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

2017-06-22 11:14:04

Lewis Hamilton may leave Formula 1 at the end of season 2017

Lewis Hamilton may leave Formula 1 at the end of season 2017

Pilot Mercedes Lewis Hamilton does not rule out the possibility of withdrawal from the championship at the end of the year.Lewis Hamilton "My fate is in my hands. I may decide to stay at the end of this year. Does this mean that my legacy is less great than it would be if I stayed in five years Who knowsI don't like to plan for this moment, because I don't know what will happen in the moment, I don't know what you're going to do next. Yes, it is an exceptionally favorable period for struggle in the championship. Much easier to fight with the other team. When the competition within the team, then the tension increases with every passing moment. It should not be.Now, when we fight with the other team, the fight it gives me more pleasure".

2017-06-20 12:14:08

Nico Rosberg said Toto Wolff

Nico Rosberg said Toto Wolff

Recently the head of Mercedes Toto Wolff said that Nico Rosberg was the basis of the problems in the relationship with Lewis Hamilton. The German, who in last season's champion, sees things differently.Nico Rosberg "I know that Toto really thinks about me, so I don't care what the English press writes. Last Tuesday we gathered together 600000 Euro for blind children at a charity event.From time to time I read what you write on the Internet, but this Chapter is closed for me. It's funny because all these squabbles do not concern me more. I won the battle. I hope that one day we will be together on all this to laugh".

2017-06-14 12:14:03

Lewis Hamilton Bottas Rosberg is much better

Lewis Hamilton Bottas Rosberg is much better

Pilot Mercedes Lewis Hamilton said that his relationship with new team mate Valtteri Bottas just fine.Lewis Hamilton "Yeah, with Valtteri it's different. Bottas supports me is professional, very professional, we are now as a team, we are more United than ever. But when it's Vice versa, I will help and support him."Head of Mercedes Toto Wolff "You just need to see how they interact on the podium. It does not like Lewis and Nico".

2017-06-14 10:04:03

Niki Lauda 25 races is too

Non-Executive Director of Mercedes Niki Lauda believes that the increase in the number of races in Formula 1 is too much. With three-time world champion agrees Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton.The new owners of Formula 1 Liberty Media has already increased the number of races in the season of 2018 to 21 and now want to expand the calendar to 25 races in the near future.Lewis Hamilton "Alonso has already talked about this, and I agree with him. He's right, the increase in races will not be good for the championship."Niki Lauda "race 21 is the maximum. More nonsense, as Formula 1 will turn into world Cup skiing where races too much and the calendar is overloaded".

2017-06-13 11:44:06

McLaren Vandorn - not Hamilton

McLaren Vandorn - not Hamilton

The management of McLaren Stoffele of Vandorn encourages faster to adapt to their new life in Formula 1.Race Director McLaren Eric bulge "In the Junior series machine is the same for all, so you adapt to it, and your style of flying does not change. But in Formula 1 always be new details that completely change the behavior of the machine.The current situation with Honda is not helping us, but the main problem lies in the fact that Stoffel - not Lewis Hamilton. He's good, but he's not a star.Yes, prior to his debut in 2007, Hamilton has played a lot of tests and Vandorn didn't do it. But Verstappen held so many tests".

2017-06-13 11:44:04

Sebastian Vettel In Baku played

Sebastian Vettel In Baku played

The Ferrari pilot Sebastian Vettel said that his team is preparing to strike back at Mercedes in Baku.Sebastian Vettel "Mercedes is Now resting on its laurels, but in Baku, a lot can change. I am quite calm, and we definitely can achieve a better result in the upcoming race".Recall that the separation of Sebastian Vettel from Lewis Hamilton after the race in Canada is 12 points.

2017-06-13 10:54:04

Lewis Hamilton My problem with Alonso was a personal matter

Lewis Hamilton My problem with Alonso was a personal matter

Pilot Mercedes Lewis Hamilton admitted that his conflict with Fernando Alonso in the McLaren ten years ago, it was a personal matter.Lewis Hamilton "the Possible transfer of Alonso to Mercedes for not only me, but hundreds of people working in the team. My relationship with Fernando was poisonous, and then he poisoned the entire team.So Yes, it was a personal problem. There are people with whom you communicate, and there are others with whom you are not able to coexist.If you put two world Champions in one team, each team will try our best, and none of them will concede a turn. Will be too much friction.Formula 1 is a show and very few pilots can achieve incredible success. There is Alonso, Vettel, I. So I hope that McLaren will be able to solve all their problems".

2017-06-13 09:44:04

Niki Lauda Hamilton has all chances to become the champion

Non-Executive Director of Mercedes Niki Lauda sure that Lewis Hamilton has every chance to succeed this season.Niki Lauda "I said that Lewis will only help the gathering in the race, but it was slightly exaggerated. The championship this year long. I hope the confrontation Hamilton-Vettel will be tight until the last race.Sebastian was just unlucky in Montreal, but Lewis and so dominated from the start and our car was just the best.We returned from Monaco at the factory and worked so hard that we were able to increase the gap from Ferrari to Montreal".After seven stages of the Hamilton is inferior to Vettel 12 points. In the constructors ' championship, Mercedes is ahead of Ferrari by 8 points.

2017-06-11 23:54:05

Lewis Hamilton I'm just happy

Lewis Hamilton I'm just happy

Lewis Hamilton for the sixth time won the race in Canada. Thanks to this result, the Briton managed to close the gap on League leaders to 12 points.Lewis Hamilton "I am very happy. Thanks to these stands, they were incredible. Every year you are giving an incredible atmosphere. Your reaction to the overtaking was just crazy.Here was my first pole, it was my first victory. Thank you to my entire team for the great work that they have done in the factory, in the pits, on the pit wall. We all worked together for this victory. The last race was very difficult, but today we were able to return, earning so important points and regaining the lead in the championship".

