Posts Tagged ‘Lewis Hamilton’

7 Jun 2008: F1: Hamilton sets fastest lap in Canada practice

Lewis Hamilton put down a marker for Canada qualifying by topping the timesheets overall in Friday practice at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.

6 Jun 2008: F1: Lewis on dad’s Porsche crash: “I just laughed”

Here’s more evidence of why you should never, never expect any sympathy whatsoever from your kids.

6 Jun 2008: F1: Hamilton looks forward to quick and dirty ride in Canada

Lewis Hamilton says he thinks McLaren will have a job to beat Ferrari on straight-line speed in Montreal – but says his MP4-23 will have an advantage over the kerbs, and that could be enough to win the race.

4 Jun 2008: F1: Canadian Grand Prix preview

Formula One is heading off to Canada and there’s only one game in town – can Lewis Hamilton maintain his newly-minted lead in the drivers’ championship? The 23-year-old Briton is just three points ahead of arch-rival and reigning champion Kimi Raikkonen following his spectacular victory on the rain-soaked streets of Monaco. And the Finn’s Ferrari team-mate Felipe Massa is just one behind him.

4 Jun 2008: F1: once again it’s sod the politics, bring on the racing

Earlier this year, when the Mosley scandal first broke, we used the blog search and comparison tool Icerocket to try and get a sense of what people online felt was important. We thought that, following the FIA’s vote of confidence in Mosley, it would be instructive to take another look and see how things are playing now.

31 May 2008: F1: Hamilton, Kovalainen and the MP4-23 at Brooklands

It’s official! Lewis Hamilton will be at this year’s Brooklands Festival on June 28 and 29 – accompanied by team-mate Heikki Kovalainen and this year’s race car, the McLaren MP4-23.

28 May 2008: F1: betting round-up – who do the bookies think will win?

Six races into the season. Felipe Massa, Kimi Raikkonen and Lewis Hamilton have won two races apiece. Robert Kubica has yet to score his maiden win but says he’s fighting for the title. Which of them are the markets backing to become world champion?

25 May 2008: F1: Monaco Grand Prix live blog

Before Monaco qualifying McLaren publicly told its drivers that it expected them to “add to the illustrious history of the team at the Monaco Grand Prix.” And now Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen are smarting after failing to find an answer to Ferrari in qualifying. The red cars beat them to the front row by mere hundredths of a second and they command the race. How will the McLarens respond?

23 May 2008: F1: Button and Hamilton warn of weather carnage at Monaco

The notorious Monaco circuit, which has no room for error. A number of rookies. The removal of traction control and now a good possibility of rain. Three drivers busting up their cars before practice was even completed. No wonder Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton are expecting trouble. Monaco five-day forecast from the BBC is available here >>

23 May 2008: F1: Monaco practice round-up

Lewis Hamilton has everything to play for in qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix tomorrow after practice times demonstrated how his McLaren team is running neck and neck with Ferrari. The race, with its famous lack of overtaking opportunities, is even more likely than usual to be won by whoever can take pole position – and the threat of rain during both qualifying and the race itself may make things considerably more interesting.

 
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