Posts Tagged ‘Lewis Hamilton’

5 Jul 2009: F1: Why Lewis and Heikki should stick with their day jobs

You might think that the day jobs of Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen aren’t up to much at the moment, with McLaren’s MP4-24 misbehaving so badly, but we bring you evidence that they should definitely stick to race driving.

4 Jul 2009: F1: McLaren tries a new approach

McLaren is going back to the drawing board on its strategy of trying to wring some performance out of the desperately underwhelming MP4-24.

27 Jun 2009: Through the photographers’ eyes: Pole to pole with Dario

Time for another round-up of the best of the photography from the teams, series and motorsport companies that allow us to use their imagery – and this time Dario Franchitti gets the first and last words.

21 Jun 2009: F1: Vettel begins fightback with crushing win

Sebastian Vettel poured a bucket of cold water over the feverish excitement at Silverstone by turning the British Grand Prix into a demonstration drive as Red Bull Racing scored their second 1-2 finish of the year.

21 Jun 2009: F1: British Grand Prix liveblog

The grandstands are fast filling up at Silverstone for what could be any or none of the following: the last F1 race at Silverstone; the last British Grand Prix; the last race under the Formula One banner. But the fans don’t care – they’ve come to watch the racing.

20 Jun 2009: F1: Button undone as Vettel takes Silverstone pole

Sebastian Vettel took pole for the British Grand Prix ahead of Rubens Barrichello, as the battle between Brawn GP and Red Bull for supremacy showed signs of starting to swing away from the championship-leading newcomers.

20 Jun 2009: F1: Webber and Vettel fly on Red Bull wings

Red Bull served notice that they plan to spoil Jenson Button’s fairy tale return to Silverstone by dominating both Friday practice sessions for the British Grand Prix.

17 Jun 2009: F1: Drivers and teams back Silverstone and British GP

Last year’s British Grand Prix was overshadowed by a cheap publicity stunt of Bernie Ecclestone’s. This year it is set to be overshadowed by an almighty spat between promotor, regulator and competitors that could consign top-flight open-wheel racing to the wilderness for the next decade, as a similar row did in the US. Is it just us, or are you getting a bit sick of this sort of thing too?

15 Jun 2009: F1: Hamilton and Button to do battle the Scalextric way

If last year’s retro toy / Formula One cross-over classic was Lewis Hamilton and his Airfix advert, 2009 looks like being the year we all rediscover the joys of chasing out-of-control Scalextric cars as they tumble across the carpet shedding wing mirrors and tyres.

15 Jun 2009: F1: Hamilton gets his revenge on Fleet Street

Would you get in a performance car with a man that you’d dubbed ‘Liar Lewis,’ ‘Houdini’ for his sanction avoidance – or even ‘a quitter’? Well, all credit to some of Fleet Street’s finest, they did just that, on a wet day at Silverstone recently.

 
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