Signs New One-Year…

Lewis Hamilton has signed a new one-year deal with Mercedes, the Formula One team announced on Monday. Lewis Hamilton has ended his long-running contract saga with Mercedes by signing a new one-year deal, the Formula One team announced on Monday. "The Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team is pleased to announce that the reigning Formula One world constructors' champion and the reigning F1 world drivers' champion will continue together in 2021," the team said in a statement. Seven-Time Formula One Champion Lewis Hamilton Signs New One-Year Deal