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IndyCar: Scott Dixon Quietly One of the Best Drivers in the World

INDIANAPOLIS- When most ask “who the best driver in the world is”, the frequent answers are usually Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon, Sebastian Vettel, Lewis Hamilton or Fernando Alonso. But, one driver that often gets over looked and could honestly take any of those five stars isn’t even mentioned in the top 10. Right now, if I’m … Continue reading IndyCar: Scott Dixon Quietly...
Via Race Review Online
1 day ago  |  Discuss

F1: Jerez unveiling for new Mercedes W06

The new Mercedes W06 Hybrid will be unveiled at Jerez immediately before official testing commences on Feb. 1. Mercedes has a tradition of showing its new cars in the flesh at the last minute, rather than online, as other teams often do. Nico Rosberg will drive on the first and third days of the test, with Lewis Hamilton in action on the second and fourth days. “The workload this...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

F1 News: Horner – Vettel Left Red Bull Because Of Ricciardo’s Pace

Just like Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel will leave the team that nurtured him throughout his teenage years to join Ferrari for the 2015 season. Red Bull team boss, believes that the remarkable performance of Vettel’s team mate Daniel Ricciardo was “probably a factor”  for Vettel move to the Marenello squad. Following a dominating four season spell of four world title...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
13 days ago  |  Discuss

F1 News: FIA Announce Various Rule Changes For 2015 F1 Season

Formula One governing body the FIA have updated the sporting regulations for 2015 F1 Season with a series of further revisions to the rules for the upcoming season. The main changes allow provisions for teams to run current cars at demonstration runs, alterations to the Safety Car procedure and further restrictions on teams removing fuel before the race. New rules for 2015 Using...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
17 days ago  |  Discuss

F1 News: Mercedes Will Target Alonso If Hamilton Renewal Falls Through

Two time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso certainly shook the drivers market when he announced that he will leave Ferrari for the 2015 season; after spending five years at Maranello. Frustrated with lack of performance; determined to win a third world crown Alonso decided to leave Ferrari and join his 2007 team McLaren racing, the team that he left prematurely after a very sour...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

F1: Alonso next in line for Hamilton's seat, says Mercedes team boss

Fernando Alonso is at the top of Mercedes' list, should Lewis Hamilton not stay with the dominant German team beyond this year. That is the admission of team boss Toto Wolff, in comments that might be interpreted as a 'hurry up' to F1's new reigning world champion. Hamilton's Mercedes deal runs out at the end of 2015, and Wolff had said recently that he wanted to renew it as soon...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

F1 offseason notes: Lotus not confirmed for 2015 season; Hamilton keeps original number

Three of Formula One's 11 teams are listed as "subject to confirmation" on the latest FIA entry list, which was released just before Christmas. It is no surprise that two of them are Caterham and Manor - the latter of which is the revised name for the team that competed in 2014 as Marussia. But also listed as conditional is Lotus, despite the fact the official entry includes the...
Via Fox Sports
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Lewis Hamilton and His Bulldog Win Sports Personality of the Year

The BBC Sports Personality of the Year is one of the biggest personal awards given out in the British sports world, and the race for the trophy is heated from day one.  This week finally saw the crowning of the 2014 winner, a man that made waves because of a victory that some saw as an upset as well as his choice of date. On Sunday night Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton first...
Via Holdout Sports
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Snubbed? Twitter Erupts When Rory McIlroy Loses BBC Award

When you’re at the very top of your profession, there are very few events that occur in your life that go unnoticed. Just ask Rory McIlroy … and the Twittersphere. On Sunday, Twitter blew a proverbial gasket when the world’s top-ranked golfer didn’t win the title of BBC Sports Personality of the Year — one of Britain’s most prestigious awards in the sports world. McIlroy...
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December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

F1 champ Hamilton wins BBC Sports Personality of the Year

Lewis Hamilton has been voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year after winning his second Formula One title. The 29-year-old Mercedes driver says "I honestly was not expecting this" after beating top-ranked golfer Rory McIlroy, who won two major titles in 2014, to the prestigious British award on Sunday. Long-distance runner Jo Pavey was third in the public vote. When Hamilton won...
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December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

F1 champion Lewis Hamilton wins BBC award

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) Lewis Hamilton has been voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year after winning his second Formula One title. The 29-year-old Mercedes driver says ''I honestly was not expecting this'' after beating top-ranked golfer Rory McIlroy, who won two major titles in 2014, to the prestigious British award on Sunday. Long-distance runner Jo Pavey was third in the public...
Via AP on Fox
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

F1 champ Hamilton vows to go even faster next year

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) British driver Lewis Hamilton vows to race even faster next year when he defends his Formula One title. Hamilton sealed his second F1 title in style on Sunday, winning the 11th race of his campaign at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix to finally get the better of rival and teammate Nico Rosberg as Mercedes finished 1-2 in the drivers' championship. Rosberg...
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November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Rosberg gracious in defeat, hails Hamilton as deserving champion

