Posts Tagged ‘McLaren’

4 Aug 2009: F1: Hamilton hits Delhi for six

It’s good news for racing fans that Lewis Hamilton took up karting and progressed to become a top F1 driver. His sporting CV as a youngster also included cricket and footballl – and he’s been giving a batting exhibition for Indian fans on a promotional visit to Delhi.

31 Jul 2009: F1: ‘Sorry about the swearing, guys’ says Lewis

Lewis Hamilton has returned from victory in Hungary to thank McLaren staff for their work, talk about how racing drivers bond with their cars – and to apologise for his language as he celebrated crossing the line as winner.

26 Jul 2009: F1: Hungarian Grand Prix liveblog

Well, we’ll all be sitting down to watch this race in a pretty sombre mood, with Felipe Massa in hospital with an awful head injury after being hit by debris from Rubens Barrichello’s car in the second session of qualifying yesterday.

24 Jul 2009: F1: McLaren owns Hungaroring during practice

McLaren drivers Lewis Hamilton and Heikki Kovalainen have put in the fastest laps of today’s practice sessions at the Hungaroring to take a stunning and unexpected one-two at the top of the unofficial timesheets.

23 Jul 2009: F1: Can Brawn and Button turn this season around?

Just how far can current drivers’ and constructors’ insurgent challengers Red Bull get this season by relying on cool weather to blunt the Brawn charge? This weekend might provide some answers to just that question.

12 Jul 2009: F1: German Grand Prix liveblog

Sebastian Vettel scored his first ever win last year on a soaking-wet track in Italy. This year he’s got the prospect of rain, possibly the best car in the field and a home crowd egging him on – but he hasn’t got pole position.

12 Jul 2009: F1: Hamilton keen to be involved in 2010 development

Lewis Hamilton has stated his intention to get more involved in testing the 2010 McLaren car – what we imagine will be the MP4-25 – in hopes that the Woking-based team will get it right next time around.

10 Jul 2009: F1: Hamilton fastest in Nurburgring practice

Lewis Hamilton topped the timesheets on Friday as rain and cold weather at the Nurburgring caused problems for teams hoping to understand how their two types of tyres would function during the German Grand Prix weekend.

8 Jul 2009: F1: What does Red Bull have left in the tank for Germany?

At Silverstone three weeks ago Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel deprived formerly-unassailable championship leader Jenson Button of an emotional first victory in front of his home fans. Can Button return the favour?

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.

 
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