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Looking into the second half of the 2017 Formula 1 season

Formula 1 is still in its mid-season break, as most of the drivers enjoy a much earned vacation. With just 2 weeks left before the Belgium Grand Prix, let’s take a quick look at how the second half of the season may fair for some of Formula 1’s best drivers. Sebastian Vettel has maintained first place in the Driver Standings for the majority of the season, and recently gave himself...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hamilton needs a break in tense F1 title fight with Vettel

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Heading into Formula One’s mid-season break, Lewis Hamilton is completely drained. It has been a topsy-turvy 11 races so far, with nine to come after a month off. Hamilton trails F1 leader Sebastian Vettel by 14 points, with both drivers winning four races. But Mercedes has struggled with reliability issues on its tires and problems with car balance,...
Via MyNorthwest.com
17 days ago

Hamilton happy to keep his word, after losing crucial points

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Lewis Hamilton was happy he kept his word, despite losing crucial points at the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday. Hamilton could have taken third place, and limited the points damage after championship leader Sebastian Vettel won the race. Instead, he let his Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas past at the end and the Finnish driver took third, with Hamilton...
Via MyNorthwest.com
18 days ago

Hamilton aims to seize momentum in Hungary before F1 break

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — At the Hungaroring circuit where he secured the first of many wins for Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton will aim to seize the momentum this weekend heading into the Formula One championship’s midseason break. After a reversal of fortunes, the British driver is only one point behind F1 leader Sebastian Vettel ahead of Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix. It was at...
Via MyNorthwest.com
21 days ago

Hamilton Soars to Fifth Career British GP Pole

Lewis Hamilton took his fifth British Grand Prix pole position and the 67th pole of his career with a blistering final flying lap in qualifying to beat Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen by more than half a second. The Finn’s team-mate Sebastian Vettel was third. Q1 began in greasy conditions and with drizzle falling. The weather and the expectation that it might worsen led to a flurry...
Via Motorsports Tribune
July 15, 2017

Hamilton feeling heat after snubbing event before British GP

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Britain should be the one stop on the Formula One calendar where Lewis Hamilton is guaranteed a warm welcome. Not this year. The British Grand Prix race weekend opened Thursday with an irritated and fidgety Hamilton having to field repeated questions about snubbing his loyal home fans. In an effort to swell the F1 audience, the new owners of the series...
Via MyNorthwest.com
July 13, 2017

Mercedes and Ferrari continue to trade victories in tense 2017 season

Competition between rivals Ferrari and Mercedes has never been quite so entertaining. The back and forth between multi-World Champions Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton has proved that this season will be unpredictable up until the final few races. Last year, the biggest competition Hamilton had was his former teammate Nico Rosberg, causing Mercedes to win nearly every race of...
Via isportsweb.com
May 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Hamilton fastest midway through Day 2 of F1 testing

MONTMELO, Spain (AP) Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton recorded the fastest time and the most laps through Tuesday's morning session of preseason testing. Hamilton's lap of 1 minute, 20.983 seconds was 0.782 seconds faster than the leading time he set during the opening day of Formula One testing at the Circuit Barcelona-Catalunya on Monday. As expected from the new regulations...
Via Associated Press
February 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Hamilton ready to get back on track with new Mercedes F1 car

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) With a new car beneath him and his biggest rival in retirement, Lewis Hamilton is ready to get back on the track. Hamilton, speaking at the launch of the new Mercedes car on Thursday, said the experience of losing to teammate Nico Rosberg last season has made him better. ''I feel I am stronger. I feel more complete as a driver,'' the 32-year-old Hamilton...
Via Associated Press
February 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Hamilton thrilled with feel of new Mercedes F1 car

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) Lewis Hamilton was back on the track, testing out his new Mercedes car for the upcoming Formula One season. His verdict: ''It felt incredible.'' ''Yesterday was the first time seeing the car come together,'' said the 32-year-old Hamilton, who drove at Silverstone, ''it's the most detailed piece of machinery I've seen so far in Formula One.'' Hamilton...
Via Associated Press
February 23, 2017  |  Discuss
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