Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton was born in London on September 7, 1985. Two years after his birth, the parents of Lewis were divorced, and he remained on the education of the mother. At the age of twelve years, Lewis went to live with his father in Hertfordshire. In the future, Hamilton admitted that it was his father made him a rider. Lewis initially fond of carting on a lot of money spent. His father, Anthony Hamilton had to work on three different studies, to provide training to his son and give him a good go-kart. In nine years, Hamilton has already started to win in karting, and in ten years, he confidently said Ron Davis at the moment is the boss of the team, "McLaren", holding out his notebook for an autograph, that he ever will be driving a car Ron . Davis then wrote in a notebook that Lewis called him after nine years. In June 1998, nine years later, they actually met, and Lewis Hamilton has been allocated a place in the team, "McLaren", he became the youngest race car driver in the history of its existence. In 2001, Lewis was able to compete in karting with the legendary Mikael Schumacher. Hamilton then came to the finish seventh, while Michael Schumacher - the third. Schumacher after the race has twisted reporters that Lewis is an excellent driver, despite his 16 years, and that he will soon be uchuvstvovat in such a famous race as a Formula 1. Lewis' debut on the Formula 1 season came in 2007, during the announcement of his team mate Fernando Alonso. But after a few steps, Hamilton became the leader of the race and has surpassed the achievements of the Alonso. It was at that time, their relationship soured - for example, during the Hungarian Grand Prix Lewis did not skip ahead in time Alonso qualifications. Riders and supporters of one team were rivals and at the end of the season Alonso has terminated the contract with the team, "McLaren" and Hamilton became the first team rider. The very next season, Lewis was able to become the youngest winner of Formula 1, ahead by one point Ferrari driver Felipe Massa. Hamilton first black champion. Currently, Hamilton is McLaren team with Heikki Kovalainen. Contract Lewis Hamilton, who signed for five years, expires in 2012. On account of Lewis's many records in Formula 1. For example, in Lewis was the longest series of podiums in a season - nine.
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Formula 1

2017-11-23 15:54:04

Lewis Hamilton Last race in a beautiful car

Lewis Hamilton Last race in a beautiful car

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton once again noted that the machine of Formula 1 with the Halo system, which will become mandatory next season, will lose its appeal.Lewis Hamilton "we have a Abu Dhabi- the last race on the beautiful cars. Next season things will change, cars will become less privlekatelnym. Well, at least the security will be higher".

2017-11-22 10:54:05

Lauda and Wolff want Hamilton left

Lauda and Wolff want Hamilton left

Manual Mercedes admitted that he wants to keep Lewis Hamilton after 2018.Niki Lauda "this year, Lewis won the championship for Mercedes, it look very easy. I think the Ferrari was the best car in all respects, Red Bull is also added to the end of the season. But Lewis drove like never before, allowing a minimum of errors. He gave us the title".Toto Wolff "He is the greatest pilot I ever worked with. We really want to stay with us."Interestingly, since, as Lewis made his debut in Formula 1 in 2007, he performed on machines only with Mercedes engines.

2017-11-22 10:44:03

Max Verstappen in the loss of Lewis Hamilton

Max Verstappen in the loss of Lewis Hamilton

The pilot of Red Bull Max Verstappen admitted that he was surprised at how much manages to do in his life Lewis Hamilton between races.Max Verstappen "I subscribed to many pilots in social networks. I'm watching Ricardo, Lewis, Pierre went Out, because he's a good guy.But when I see what Lewis is doing in my free time, I'm just in shock When he manages to do so much But it's his life. For all his carelessness he is able to win races and Championships. It can combine all together.I just want to race. Racing for me is life. Abu Dhabi will complete the season, but I would like to continue without stopping".

2017-11-21 11:54:07

Lewis Hamilton fight for the fifth title will be neat

Lewis Hamilton fight for the fifth title will be neat

Pilot Mercedes Lewis Hamilton believes that the fight for the next title will be much harder.Lewis Hamilton "to Have three titles was fantastic, but everyone knew that there is another champion, whose four of them. Probably, it will be difficult to fight for a fifth title. Me and SEB we are now very careful in their actions. The fight for the fifth title will ignite between us.We had a good battle throughout the year. I respect Vettel. For me he's a good pilot and I like to fight with him.

