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Lewis Hamilton ‘couldn’t care less’ about pit error at Monaco Grand Prix

Having been hugely disappointed after a pit strategy error cost him the win at the last round in Monaco, Lewis Hamilton has insisted he goes into the Canadian Grand Prix with the incident behind him and full confidence in his team. After dominating from the first corner in Monaco, a late safety car caused by […]

June 5th, 2015 | Posted in Formula One,Sport | Read More »

The Agenda: Australia warm up for Ashes in Caribbean and footballing nuns

WOMEN’S WORLD CUP … The tournament begins in Canada on Saturday (Canada v China, BBC3, 10.30pm) and the BBC will, across various platforms, be covering every game. It is also offering a decent spot of build-up too, opening with Heroes: The story of the Fifa Women’s World Cup on Friday (BBC2, 11.05pm) in which Jacqui […]

June 2nd, 2015 | Posted in Formula One,Sport | Read More »

Lewis Hamilton will go in search of some therapy at Canadian F1 GP Paul Weaver Paul Weaver

The Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, and next week’s Canadian Grand Prix, should offer some therapy for the troubled mind of Lewis Hamilton following the debacle in Monaco on Sunday. Only Michael Schumacher has won this race more times than Hamilton, the victor in 2007, 2010 and 2012. He is at his best at this ballsy, high […]

May 30th, 2015 | Posted in Formula One,Sport | Read More »

Mercedes blunder destroyed Lewis Hamilton’s Monaco GP, says Niki Lauda

Mercedes will regroup at their Brackley headquarters on Tuesday morning to continue their postmortem on one of the most glaring errors in the history of Formula One. Their decision to pit Lewis Hamilton for a second tyre change in Sunday’s Monaco Grand Prix cost the British driver a certain victory that would have been his […]

May 26th, 2015 | Posted in Formula One,Sport | Read More »

Jules Bianchi is in a ‘stagnant’ condition, says F1 driver’s father

The father of the injured Formula One driver Jules Bianchi said his son’s medical condition is “stagnant” as he continues to fight for his life in a French hospital. Speaking in an interview with Canal Plus television, Philippe Bianchi struggled to contain his emotions as he said: “The situation is stagnant, Jules’ neurological progress is […]

May 22nd, 2015 | Posted in Formula One,Sport | Read More »

F1’s customer cars decision could kill off minnows

• Big teams such as Mercedes and Red Bull get go-ahead to supply others • F1 Strategy Group decision could lead to a two-tier grid • Paul Weaver: is Formula One getting too easy The small teams in Formula One face the threat of imminent extinction following the decision to embrace customer cars, taken at […]

May 19th, 2015 | Posted in Formula One,Sport | Read More »

F1 to bring back refuelling for 2017 in pursuit of noisier, faster cars

• Changes for 2017 could make cars six seconds faster per lap • F1 addresses falling TV and live audience figures • February 2014: Cars not loud enough, says Australian GP organiser   Formula One is planning to bring back refuelling and noisier engines in an attempt to make the sport more exciting for its […]

May 19th, 2015 | Posted in Formula One,Sport | Read More »

‘I’m mentally stronger than Rosberg’

Lewis Hamilton: I’m mentally stronger than Nico Rosberg Lewis Hamilton believes he has the psychological upper hand on Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in their title battle this season. The world champion made his claim after the German accused him of gamesmanship during the Chinese Grand Prix. “I’ve always said he is really strong mentally,” Hamilton […]

April 15th, 2015 | Posted in Formula One,Sport | Read More »

Formula 1 gossip: Hockenheim, Hamilton, Sauber… dodgems!

Manor Marussia will pay unsecured creditors, including Ferrari and McLaren, 1.262p for every pound they were owed when the team entered administration. (Skysports.com)  Michael Schumacher’s 15-year-old son Mick is recovering after he crashed a Formula 4 car at more than 100mph in east Germany . (Daily Mail)  Kamui Kobayashi’s manager has played down reports the […]

March 19th, 2015 | Posted in Formula One,Sport | Read More »

Kimi Raikkonen: Lotus got it ‘exactly right’ at Australian Grand Prix

Those who listened intently for any radio communication between Kimi Raikkonen and his Lotus team here on Sunday were left bitterly disappointed. Raikkonen, whose victory in the opening Formula One race of the season was his 20th, did not say much. Nor did his team. Perhaps they remembered their instructions during the driver’s previous victory, […]

March 17th, 2013 | Posted in Formula One | Read More »