# Lewis Hamilton

30th March 2023
# forever home
'Till my last days' - Hamilton plans to finish career at Mercedes
There were claims that he was set to seek a move elsewhere.
Last month
March 2023
# Pressure
Lewis Hamilton will need to leave Mercedes if we do not improve – Toto Wolff
Hamilton’s £40million-a-year contract with the Silver Arrows expires at the end of the season.
# Own Up
'It’s about accountability' - Hamilton claims Mercedes ignored his concerns about car
Hamilton complained before the Bahrain Grand Prix that Mercedes are on the ‘wrong track.’
Last year
# stipulation
Formula One bans 'political statements'
The FIA has updated its rules for motorsports next season.
# Relief
Lewis Hamilton glad poor F1 season is over after Abu Dhabi woes
The star’s Mercedes gearbox expired with three laps remaining as Max Verstappen claimed his 15th win of the campaign.
# Max Points
Verstappen caps fine year with Abu Dhabi glory as Hamilton limps home
Hamilton’s record of winning in every season of his career went up in smoke when he retired with three laps remaining.
# Distraction
Lewis Hamilton says he was affected by booing crowd
His experience at the Mexico City venue followed a similar outburst in Austin.
# thrilling
'Beautiful, f****** beautiful' - Verstappen delight at beating Hamilton in US Grand Prix
Charles Leclerc finished third ahead of Sergio Perez as Red Bull secured their first constructors’ title since 2013.
It’s imperative – Lewis Hamilton demands punishment for any budget cap breaches
The FIA has delayed its findings into whether any of the grid’s teams have broken the financial rules until Monday.
# Punishment
Hamilton allowed to keep wearing piercing for medical reasons but team receives €25,000 fine
Mercedes were fined for submitting a form that said the British driver had removed all jewellery and piercings in line with regulations.
# moneymatters
Toto Wolff urges FIA to enforce rules over reported Red Bull budget breach
The sport’s governing body are assessing the team’s finances, with a verdict set to be revealed on Wednesday.
# Max Power
Max Verstappen wins gripping Dutch GP as furious Lewis Hamilton derailed by strategy
Hamilton was second when Valtteri Bottas broke down in his Alfa Romeo with 15 laps remaining in Zandvoort.
# Formula 1
'I have huge respect for him' – Fernando Alonso to apologise to Lewis Hamilton
Alonso collided with Hamilton on the opening lap of the Belgian Grand Prix last Sunday.
# Tog In
Verstappen spearheads Red Bull 1-2 to extend world championship lead
Seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton retired on the opening lap after his Mercedes collided with Alonso’s car.
# F1
Lewis Hamilton tips ‘smooth-sailing’ Max Verstappen to defend his title
The Red Bull driver has a 63-point advantage at the top of the driver standings.
# french gp
Hamilton admits Ferrari and Red Bull in 'place of their own'
The 37-year-old is without a win after 11 races this year.
# F1
Charles Leclerc takes pole position for French Grand Prix
World champion Max Verstappen qualified second with Sergio Perez third in the other Red Bull.
# Unhappy
Lewis Hamilton says it is ‘mind-blowing’ that people cheered his 140mph crash
The seven-time world champion crashed in qualifying at the Austrian Grand Prix on Friday night.
# Hard Lines
'Incredibly disappointed in myself and sorry to the team' - Hamilton on Austrian qualifying crash
Hamilton lost control of his car through the left-hand seventh corner before sliding across the gravel and into the tyre wall.
# Ease Up
'Don’t jump on our race circuits to protest' - Hamilton clarifies support for climate activists
Police said seven people were arrested after the invasion on the opening lap at the British Grand Prix.
# Reaction
'Gutted' Hamilton chides fans for booing Verstappen
The seven-time champion Mercedes driver said he had hoped to fight for a front row start in Sunday’s race
# Saga
Piquet faces condemnation after further Hamilton insults revealed
Leading figures in Formula One at the British Grand Prix said they were ‘appalled’ and ‘disgusted’.
# SpeakingUp
Lewis Hamilton says F1’s ‘older voices’ are no longer relevant and shouldn't get platform
Seven-time world champion believes Bernie Eccelstone and Jackie Stewart are doing more harm than good.
# Not good enough
'Unacceptable' - Formula One slams racist language used by Piquet against Hamilton
The 69-year-old Brazilian used a racially offensive term when referring to Hamilton on a Brazilian podcast.
# Rivalry
Lewis Hamilton 'hates' losing to a teammate
George Russell is 34 points ahead of his more illustrious colleague in the standings.
# back pain
FIA vows to ‘reduce or eliminate’ porpoising on the advice of its medical team
A number of drivers have expressed concerns about back problems with some cars experiencing exaggerated bouncing.
# F1
Lewis Hamilton: Weather ‘not a good enough reason’ to delay start of Monaco GP
Kevin Magnussen was another to voice his displeasure over the delays to the showpiece race.
# Frustration
'There’s way too much time and energy being given to this' - Lewis Hamilton jewellery row rumbles on
The seven-time world champion was told in Miami earlier this month that his nose stud must be taken out.
# reflection
Hamilton deals with 'horrible feeling' but has pride in vintage display
The seven-time world champion was in 20th position and 35 seconds adrift after pitting with a puncture on the opening lap.
# Frustration
Gloom for Lewis Hamilton as Mercedes lost in 'no man's land'
On Sunday, the seven-time world champion could only finish sixth.
# Tyres
Lewis Hamilton cannot understand Mercedes’ call for strategy decision in Miami
Race engineer Peter Bonnington asked the driver whether he wished to take on new tyres during a late safety car.
# Unhappy
Lewis Hamilton refuses to compromise over nose stud in jewellery row
The Briton says he ‘will get exemptions for the rest of the year’.
# Compromise
Hamilton bows to pressure and agrees to remove piercings before Miami GP
The seven-time world champion defiantly arrived at practice wearing a large amount of jewellery but performed a U-turn after talks with the FIA.
# Dispute
'We’ve got a spare driver' – Lewis Hamilton refuses to back down in jewellery row
The Briton says there are ‘more important issues’ for the sport to focus on.
# Hope
'Sport brings people together and it saved my life' - Hamilton
The British driver the most decorated driver in F1 history after coming from humble beginnings.
# F1
Downcast Hamilton abandons all hope of world title for Mercedes
The seven-time champion struggled for pace and performance in the 21-lap contest won by world champion Max Verstappen of Red Bull.
# Mixed Fortunes
Frustration for Lewis Hamilton as Max Verstappen clinches pole
The seven-time world champion scraped out of Q1 by just four-thousandths of a second.
# Opportunity
Lewis Hamilton chasing trophies and profit with Chelsea bid consortium
The seven-time world champion has been named as part of Sir Martin Broughton’s group hoping to complete a takeover of the west London club.
# digging in
Toto Wolff questions new race boss as Lewis Hamilton defies jewellery ban
Lewis Hamilton defied the FIA’s clampdown.
# F1
Leclerc grabs pole ahead of Verstappen for Australian Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton’s stranglehold on the grid in Melbourne has been broken.