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Hamilton slams new qualifying format in F1

Hamilton slams new qualifying format in F1

Johannesburg, Feb. 25 : Reigning World Champion Lewis Hamilton has lashed out at the plans of new qualifying format in the Formula One, saying the drivers should be consulted before changing the rules.

In a bid to increase the amount of action during qualifying, the FIA proposed the new qualifying format, which will see the slowest drivers eliminated every 90 seconds after a timed period.

The 31-year-old insisted that there was no need to change the regulations, calling on the management to just make the cars lighter, Sport24 reported.

Vettel edges past Hamilton to finish quickest in F1 testing opener

Vettel edges past Hamilton to finish quickest in F1 testing opener

Johannesburg, Feb. 23 : Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel fended off world champion Lewis Hamilton to emerge as the fastest driver as
2016 Formula One pre-season got underway with the first test at the Circuit de Cataluyna track in Barcelona on Monday.

The 28-year-old was nearly half a second faster than Hamilton, who finished the race in one minute and around 25 seconds.

Reflecting on his performance, Vettel said that he was satisfied with the car and felt better to finish first in about a month's time.

Why Mark Boucher wants Sachin Tendulkar, Lewis Hamilton's help!

Why Mark Boucher wants Sachin Tendulkar, Lewis Hamilton's help!

New Delhi: Former South African wicketkeeper-batsman on Saturday requested help from two global sporting icons - Sachin Tendulkar and Lewis Hamilton - for a cause that is dear to his heart. Tendulkar and his family were on a holiday -- visiting a wildlife sanctuary in eastern Maharashtra's Vidarbha region, which prompted the South African to reach out to the master blaster on Twitter. Tendulkar was quick to respond to Bouncher who is actively involved in fighting wildlife poachers in his home country.


Hamilton mocks Vettel's Mercedes dominance remark

Lewis Hamilton

Melbourne, Feb. 22 : World Champion Lewis Hamilton has poked fun at Sebastian Vettel's remarks that Mercedes' recent dominance has made F1 `less exciting`, saying that the German's run of four years in Red Bull was more boring than his two years supremacy.

The 31-year-old said that it was fun to hear Vettel's comments, insisting that he would not bore his fans as much as the latter did, news. com. au reported.

Expressing his views on the same, Hamilton's team-mate Nico Rosberg lashed out at Vettel, saying that he was not aware of the hard work his team had put in to reach this level.

Confident Hamilton insists Mercedes will dominate 2016

Confident Hamilton insists Mercedes will dominate 2016

Johannesburg, Jan.12 : World Champion Lewis Hamilton has said that Mercedes will continue to dominate the Formula One season in 2016.

The 30-year-old triple world champion said that his team has a stronger foundation and that they would continue to show their strength in this year as well, Sport24 reported.

Reflecting on his 2015 season, Hamilton said that he remained at a peak for a long time before having three average performances at the end.

Hamilton, who won 10 races in the previous season, said that he drove quite well throughout the year and didn't make any mistake.

Hamilton brands Rosberg as `whining` teammate

Lewis Hamilton

London, Dec.04 - Newly crowned three-time world champion Lewis Hamilton has described his Mercedes teammate as a whinger and insisted that their rivalry wasn't causing any problems to their Formula One team.

Earlier, Mercedes boss Toto Wolff had admitted that he would have to change their driver line-up if the troubled relationship between the duo starts to affect the team's results.

Hamilton said that Rosberg complains about a lot of things, pointing that it could be because of their different backgrounds, the Mirror reported.

Rosberg ends season on high, wins Abu Dhabi GP

Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton

Johannesburg, Nov.29 - Nico Rosberg ended the 2015 season on a high, defeating Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton to complete a hat-trick of victories in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

The 30-year-old made a perfect start from his sixth successive pole position and was in control all the way, Sport24 reported.

For the German, it was the first success at the Yas Marina circuit where Hamilton beat him in 2014 to take his second title.

Rosberg pips Hamilton in final practice for Abu Dhabi GP

Lewis Hamilton

Johannesburg, Nov. 28 - Nico Rosberg emerged as the fastest driver in the final practice session ahead of this weekend's season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Saturday.

The German, who won back-to-back races in Mexico and Brazil, finished 0.281 seconds ahead of newly-crowned three-time world champion Lewis Hamilton, Sport24 reported.

Four-time champion Sebastian Vettel finished third ahead of Mexican Sergio Perez of Force India. (ANI)

Hamilton to race in Brazilian GP despite Monaco crash

Hamilton to race in Brazilian GP despite Monaco crash

Melbourne, Nov. 12 : Reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton has said that he will race in this weekend's Brazilian Grand Prix despite his road accident in Monaco.

He said that he made contact with a stationary vehicle, but no one was hurt, news.com.au reported.

Speaking on the speculation that he could miss this weekend's race, Hamilton, who was suffering from fever and met with an accident, said he is feeling better now and is looking forward to the Brazil GP.

Hamilton denies disrespecting F1 legend Schumacher

Lewis Hamilton

Melbourne, Nov. 8 - New triple world champion Lewis Hamilton has denied claims of disrespecting Michael Schumacher, insisting that he is an admirer of the Formula One legend and holds him in the highest regard.

Hamilton took to his Instagram account to urge his fans not to believe the story and said that he grew up watching the German from the early days through to his seventh title, News. com. au reported.