Posts Tagged ‘Lewis Hamilton’

11 Mar 2008: F1: McLaren teamcast talks up Hamilton’s prospects

Now, we know it won’t exactly set the world of Formula One on fire to learn that Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen are the best of friends going into the 2008 season. Or that the team believes Hamilton can handle the pressure of competing at the very top of the sport. But, nevertheless, McLaren’s official teamcast, issued on the eve of the Australian Grand Prix, does make for interesting viewing for anyone interested in the prospects of these two drivers.

Just don’t expect any hot news on Ron’s retirement.

6 Mar 2008: F1: Dennis retrospective spells the end

So, the Ron Dennis rumours have finally hardened up enough that the BBC feels it’s safe to report them. The story comes in the form of a long profile which is a pretty interesting read, as well as setting out his different roles within McLaren and what he’s actually likely to be resigning from. It’s just a shame it reads so much like an obituary.

30 Oct 2007: F1: Lewis Hamilton – My Story, the autobiography is published

Lewis Hamilton might only be 22 – but he’s already packed in enough incident to fill a volume of autobiography. The book, entitled ‘My Story’ is due to be published on November 5.

29 Oct 2007: F1: Hamilton announces move to Switzerland

It looks like the Boy Wonder may have forseen his first tax bill…

27 Oct 2007: F1: McLaren appeal date set, Stewart not optimistic about their chances

McLaren’s appeal against a decision not to punish the three drivers who finished ahead of Lewis Hamilton at Interlagos and were later found to have fuel temperature irregularities is due to be heard on November 15. However FIA president Max Mosley has already effectively stated that the appeal will fail.

27 Oct 2007: F1: Ecclestone says ‘silly strategy’ cost Hamilton the title

Bernie Ecclestone, never one to mince his words, has made his pronouncement about Lewis Hamilton’s botched race at Interlagos – he thinks it was McLaren’s “silly” pitstop strategy that did the damage

24 Oct 2007: F1: Lewis Hamilton wins gold star from BRDC

Lewis Hamilton might not be F1 world champion this year, but at least there’s a consolation prize on offer – in the form of a (literal) gold star from the British Racing Drivers’ Club. The boy wonder has been awarded the BRDC’s 2007 Gold Star award, handed over for his outstanding contribution to motorsport.

24 Oct 2007: F1: And then he said…

This is the story of two F1 teams, McLaren Mercedes and Scuderia Ferrari. These are the McLaren drivers, and these are from Ferrari, and this is F1 soap… keeping us all unreasonably entertained well into the off-season.

22 Oct 2007: F1: Hamilton distances himself from “cruel” appeal

Britain’s Lewis Hamilton wants to win the world championship on the race track, not in the appeal court, and says it would be “a bit cruel” if Raikkonen lost the title because of McLaren’s protest.

22 Oct 2007: F1 season finale: McLaren called upon to explain itself

McLaren should be explaining its actions in China and Brazil rather than trying to overturn the championship result, according to former team boss Eddie Jordan.

 
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