London, Mar 13 : Formula One defending champion Lewis Hamilton has dismissed the talks of him asking for one million pounds-a-week wages in his new Mercedes contract as 'the biggest piece of rubbish', while insisting that nothing is going to distract him from winning the title again, including new contract discussions.
Hamilton would begin the defense of his Formula One title with Mercedes with the season opener at the Australian Grand Prix this weekend. Hamilton is yet to sign a contract-extension with Mercedes with his current three-year deal to expire this year.
London, Mar 10 : Formula One defending champion Lewis Hamilton is already thinking about life after retirement but one thing he is sure about is that he doesn't want to be a commentator after he retires from the sport.
The Mercedes ace is bidding to make history with a third world title and he has admitted that he doesn't want to be a television pundit when he calls it a day as a Formula One racer.
Wellington, Mar 02 : Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has claimed that the number 44 means more to him than number one, insisting that it is his family number and it would be there on his Mercedes this year as well when he begins the defence of his title.
Hamilton is Formula One's Number 1, and hopes to remain so this year, but the number won't be there on his Mercedes when the season starts in Melbourne on March 15. For him, 44 is closer to the heart and that is what he would continue racing with rather than any single digit.
London, Mar 1 : Lewis Hamilton is reportedly in talks to join Jay-Z's music label Roc Nation as he is keen to release the results of his studio sessions.
An insider explained that the Formula One World Championhas been talking to a few music industry figures about his music, including Jay-Z's Roc Nation team, the Mirror reported.
The insider continued that it was early but it looks more and more likely that the 30-year-old F1 ace will release some of the songs.
London, Feb 19 : Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff admitted that his team has learned from its previous mistakes, and is better prepared to handle the ferocious rivalry between teammates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg in the upcoming Formula One season.
Reflecting on the 2014 rivalry between teammates, Wolff said that the team never expected it to be any different but they had learned a lot from last year.
Wolff further said that they had learned from working with each other, analysing mistakes, and they would be trying to do things better in 2015, the BBC reported.
London, Feb 02 - Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has claimed that he knows his worth as he gears up for contract talks with Mercedes, and knows that it is going to be hard.
Hamilton, who has a salary of 31 million dollars, plans to negotiate his own deal for the first time after severing ties with his management company last year. He claims that he is rookie in this area but said that he is 30 now, and he is his own man, and knows his worth.
London, Feb 02 - Lewis Hamilton wants to have more challengers, instead of just his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg, when he starts his Formula One title defence this season, as he claims that the more people he gets to race against, the 'merrier' it is.
Hamilton had an intense battle with Rosberg last year as their title scrap went down to the final race in Abu Dhabi. But everyone else lagged way behind and Mercedes were mostly unchallenged, winning 16 out of 19 races and finishing nearly 300 points clear in the constructors' championship.
London, Jan 23 - Formula One reigning champion Lewis Hamilton has claimed that he is not worried that his team Mercedes has not re-started talks for a contract extension as early as they promised, despite the Briton being in the final year of his deal.
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff batted off media questions about a renewal in the final few races of 2014, saying that the two sides would sit down in the days following the final race in Abu Dhabi last November. However, months later both sides continue to insist nothing is wrong.
Wellington, Jan 22 : Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone has tipped reining champion Lewis Hamilton to win a third title this season and has backed the Mercedes team to dominate for years to come.
Ecclestone claimed that whether Hamilton is favourite or not, he believes that the two time Formula One champion is going to win this season's title as well.
Wellington, Jan 08 : Reigning Formula One champions Lewis Hamilton received an 'old' birthday wish from his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg as the Briton celebrated his 30th birthday on Wednesday.
The German is hoping that Hamilton would be easier to beat this season, and posted on Twitter that Hamilton has turned 30, telling him to have a great party, and added that the day is good for him, as the Brit is old now, so hopefully it would be easier for Rosberg this season.
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