London, Mar 28 - Formula One reigning champion Lewis Hamilton has revealed that reliability problems with his Mercedes has heavily compromised his preparations for this weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix.
Hamilton, chasing an eighth win in nine races on Sunday, missed Friday's first session and some of the second but still clocked the fastest time. He said that whenever one loses a session, and pretty much half of the second, it definitely doesn't help.
But, the Briton added that the team did a great job to rebuild the car and that was crucial, the BBC reported.
New York, Mar 18 : Formula One defending world champion Lewis Hamilton has said that he lives every day of his life as if it were his last, because of the dangers of his job.
The Mercedes ace has created his 'mega zone' in his estates in Colorado and Monaco with Jet Skis, dune buggies, motorbikes and snowmobiles, the New York Post reported.
Sydney, Mar 14 : Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton would start from the pole position in the season opener at Australia on Sunday after topping the timesheets all weekend and capturing pole for the fourth time in Australia, with a blistering 1.26.3.
Mercedes locked the first row at Albert Park after Nico Rosberg qualified 0.594 seconds behind his rival and teammate Hamilton at Albert Park on Saturday.
Hamilton is bidding for a third Formula One world title, having won the championship first in 2008 and then in 2014, after a dominant display last season, News. com. au reported.
London, Mar 14 : Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has claimed that he has no particular cares to be a legend in the sport, but he hopes that kids would use the phrase for him when he retires for motorsport racing.
Hamilton is preparing for the Australian Grand Prix this weekend and the defending champion would be hoping to clinch a second consecutive Formula One title, overall his third, this season.
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.
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