2017-11-19 11:44:06

Hamilton will not change your number for the League edinichku

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, ahead of schedule has become this year's champion, refused to change his number "44" on the champion's unity.Lewis Hamilton "I don't plan to change his number 44 is my family. This is really weird, and I think every pilot knows your lucky number. Even my dad in his youth had chosen this room, and now he's mine.I have a picture with "43" on my car when I was still a young pilot. But this room was not mine because some kid just stole my. I remember when mark Blundell was on the track and handed out the trophies to the winners. It was the first time I saw the pilot of Formula 1.I think I will only use the number "44". You know, as the defending champion, have the right to use the number "1" instead of "44," but I don't really like this room. This room was different people, but most of all I remember Michael Schumacher. This is his number. I can't take someone else's number."In 2015 and 2016. Hamilton had number "44" that although he had the right to "1".

2017-11-19 11:44:04

Lewis Hamilton I feel so good

Pilot Mercedes Lewis Hamilton admitted that he now feels very comfortable in the Mercedes team.Lewis Hamilton "When I remember that there was a number of years ago, I don't feel right. I was attached to the team, I could not move and develop.Yes, I had the best job in the world - pilot of Formula 1, but outside of the cars and tracks I wasn't happy. I couldn't do what I like. I used then 10 of its potential. Now to Mercedes, everything has changed. I feel so good".

2017-11-18 10:04:03

Toto Wolff, Bottas should be a "killer"

Head of Mercedes Toto Wolff believes that a full-fledged fight for the title of Valtteri bottas to not have enough aggression.Toto Wolff "It was the year of Lewis Hamilton, although our car wasn't the best. Over the past three years, as Lauda said, our advantage would make him a four-time world champion. But this year, Lewis gave us the title, and we helped him do it. The Ferrari was a strong contender.Valtteri began the year uncertainly, but in the end was able to recover. However, it should be "killer" if he wants to fight for the title".

2017-11-17 11:04:03

Lewis Hamilton We will fly like in the WEC

Pilot Mercedes Lewis Hamilton said that next season will have to fly carefully as possible because of the season 2018 begin to act rules restricting the number of engines to three.Lewis Hamilton "the Race will be worse, that's for sure. We will have to fly as pilots WEC.And if you include Halo, the maneuvers will be similar to driving a bus.The cars will be as heavy as a NASCAR, the braking distance will be longer, of course, is not what we want to get from these races. We would like to use the full potential of the machine, and not to return to austerity.

2017-11-17 10:34:03

Niki Lauda Hamilton and Bottas - not friends

Niki Lauda Hamilton and Bottas - not friends

Non-Executive Director of Mercedes Niki Lauda said that Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas are not friends.Niki Lauda "Hamilton and Bottas - not friends. But not hate, what was between Lewis and Nico. Poor relations between pilots is bad for the team, but not for them because it forces them to become faster".

2017-11-16 10:24:04

Flavio Briatore Lewis was more motivated

The former head of Renault Flavio Briatore believes that Lewis Hamilton deserved to win his fourth title.Flavio Briatore "this year, he was more motivated. He worked more on the track than at the disco. That he helped win the title".

2017-11-14 12:54:04

Felipe Massa Robbery in Brazil - an obstacle to the Grand Prix

In Brazil the staff of Mercedes, Williams and FIA was subjected to an armed assault during movement between the track and the hotel. Felipe Massa believes that this is a big problem for the future of his homeland.Lewis Hamilton "I was terrified when I found out about the incident. The saddest thing is that I'm already in the League for about ten years, and every year at least someone from the paddock becomes the victim of local bandits. The organizers are also responsible, because they must guarantee us security."Head of Mercedes Toto Wolff "Brazil is a great country, but we don't need armored vehicles to safely travel from the hotel to the highway".Felipe Massa "It's very sad not only for those who are experiencing such problems, but also for Brazilians. All of this suggests that the time has come for the country to develop further and not to stand still.We race in Mexico, we were in India, and I don't know, is it dangerous there as it is here.But for the responsible people it is a problem, because they have to ensure safety for everyone who comes onto the stage.I love Brazil, but at the moment I'm not coming back here to live. My son is studying in Monaco, he speaks three languages, which is important for its future. Perhaps in the future I would like to come back here when there are safer and better".