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Nico Rosberg's bid to overtake teammate Lewis Hamilton in the standings for his first title on the final day of a gripping Formula One season lasted three seconds. That was the time it took Hamilton to shoot past him as he coasted to victory at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and secured his second championship. Rosberg missed out on his maiden title...
Via AP on Fox
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Rosberg misses out on F1 title after poor race

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Nico Rosberg's bid to overtake teammate Lewis Hamilton in the standings for his first title on the final day of a gripping Formula One season lasted three seconds. That was the time it took Hamilton to shoot past him as he coasted to victory at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and secured his second championship. Rosberg missed out on his maiden title...
Via AP on Fox
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Hamilton confident despite losing pole to title rival Rosberg

Lewis Hamilton is adamant that he's not disappointed after being beaten to pole by Nico Rosberg in Abu Dhabi. Hamilton qualified second, and if he stays there, he will still win the title. "I generally didn't have the best of laps but it was still a really good qualifying session, I really enjoyed it," he said. "The car was fantastic. "I'm not particularly disappointed with it. Of...
Via Fox Sports
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Hamilton leads Mercedes 1-2 in both Friday practices at Abu Dhabi GP

Lewis Hamilton edged Formula One title rival Nico Rosberg in the both practice sessions Friday for the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The British driver posted a best lap of 1 minute, 42.113 seconds in the second practice at the Yas Marina circuit to finish .083 faster than his Mercedes teammate. Both drivers gave their super-soft tires a good run in the warm evening. McLaren...
Via AP on Fox
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

F1 championship leader Hamilton strikes first in Abu Dhabi

Lewis Hamilton edged Formula One title rival Nico Rosberg in the first practice session of the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Friday. The British driver posted a best lap of 1 minute, 43.476 seconds at the Yas Marina circuit to finish .133 seconds faster than his Mercedes teammate as both stayed out for more than 30 laps in dry and sunny conditions. Fernando Alonso, preparing...
Via AP on Fox
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Hamilton 1st, Rosberg 2nd in Abu Dhabi practice

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Lewis Hamilton beat Formula One title rival Nico Rosberg in the first practice session of the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Friday. The British driver posted a best lap of 1 minute, 43.476 seconds at Yas Marina circuit to finish .133 seconds quicker than his Mercedes teammate. Fernando Alonso, preparing for his final race for Ferrari...
Via AP on Fox
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

F1: Mercedes should have pitted Hamilton earlier, says Wolff

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff admits that the team made the wrong call when Lewis Hamilton was told to stay out before his second pit stop in Abu Dhabi. Hamilton was originally told to come in a lap after Nico Rosberg, and he looked set to take the lead – but he was so fast that he was then requested to do an extra lap. However he had taken so much performance out of the tires that...
Via Fox Sports
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Hamilton still in good position to clinch F1 title

SAO PAULO (AP) Nico Rosberg won the Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday to get within 17 points of Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton in the Formula One title race. Although the finale in Abu Dhabi in two weeks will be worth double points, Hamilton still remains with a comfortable advantage over his rival heading into the decisive race. Here's how he can secure his second world championship...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Hamilton says mistake cost him the win in Brazil

SAO PAULO (AP) Lewis Hamilton said he could have won the Brazilian Grand Prix and extended his championship lead over Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg if it weren't for a mistake that sent him off the track near the midway point of the race on Sunday. Hamilton locked his rear tires and nearly spun at the end of the back straight at Interlagos, losing significant time to Rosberg. His...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Rosberg holds off Hamilton to win F1 Brazilian Grand Prix

Nico Rosberg fended off a strong charge by Lewis Hamilton to win the Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday, closing in on his Mercedes teammate in the Formula One title race. Rosberg cut his points-deficit to 17 but Hamilton will keep the upper hand going into the season-ending race in Abu Dhabi, where the Briton can clinch his second title with another second-place finish. Hamilton has...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Rosberg holds off Hamilton to win Brazilian GP

SAO PAULO (AP) Nico Rosberg fended off a strong charge by Lewis Hamilton to win the Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday, closing in on his Mercedes teammate in the Formula One title race. Rosberg cut his points-deficit to 17 but Hamilton will keep the upper hand going into the season-ending race in Abu Dhabi, where the Briton can clinch his second title with another second-place finish...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Determined Hamilton ready to go all out for win at Interlagos

Lewis Hamilton insists that he was not disappointed to miss out on pole position at Interlagos, and is confident that he can turn things around in the race. Hamilton has been behind Nico Rosberg all weekend, but in the end he lost pole by a tiny margin after a locking up moment. "It was great fun," said Hamilton. "Nico did a great lap and I lost a little bit of time in Turn 10 and...
Via Fox Sports
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Rosberg pips championship rival Hamilton for pole at Brazilian GP

Nico Rosberg edged Mercedes teammate and title rival Lewis Hamilton to take pole position for the Brazilian Grand Prix on Saturday. Rosberg was fastest with a lap of 1 minute, 10.023 seconds, just 0.033 seconds ahead of Hamilton. Local favorite Felipe Massa was third and his Williams teammate Valtteri Bottas finished fourth. Rosberg had already led Hamilton in all three practice...
Via AP on Fox
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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