Category: Hamilton

F1 gossip: Red Bull, Horner, Alonso, Stroll, Grosjean, Hamilton

F1 gossip: Red Bull, Horner, Alonso, Stroll, Grosjean, Hamilton

<!– Monday, 5 June Team principal Christian Horner is worried Red Bull could struggle to compete at the next three grands prix, starting in Canada this weekend. (Autosport) McLaren driver Fernando Alonso says his first priority is to win a third Formula 1 title after returning from racing in the Indy 500. (Mail on Sunday) Williams’ 18-year-old rookie Lance Stroll has received “grossly unfair”…

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Mercedes puzzled by Hamilton Monaco form Lewis Hamilton’s…

Mercedes puzzled by Hamilton Monaco form

Lewis Hamilton’s inconsistent performance across the Monaco Grand Prix weekend is still a mystery, says Mercedes Formula 1 team boss Toto Wolff.

Lewis Hamilton says Sebastian Vettel is Ferrari’s number one

Lewis Hamilton says Sebastian Vettel is Ferrari’s number one

Lewis Hamilton says he is convinced Ferrari have designated Sebastian Vettel as their number one driver. Vettel won the Monaco Grand Prix after Ferrari’s pit-stop strategy helped him beat team-mate Kimi Raikkonen. Hamilton said: “It’s very clear Ferrari have chosen their number one driver and are pushing everything to make sure Sebastian will maximise his points. “It is very hard for the leading…

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Set-up issue blamed for Hamilton qualifying exit Lewis…

Set-up issue blamed for Hamilton qualifying exit

Lewis Hamilton’s shock exit in the second segment of Monaco Grand Prix qualifying was due to a set-up problem, says Mercedes Formula 1 team non-executive chairman Niki Lauda.

Monaco GP: Lewis Hamilton struggles to understand poor qualifying display

Monaco GP: Lewis Hamilton struggles to understand poor qualifying display

Lewis Hamilton said he was at a loss to explain why he could qualify only 14th on the grid for the Monaco Grand Prix. The Mercedes driver will start 12th after penalties for other drivers but faces major damage to his title hopes with rival Sebastian Vettel’s Ferrari on the front row. Asked to explain why he was so slow, Hamilton said: “I can’t at the moment. I did everything I could in the car.…

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Raikkonen scores Monaco pole, Hamilton struggles Kimi Raikkonen…

Raikkonen scores Monaco pole, Hamilton struggles

Kimi Raikkonen claimed his first pole position in nine years following an eventful Monaco Grand Prix qualifying session that saw Lewis Hamilton miss out on the top 10.

Raikkonen scores Monaco pole, Hamilton struggles Kimi Raikkonen…

Raikkonen scores Monaco pole, Hamilton struggles

Kimi Raikkonen claimed his first pole position in nine years following an eventful Monaco Grand Prix qualifying session that saw Lewis Hamilton miss out on the top 10.

Lewis Hamilton 14th as Kimi Raikkonen takes Monaco GP pole

Lewis Hamilton 14th as Kimi Raikkonen takes Monaco GP pole

Kimi Raikkonen is on pole position for the Monaco Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton took 14th at Formula 1’s biggest race. The 37-year-old Finn is at the front of the grid for the first time in nine years – his last pole was the 2008 French Grand Prix. Raikkonen edged out team-mate Sebastian Vettel by 0.043secs, with Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas 0.002secs further back. Hamilton struggled with a lack of…

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Sebastian Vettel quickest, Lewis Hamilton eighth in Monaco

Sebastian Vettel quickest, Lewis Hamilton eighth in Monaco

Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel set an impressive pace in second practice at the Monaco Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton ended the session eighth. Championship leader Vettel was 0.487 seconds quicker than Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo, with Hamilton more than a second off the pace. Hamilton was top in the first session but Mercedes were less competitive later, a concern for the weekend. Jenson Button was…

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Lewis Hamilton fastest in Monaco practice

Lewis Hamilton fastest in Monaco practice

Lewis Hamilton headed title rival Sebastian Vettel in first practice at the Monaco Grand Prix as Jenson Button finished 14th on his return to F1. Hamilton’s Mercedes headed Vettel’s Ferrari by 0.196 seconds as Red Bull’s Max Verstappen took third from the second Mercedes of Valtteri Bottas. Hamilton spent the first part of the session swapping fastest times with Bottas but edged clear by…

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