2017-11-12 21:34:08

Lewis Hamilton My fans enjoyed it

Pilot Mercedes Lewis Hamilton after starting from the pit lane broke through to fourth place. The winner of the race he lost a little more than five seconds.Lewis Hamilton "it's okay. I feel great. My car was great, very fast. I started from the pit lane and thus avoided the problems the first turn. I must admit that I was helped by the safety car. I did everything I could. It was very difficult, but my break turned out rapid.The team worked hard for this breakthrough. Bus at the end of the race is worn down, so I couldn't achieve the podium. Otherwise, everything went well.Mistakes happen, I repeat it again. It is impossible to go your entire career without error. Yesterday I crashed the car, but today very happy with my race. I am sure that my fans also enjoyed the show".

2017-11-12 21:34:07

Kimi Raikkonen the Balance was terrible

Pilot Ferrari Kimi Raikkonen in the race Grand Prix of Brazil finished third, four seconds behind the winner. In the end the Finn had to defend from the attacks of Lewis Hamilton.Kimi Raikkonen "it was difficult for Me during this race. I am unhappy with the balance of the car. Until the pit stop I struggled with the machine and lost time. Only on new tires I was able to attack and reduce the gap, but it was too late.I caught up with Lewis, and began a long struggle in the last laps, but I was able to stay in front. We all finished very close.

2017-11-12 20:54:03

Chronicle of the race Grand Prix of Brazil

Chronicle of the race Grand Prix of Brazil

184951 - Today from pole position for the third time in his career, will start Valtteri Bottas.185046 - Next to him is Sebastian Vettel.185102 - Second row Kimi Raikkonen and Max Verstappen.185154 - Third row Sergio Perez and Fernando Alonso.185252 - the Spaniard sixth, and so high it didn't start in 2014, when he played for Ferrari.185319 - the Fourth row completely for Renault Nico Hulkenberg and Carlos Sainz.185341 - Completing the top ten Felipe Massa and Esteban Windows.185405 - we Already know that Massa ends his career in Formula 1, so it's his last start on home track.185432 - Next Grosjean, Vandorn, Magnussen, Riccardo, Wehrlein, Stroll, Ericsson, Hartley and 185511 - Riccardo and the last four were different penalties one for replacement of transmission, some elements of the power plant.185525 from the pit lane will start Lewis Hamilton.185603 - British guy failed the first qualified in the status of four-time champion, breaking the car on the first lap. 185629 - Mercedes took advantage of the situation and replaced Lewis powerplant, so it will start from the pit lane.185724 - the Temperature is +28C and the track warmed up to +60C185818 - Round here short 4309 M185826 - race Distance - 71 185840 - There are two independent zones DRS185852 - Rain during the race is not 185926 - Raikkonen on the starting grid had problems with the electrics. But I guess everything was solved.190013 - Pilots go on warm-up 190027 - Most pilots chose the tires 190107 - On the harder Soft will start Riccardo he spent the second part of the qualification on these tires, Eriksson, went Out and 190130 - a Lot of live were greeted by the local 190202 - Machine return to the starting 190218 - All ready to 190230 - Lewis stands at the exit of the pit 190259 - START190327 - Vettel, Bottas, Raikkonen.190334 - Behind the reversal 190406 - Grosjean and Windows simultaneously 190412 - On the road machine 190439 - Grosjean knocked out Windows, and Esteban is the first gathering in your career190502 - McLaren Vandorn 190515 Windows tried to get to the boxes, but still stood on 190527 - the Entire peloton rides through pit 190650 - 1 lap Vettel, Bottas, Raikkonen, Verstappen, Alonso, Massa, Perez, Hulkenberg, Sainz, Faded, Ericsson, Hartley, Stroll, Hamilton, Wehrlein, Grosjean, 190706 - Magnussen also 190724 - by car Riccardo changed the bow 190840 - During the launch.

