Lewis Hamilton

Hamilton says 'resurgent' Ferrari will be 'very hard to beat ' in Bahrain GP

Hamilton says 'resurgent' Ferrari will be 'very hard to beat ' in Bahrain GP

Wellington, Apr 19 : Reigning Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton admitted that Italian rivals Ferrari has a great race pace, and will be 'very hard to beat' in the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday.

The Englishman finished on pole for the fourth race in succession for Mercedes while Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari, the four-time world champion, took the second position for the race.

Hamilton, the Mercedes driver, said that Ferrari are very quick this weekend, adding that they are going to be very hard to beat in Bahrain as they have great race pace, Stuff. co. nz reported.

Hamilton says Chinese GP champagne spraying incident was nothing more than 'fun thing'

Lewis Hamilton

Wellington, Apr 18 - Reigning Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has said that his champagne spraying incident was kind of a fun thing as he insisted that his actions were through excitement following his triumph in the Chinese Grand Prix last weekend.

Hamilton sprayed champagne in the face of a Chinese Grand Prix podium hostess after winning the race and the incident, captured in photographs that showed the woman flinching as the Mercedes driver aimed a stream of champagne at her, earned him a good many remarks from critics in Britain and Germany as well as on Chinese social media.

Rosberg beats Merc teammate Hamilton to record fastest time in second practice at Bahrain GP

Lewis Hamilton

London, Apr 18 - Reigning Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton lost to his teammate Nico Rosberg as the German recorded the fastest time in second practice at the Bahrain Grand Prix.

The Mercedes racing duo, with Hamilton 0.115 seconds behind Rosberg, were half a second faster than the Ferraris of Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel, while Williams' Valtteri Bottas came fifth, just 0.003secs behind Vettel and ahead of Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo.

Hamilton missed out on the fastest time when he ran wide at Turn Eight on his fastest lap, losing about 0.3 seconds, the BBC reported.

Hamilton says F1 still incredible challenge despite changes over years in racing rules

Hamilton says F1 still incredible challenge despite changes over years in racing

London, Apr 17 : Reigning Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has said that the motorsport racing is still an incredible challenge but insisted that for him it is just a different kind of racing as now, one has to be fast as well as efficient.

Formula One racing has seen a lot of changes over the years with earlier the races being a series of sprints between pit stops to now, where one has to save fuel and where tyre management is critical.

Chinese GP grid girl downplays Hamilton's Champagne spraying incident

Lewis Hamilton

Wellington, Apr 16 - A Chinese Grand Prix grid girl, on whom race winner Lewis Hamilton had directly sprayed Champagne while celebrating his victory, has downplayed the incident after the reigning Formula One champion was accused of sexist bullying.

The Briton, who clinched his second victory of the season on Sunday, popped the cork and sprayed the Champagne directly at an unsuspecting hostess.

Following the incident, Object, a campaign on media sexism, had criticized the two-time world champions' way of celebration as they accused him of abusing grid girl's position.

Bahrain GP set to witness Hamilton, Rosberg renewing F1 title battle

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg

Wellington, Apr 16 - Bahrain Grand Prix organizers would be excited as the Formula One is set to be staged their this weekend and it brings with it the prospect of Mercedes teammates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg renewing their battle at the desert circuit.

Last year the pair served up a thriller in Bahrain, after each accused the other of driving too slowly in China last Sunday, they have reportedly got a score to settle.

Hamilton slammed for spraying Champagne on grid girl post Chinese GP triumph

Lewis Hamilton

London, Apr 14 - Reigning Formula one champion Lewis Hamilton has caught the ire of critics for spraying Champagne on the grid girl while celebrating his victory at the Chinese Grand Prix.

The Briton, who clinched his second victory of the season on Sunday, popped the cork and sprayed the Champagne directly at an unsuspecting hostess.

Object, a campaign on media sexism, has criticised the two-time world champions' way of celebration as they accused him of abusing grid girl's position.

Hamilton rejects Rosberg's claims of 'backing up' teammate into Vettel's Ferrari during Chinese GP

Lewis Hamilton

London, Apr 13 - Reigning Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has rejected his teammate Nico Rosberg's claims that he was trying to back the German up into Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel during the Chinese Grand Prix

Rosberg felt that race winner Hamilton was driving unnecessarily slowly, backing him up into the chasing Ferrari of Vettel. He said that it was frustrating and put them under unnecessary pressure.

Hamilton dominates Shanghai tracks to outclass teammate Rosberg and win Chinese GP

Hamilton dominates Shanghai tracks to outclass teammate Rosberg and win Chinese

London, Apr 12 : Mercedes outclassed Ferrari as Lewis Hamilton dominated the Shanghai International Circuit to win the Chinese Grand Prix with his teammate Nico Rosberg coming in second, while Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen came in behind them.

The British world champion drove with pace in hand, unleashing his potential only when needed around the pit stops, to beat teammate Rosberg, while four-time world champion Vettel, who moved to Ferrari from Red Bull this year, came in third.

Hamilton looking forward to a nose-to-nose fight for glory with Ferrari at Chinese GP

Hamilton looking forward to a nose-to-nose fight for glory with Ferrari at Chine

London, Apr 11 : Reigning Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton is looking forward to a fight with close rivals Ferrari at the Chinese Grand Prix this weekend and has dared them to have a go at Shanghai to find out which way it would go.

The double champion said that Ferrari, who won the Malaysian Grand Prix , could easily spring a surprise at the Shanghai International Circuit, but he has still insisted that he would like nothing better than go nose to nose for glory.



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