The German Grand Prix was a startling fight with rain taking center stage and producing an intensely interesting race. In an event that saw the pole sitter retire and Lewis Hamilton surge from the back of the grid to the point yet again, it was a seriously great event for all who saw it. The title implications of this…
Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton just signed another two years of his career to Mercedes, which hasn’t been as dominant as usual lately but evidently isn’t hurting financially because of it. Reports say Hamilton will make up to $51.9 million per year through 2020, or way more than LeBron James’ contract.
After setting a new lap record pace in qualifying (video below) and nabbing the pole position for the starting grid of his home Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton was flying high as the red lights went out ahead of the 52-lap Formula One sprint at Silverstone. It only took three corners for everything to be completely…
A 20-year-old driver named Lewis Hamilton recently got sentenced to eight months in jail and a temporary ban from driving after a police chase in March, according to the Daily Star. He’s not the Lewis Hamilton most of us are familiar with, not that the Daily Star’s headline would’ve keyed you into that.
Formula One drivers are more likely to run into each other on the race track if they’re similar in age, social status and competition results, according to a new study that looked at five decades of crashes. It’s like a big game of “I’m cooler than you are,” funded by teams with annual budgets in the $500-million…
Probably no one in the motorsport world is more known for their aggressive social media presence than Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton, who never misses an opportunity to tell us how #blessed he is. But that may be coming to an end soon. On the heels of him saying something dumb, HAM appears to be clearing out his…
In an Instagram video that’s since been deleted, Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton asked his nephew if he got the dress for Christmas and when he nodded, Hamilton asked why and yelled “boys don’t wear princess dresses.”
These darn Formula One drivers. They’re so amicable, so friendly, like wealthy, televised, car-driving neighbors or something. What happened to the aggression, the anger, the ruthless rivalries—the glory days? Mercedes boss Toto Wolff wants to know, because his drivers are getting along too well.
Staff from the Mercedes and Sauber Formula One teams, the FIA and Pirelli were all on the wrong end of “threatening situation[s]” during the Brazilian Grand Prix weekend, causing a tire test in Brazil to get canceled and the FIA to call for an evaluation of F1’s security procedures at race tracks.
The McLaren-Honda Formula One team, in its final weeks with that terrible “H” word tacked onto the name, planned to stick around after the Brazilian Grand Prix for a Pirelli tire test during the week. But after several robbery attempts on teams in Brazil over the weekend, the test got canceled.
Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel has not won a Formula One Grand Prix since July when he took the trophy in Hungary. That changed today in Brazil when he slid down the inside of polesitter Valtteri Bottas lap one turn one, and kept the pace to fend off all attacks for the remaining laps. Ultimately his gap to Bottas in…
Formula One has been slowly trying to make it easier for fans to tell its cars apart, mandating easy to see name abbreviations and bigger numbers. However, you still kind of have to squint to see those at speed. Clearly, what F1 needs are giant pictures of the driver on the side, because that actually kind of rules.
Four-time Formula One World Champion Lewis Hamilton is one of the richest people in racing, but that doesn’t mean he wont try to cut a deal where he can. Discoveries through the recent “Paradise Papers” leaks reveal Hamilton avoided millions in taxes in the European Union for his private jet.
When Lewis Hamilton clinched his fourth Formula One world drivers’ championship in Mexico, he did all the usual things: hold up the British flag, say thanks to his team over his in-car radio, and rip a few sweet donuts. Then as Lewis ran through the crowd, two fans in particular had a very bad time.
Lewis Hamilton finished ninth today at the Mexican Grand Prix in Mexico City after his tire was punctured by Sebastian Vettel’s Ferrari. Vettel tried his best to come from behind after the crash, but it wasn’t enough, ultimately handing Lewis Hamilton his fourth World Drivers’ Championship.
Just two very fast dudes celebrating in Austin.
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton dominantly won the United States Grand Prix at Circuit of The Americas on Sunday, but Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel clawed his way back up to second in the finishing order to keep Hamilton from clinching the Formula One World Drivers’ Championship.
Six Formula One drivers ran faster qualifying laps than the new F1 lap record set by Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton earlier today at Circuit of the Americas, but it was Lewis Hamilton again who claimed pole position. Hamilton’s new lap record is an astonishingly fast 1:33.108, obliterating last year’s record of…
Gusty winds couldn’t keep Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton from breaking his own track record, which he set just yesterday. Hamilton’s 1:34.478 lap is the new F1 track record around Circuit of the Americas, proving once again that Hamilton’s still the F1 Lap King of COTA.
The sun peeked out this afternoon just long enough to let the 2017 Formula One cars show their true speed on a dry track during Free Practice 2. Early in the session, Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton smashed the F1 track lap record with a ridiculously quick 1:34.668 lap time.