2017-11-11 23:54:03

Lewis Hamilton will start from the pit lane

Lewis Hamilton crashed the car in the first part of qualifying, so the race should start last. Mercedes decided to take advantage of the situation and announced the replacement of the power plant in the car of four-time champion.By car Hamilton will change the internal combustion engine, a turbine module and the MGU-H. Since you have to violate the closed Park, to start Lewis will have to pit lane.

2017-11-11 23:24:03

Qualifying score after Brazil

In the team Williams Felipe Massa drove a qualifying score with their partner and 172. The most equal fight to Sauber, where Pascal Wehrlein is leading with a score 107.Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas 13-6Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel - Kimi Raikkonen 14-5Red Bull, Daniel Riccardo - Max Verstappen 6-13Force India, Sergio Perez - Esteban Windows 12-7Williams, Felipe Massa - lance Stroll 17-2McLaren, Fernando Alonso - Stoffel Vandorn 15-3Toro Rosso, Pierre went Out - Brendon Hartley 0-2Renault, Nico - Carlos Sainz 2-1Haas, Roman Grosjean, Kevin Magnussen 12-7Sauber, Marcus Ericsson - Pascal Wehrlein 7-10.

2017-11-11 22:04:03

Valtteri Bottas I had a very good round

Valtteri Bottas I had a very good round

In the absence of Lewis Hamilton defended the honour Mercedes Valtteri Bottas, who won the pole in Brazil.Valtteri Bottas in an interview with Sky Sports "In the course of the qualification Sebastian was very close, but in the end I managed a very good lap. Of course, it is a pity that Hamilton took off at the start of qualifying, but I'm glad I was able to defend the honor of the team.We have a great machine, but the fight against Ferrari will be very tight. Looking forward to the start of the race".

2017-11-11 21:54:03

Lance Stroll will lose at the start of the five positions

After Saturday's practice the car lance Stroll replaced the engine and transmission. Installation of the older version of the engine will not affect the starting position, but for transmission the Williams driver will receive the fine in the form of loss of five positions.In qualifying, Stroll showed the 18-th result, but is likely to start even the 17th, as Lewis Hamilton failed to show the time and the pilots Toro Rosso will receive fines for the replacement of power plants.

2017-11-11 21:44:03

Lewis Hamilton I'm human

Lewis Hamilton I'm human

For Lewis Hamilton qualification in Brazil ended in the second minute. Four-time champion went off the road and crashed his Mercedes.Lewis Hamilton "I'm fine. It all happened very quickly, but I have nothing to say. Very unfortunate departure, but challenges make life more interesting. Unusual for me, but I'm human, I make mistakes, too.In the race I will try to have fun. I was able to get on this track forward, I will try to do it again".

2017-11-11 19:14:03

Hamilton crashed the car in qualifying

Hamilton crashed the car in qualifying

The first qualification for Lewis Hamilton in the status of four-time champion ended with a broken car.Hamilton one of the first to leave the pits during the first part of qualifying in Brazil. However, on the second sector of the first fast lap Lewis made a mistake, went off the road and crashed into a protective barrier. The car received serious damage and the evacuation had to post the red flags.Lewis himself was not injured.

2017-11-11 12:34:03

Lewis Hamilton will follow up on Sebastian Vettel

Pilot Mercedes Lewis Hamilton said that will be focused on upcoming fight with Sebastian Vettel for the new title.Lewis Hamilton "Sebastian has just signed a contract with Ferrari for three years, and it was good. I will try to make his life harder. Perfection is my goal. I want to get as close to perfection. The fight with SEB will continue".

2017-11-11 09:34:04

Lewis Hamilton a good day

Lewis Hamilton a good day

Pilot Mercedes Lewis Hamilton showed the best result in practices the Grand Prix of Brazil.Lewis Hamilton "It was a good day. It was great to get out to the track and try the new speed, since this year's cars are much faster. Chase then became physically more difficult than in years past. It's just great.Today we tried a long series of circles and short. But the range here is very small, so to warm up the rubber need to go through sometimes two extra round. Overall, I was happy with everything. We are very close to another victory.

