Lewis Hamilton

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton steers clear of 'Tyregate'

Lewis Hamilton. Photo: AP

Lewis Hamilton said he had ignored the controversy about the Mercedes "Tyregate" scandal because he is more concerned about feeling at one with his car in this weekend's Canadian Grand Prix.

Friday, 8 May, 2015, 4:27pm

Hamilton keen to build on strong start

Lewis Hamilton. Photo: EPA

Lewis Hamilton, who won the 2008 world championship while at McLaren, got Mercedes' first points of the season after teammate Nico Rosberg failed to finish the race when his car suffered electronics problems.

8 May 2015 - 4:27pm

Sport Digest, November 25, 2012

Shakib Al Hasan (right) and Nasir Hossain. Photo: AFP

Battler Al Hasan makes Windies wait for win

25 Nov 2012 - 2:10am

Sports Digest, November 24, 2012

Zheng Zhi helped Guangzhou Evergrande to domestic glory.

Forte dei Marmi to skip Hong Kong Cup

24 Nov 2012 - 3:06am

Red Bull's Vettel aims to seal treble in Brazil, deny Ferrari's Alonso

Lewis Hamilton celebrates after winning the Formula One United States Grand Prix at the Circuit of The Americas.

After helping his Red Bull team claim a stunning third consecutive constructors' world championship in Texas last weekend, defending drivers' champion Sebastian Vettel will seek, once again, to become the youngest triple champion in Formula One history in this weekend's Brazilian Grand Prix.

22 Nov 2012 - 11:43pm

Hamilton shines in Lone Star state with win

Vodafone McLaren Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain celebrates on the podium after winning the United States Formula One Grand Prix at the Circuit of the Americas on Sunday. Photo: AFP

No one was happier to see Formula One back in America on Sunday than McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton as the Briton picked up where he left off in 2007 by winning the United States Grand Prix.

19 Nov 2012 - 10:01am

Hamilton grabs Abu Dhabi pole

McLaren ace Lewis Hamilton on his way to pole position for today's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at the Yas Marina Circuit. Photo: EPA

A happy and supremely-dominant Lewis Hamilton crushed all his rivals yesterday as he set up a Red Bull party-wrecking race in today's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix by taking his sixth pole position of the season.

4 Nov 2012 - 3:23am

Oops, Hamilton Twitter jibe backfires

Lewis Hamilton

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton triggered a fresh Twitter storm yesterday by wrongly accusing Formula One teammate and compatriot Jenson Button of disrespect by "unfollowing" him on the social media site.

Hamilton, who is leaving for Mercedes at the end of the season, was beaten by Button in Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix.

9 Oct 2012 - 4:08am

Mark Webber rejects Lewis Hamilton's 'mind games' at Japanese Grand Prix

A McLaren mechanic waits in the pit lane during the second practice session for the Japanese Grand Prix yesterday at Suzuka. Photo: AP

Red Bull's Mark Webber dismissed Lewis Hamilton's "mind games" after leading practice at the Japanese Grand Prix yesterday, while Formula One great Michael Schumacher crashed heavily one day after announcing his second retirement.

6 Oct 2012 - 3:24am

Hamilton's brave move offers long-term benefits

Lewis Hamilton

So, he's gone and done it. It's just as well that Lewis Hamilton can handle pressure because all eyes will be on him in the paddock in Japan after his defection to Mercedes. It's going to take a lot of mental strength to cope with all the attention and then step into the car of a team you have turned your back on.

8 May 2015 - 4:27pm

Hamilton to replace Schumacher – Mercedes

British Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton as he prepares on the starting grid of the Formula One Singapore Grand Prix race in Singapore on Sunday. Photo: EPA

British driver Lewis Hamilton has signed a three-year deal to drive for Mercedes from next year, replacing seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher, the firm announced on Friday.

8 May 2015 - 4:27pm

Lewis Hamilton makes it four poles in a row for McLaren at Singapore GP

Lewis Hamilton steers his McLaren around the track on his way to sealing pole position in today's race. Photo: EPA

McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton maintained his team's improved form by claiming pole position yesterday for the Singapore Grand Prix, and with a handy buffer to his Formula One championship rivals.

23 Sep 2012 - 2:43am

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton wins in Italy for first time in Formula One

Lewis Hamilton manoeuvres his McLaren around Monza. Photo: EPA

Lewis Hamilton revived his bid for this year's Formula One world title yesterday when he swept to a dominant triumph for McLaren and recorded his first win in the Italian Grand Prix.

The 27-year-old Briton started from pole position and led throughout, apart from a brief spell during the mid-race pit-stops, to claim his third win this year and the 20th of his career.

10 Sep 2012 - 1:41am

Jenson Button win eclipsed by livid Lewis Hamilton's leak

Lewis Hamilton

There won't be too many drivers walking into the paddock in Monza this weekend with their head held high, but Jenson Button certainly has reason to be bursting with pride and optimism. Given the chaos and carnage behind him in Spa on Sunday, his was the most calm and collected drive of the season.

6 Sep 2012 - 2:37am

McLaren can fight for titles, insists Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton wants to make it two wins on end. Photo: Reuters

Lewis Hamilton arrived at Spa eager to get back on track at this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix, convinced that McLaren are now genuine contenders for both world championships.

31 Aug 2012 - 2:29am