July 4th, 2013
Lewis Hamilton admits he is still not 100 per cent happy with the feeling of his Mercedes despite storming to pole and leading the early stages of the British Grand Prix. The Briton had declared himself extremely uncomfortable with his car in the build-up to qualifying , but went on to claim pole by a commanding margin and led early on, only for a dramatic tyre blow-out to cost him a shot at victory.
July 1st, 2013
Lewis Hamilton feels Mercedes is now back in the world championship hunt after Nico Rosberg’s victory in the British Grand Prix. Hamilton’s own victory hopes were dashed by a tyre blow-out while leading, but the fact that he could stage a fight back to fourth, allied to Rosberg holding on at the front , showed that Mercedes has made a huge step forward with its degradation issues. And although Hamilton is still 43 points adrift of leader Sebastian Vettel in the standings, he thinks that the team is now able to put pressure on Red Bull.
June 30th, 2013
Lewis Hamilton and Sergio Perez declared Pirelli’s British Grand Prix tyre problems as “unacceptable”. The pair were among four drivers to have dramatic tyre blow-outs during the Silverstone race , with Hamilton’s coming while his Mercedes was leading on lap seven
June 29th, 2013
Lewis Hamilton believes it will be difficult to keep the Red Bulls behind in the British Grand Prix despite taking a commanding pole position on Saturday. Hamilton grabbed his second pole of the 2013 season after beating Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg by nearly half a second. Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber will start third and fourth
June 29th, 2013
Lewis Hamilton claimed pole position for his home grand prix in Britain by a commanding 0.4-second margin. Hamilton won a huge battle with his Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg as the silver cars monopolised the qualifying contest again. A 1m30.096s early in Q3 gave Hamilton the initial advantage by a tenth and a half.
June 28th, 2013
Daniel Ricciardo set the fastest time in a wet British Grand Prix practice session that looked for a long spell like it might feature no flying laps whatsoever. Teams do not expect the heavy rain that began Friday morning to continue into the weekend, giving even less reason than usual to take to a wet track in practice one
June 26th, 2013
Lewis Hamilton thinks Mercedes has done a ‘remarkable’ job this season to bounce back from its 2012 woes and already deliver a Formula 1 race win . Although Mercedes took its maiden grand prix victory in China last year, its campaign tailed off thereafter and it did not reach the podium after June. It returned to the top step in Monaco this season with Hamilton’s team-mate Nico Rosberg
June 25th, 2013
Lewis Hamilton believes that the British Grand Prix will be the acid test for Mercedes’ progress with its tyre issues. The team accepts it still faces race-day tyre wear worries, and Hamilton reckons the high-speed swoops of Silverstone will deliver the answer as to how much the team has improved since its extreme difficulties at the Spanish Grand Prix, the last comparable venue. “We took a lot from the race in Barcelona,” said Hamilton, when asked by AUTOSPORT at the Mercedes factory about progress since Spain
June 13th, 2013
Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff believes Lewis Hamilton was taken aback at just how quick Nico Rosberg proved to be this season. Hamilton outqualified Rosberg for the first time in four races in Canada last week , as his team-mate’s run of three consecutive pole positions came to an end.
June 12th, 2013
Lewis Hamilton believes that Mercedes will still need a good step up in form for the British Grand Prix if it is going to be able to challenge Red Bull and Ferrari. Although the Briton is upbeat about the progress his team has made in the last couple of races with its long-run form, he has warned his home fans not to get too excited about his prospects for Silverstone
March 9th, 2013
Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes allows him to focus on his driving more than his previous Formula 1 team McLaren. The 2008 world champion spent his whole career at McLaren, which nurtured him through junior racing, before switching to Mercedes this season. Asked how his past and present employers differed, Hamilton said he preferred Mercedes’ approach to its drivers so far
February 6th, 2013
Romain Grosjean set the pace on the second day of pre-season Formula 1 testing at Jerez, while Lewis Hamilton’s first outing for Mercedes was cut short by a crash. Lotus driver Grosjean, who led the way in the morning , went faster on a series of short runs on the soft tyre in the afternoon
January 21st, 2013
Lewis Hamilton says the ‘incredible determination’ of his new Mercedes team spurred him through the winter after his first meeting with his 2013 crew.
October 20th, 2010
Kyle Hamilton will drive the No. 9 midget for Nine Racing during the Turkey Night Grand Prix at Toyota Speedway @ Irwindale Nov. 25.
August 29th, 2010
FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium — Lewis Hamilton retook the lead in the world championship with a superb win in the rainy and tricky conditions of the Belgian Grand Prix. But by finishing second at Spa, Mark Webber trails Hamilton by just three points