2017-11-10 15:34:06

Lewis Hamilton is ready to help to Valtteri Bottas

Lewis Hamilton is ready to help to Valtteri Bottas

Lewis Hamilton, ahead of schedule became the champion in Mexico, ready to help the partner to Mercedes, Valtteri Bottas in the fight for second place in the championship. Now Finn is inferior to Sebastian Vettel 15 points.Lewis Hamilton "I'm ready to help, but it is unlikely that the team will ask me about it. Yes, and Bottas want to achieve this result. But if the team asks for, we'll help".

2017-11-09 14:44:03

Bottas is not going to be a co-pilot at Hamilton

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas has hinted that next season he is going to fight for the title, so not going to play the role of the second pilot when the Lewis Hamilton.Before this season, Bottas moved from Williams to Mercedes. In Bahrain, Valtteri won the first pole, then was a victory in Russia. But after the summer break, the Finn's results fell, while Hamilton's improved and ahead of schedule became the champion.Valtteri Bottas in an interview with Sky Sports "In some races, but not as often as I would like I was faster than Lewis. He's very, very fast, but I still believe in myself. I'm not going to be a co-pilot. Otherwise, I'd rather be home.This year I learned a lot, but next season will be different. I just need to take into account lessons learned".

2017-11-09 10:04:03

Lewis Hamilton in the center of the scandal

World champion Lewis Hamilton was at the center of an international scandal relating to tax evasion.The documents, known as "the Paradise papers" shows that the pilot Mercedes, as well as rich companies, including Apple, Nike, and even the British Queen avoided paying taxes through a series of secret offshore transactions.British politician "We are talking about tens of billions that effectively washed away from our vital public services super-rich elite that holds a system of taxation and all of us in contempt".The lawyer representing Hamilton, insists that the claims against Lewis are illegal.

2017-11-08 10:14:06

FIA fixes the championship Cup for Hamilton

FIA fixes the championship Cup for Hamilton

As it turned out, the Cup champion who last year was awarded to Nico Rosberg, was damaged. It has a decent dent. Now the FIA will have to restore the Cup before handing it to Lewis Hamilton.Nico Rosberg "I received an official letter from the FIA, asking me what Cup. Yes, there was a dent, I apologize for that. But now it's all care of FIA. Apparently, they somehow solve this problem".

2017-11-07 12:34:04

Lewis Hamilton Max - exclusive pilot

Pilot Mercedes Lewis Hamilton believes max Verstappen as one of its main competitors.Lewis Hamilton "I think that Max is an exceptional pilot. He immediately began to perform at a high level, his race look amazing.I was looking forward to the battle with him, and it was great to see Red Bull on top of the podium. I am happy that soon will start a direct fight with this team.I hope next year they will have a better engine, and they will be in the fight - it would be great for the sport. They have a potential world champion - Max. Even now it is still damp, as a pilot, but soon he will gain experience".

2017-11-06 16:44:03

Nico Hulkenberg Brazil is a special place for racing

The pilot of Renault Niko Hulkenberg told about his attitude to the Grand Prix of Brazil, who should go this weekend.Nico Hulkenberg "It's a special place for me, one of my favorite tracks on the calendar.So Paulo is a crazy city and I love it. The food, the people - everyone is really attractive, and familiarity with the world is a unique experience.The road is just a huge story, we often put the fate of Championships. You can feel the history and emotions that rage here during each race. The track is very short, difficult and bumpy, so a good result here is incredibly difficult."In 2010, Hulkenberg, then the debutant of the Formula 1, won the pole in Brazil, driving a Williams. Two years later, Nico, then the pilot Force India, and led the race, but lost his chances for the podium after a collision with Lewis Hamilton.

2017-11-05 10:54:07

Nico Rosberg congratulates Lewis Hamilton

Nico Rosberg congratulates Lewis Hamilton

Champion of the season in 2016 Nico Rosberg congratulated his former teammate Lewis Hamilton.Nico Rosberg "Lewis, I congratulate you. A truly amazing performance this year and really deserved fourth title - very, very impressive result.I hope everyone enjoyed this season. The battle between Mercedes and Ferrari was fun, but next year they will join Red Bull.I also congratulate Mercedes, because they did a great job. They pretty much started from scratch, but continued to dominate. By the end of the season, their strength has only grown. It's very impressive".