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Hamilton quickest on day one of F1 testing

Lewis Hamilton made an encouraging start to testing by setting the pace at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in his new W08 on Monday.

The three-time Formula One world champion’s quickest lap was a second faster than he managed in pre-season testing in Spain last year, with Sebastian Vettel second-fastest.

Hamilton clocked one minute 21.765 seconds on soft-compound tyres as Mercedes racked up 152 laps on day one…………Read More

Hamilton shades Rosberg for title-deciding Abu Dhabi pole

Abu Dhabi (AFP) – Lewis Hamilton claimed pole for Sunday’s title-showdown Abu Dhabi Grand Prix by outpacing his Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in Saturday’s tense and dramatic qualifying at the Yas Marina circuit.

The defending three-time champion dominated the session and clocked a fastest time in one minute and 38.755 seconds to beat the championship-leading German by three-tenths of a second……….Read More

Lewis Hamilton excited by challenge of back-row start at Spa

Lewis Hamilton says he is excited about the challenge of starting from the back of the Belgian GP grid.

The Mercedes driver has been demoted to the last row after the world champions spent five of their remaining 11 tokens in the process of introducing two upgraded power units for his car……….Read More