2017-06-11 22:54:03

Chronicle of the race Grand Prix of Canada

Chronicle of the race Grand Prix of Canada

204820 - Today from pole position for the sixth time in Canada, will start Lewis Hamilton.204910 - number of pole positions, Hamilton has caught up with his idol, Ayrton Senna.204943 - we Can say that it is the route of Lewis. It is five times started from pole position and have won five. It was here that he won his first race.205001 - Next to him will start the championship leader Sebastian Vettel.205105 - Before the start.

2017-06-10 22:44:04

Lewis Hamilton had a helmet of Ayrton Senna

Lewis Hamilton had a helmet of Ayrton Senna

Pilot Mercedes Lewis Hamilton won the qualification Grand Prix of Canada, equalling the record of Ayrton Senna's number of starts in the first place. The Senna family in honor of this event gave the British a real helmet three-time champion.Lewis Hamilton "Thank you for the support of the crowd. Thank you all for this, every year you give good emotions. This year, Montreal succumbed to me. I was getting faster every year, and now I've climbed this route. I drove the perfect lap is just incredible. I passed the first sector, which helped me to achieve this result .The team worked hard to prepare the car for this session, the result makes us very happy.Thank the Senna family for this incredible gift. It means a lot to me. I can't find the words".

2017-06-10 22:14:02

Qualifying score after seven stages

After seven qualifications in three teams, there is complete dominance of one of the pilots.Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas 4-3Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel - Kimi Raikkonen 6-1Red Bull, Daniel Riccardo - Max Verstappen 3-4Force India, Sergio Perez - Esteban Windows 6-1Williams, Felipe Massa - lance Stroll 7-0McLaren, Fernando Alonso - Stoffel Vandorn 6-0Toro Rosso, Daniil Kvyat is Carlos Sainz 3-4Renault, Nico - Jolyon Palmer 7-0Haas, Roman Grosjean - Kevin Magnussen 4-3Sauber, Marcus Ericsson - Pascal Wehrlein 1-4.

2017-06-10 07:44:05

Lewis Hamilton Our car looks competitive

Lewis Hamilton Our car looks competitive

The results of Friday and the pilot Mercedes Lewis Hamilton was in second position. The leader of the day, the British lost two tenths of a second.Lewis Hamilton "the First day went well. Yes, the pilots Ferrari is fast, but results in the leading group are quite dense. We lose a little bit, but will do everything to win in qualifying.After a difficult weekend in Monaco it is important that our car looks competitive".

2017-06-08 09:24:03

Lewis Hamilton I intend to hunt in Montreal

Lewis Hamilton I intend to hunt in Montreal

Pilot Mercedes Lewis Hamilton said that in Canada, he and his team are going to show a good result.Lewis Hamilton "last year, Montreal was a great place for hunting, and this weekend I'm once again ready to compete for leadership.The Ferrari seems to works well on all types of tracks. The next 14 races will be very, very difficult. They have perhaps the strongest car this year. Scuderia car looks like our car last year, working fine on all tracks."The track in Canada, one of the most successful for the Hamilton. Here he won his first victory in 2007, and then four more times rose on the top step of the podium. Plus five pole positions.

2017-06-05 00:04:04

Lewis Hamilton we Have a problem only with Ul

Lewis Hamilton we Have a problem only with Ul

Pilot Mercedes Lewis Hamilton admitted that his team has problems with the tires Ul.Lewis Hamilton "We don't really understand the reasons of problems with tires. Moreover, the composition of the Ul. This is something we need to work the entire week before the race in Canada.There are so many things to learn before you understand how to make the car faster. Is the brake balance, the balance of the car, chassis tuning and other aspects that affect the operation of the tire".

2017-05-31 12:24:02

Lewis Hamilton In Monaco a lot of things just didn't work out

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton says that his team did everything possible to win in Monaco.Lewis Hamilton "Sometimes you have to accept that the loss can come. We cannot think that everything will be fine. We can't afford to be on the top. The main thing now is to fix all of their problems and move forward.This does not mean that we were in Monaco unprepared. We have just not got much. Many things were a surprise to the engineers. Sometimes, something correcting, we have made it even worse.It is strange that we can't get both cars to work in the same framework. The team is going to regroup and get back in the fight".In Monaco Lewis Hamilton started 13th and finished 7th. the Second pilot of the Mercedes of Valtteri Bottas started the 3rd, but finished only 4th.

2017-05-29 11:04:03

Lewis Hamilton I'm very happy with my 7-m result

Lewis Hamilton I'm very happy with my 7-m result

Pilot Mercedes Lewis Hamilton after starting from the 13th position and finished in Monaco only 7. Lewis Hamilton "I'm very, very happy that I could win, finishing seventh. Our strategists said that in tenth place was the maximum possible, so it is nice to kill these indicators. To get six points was really important, especially after the start from the middle of the peloton.To overtake today was impossible, I tried everything to pass Sainz, but I couldn't. I'm just grateful that was the seventh. We are confident that the fight for the title is not over. In Canada, we will reply a good result."In Canada, Hamilton to win five of the nine races.

2017-05-28 17:04:03

Chronicle of the race Grand Prix Monaco

Chronicle of the race Grand Prix Monaco

144654 - Today from pole position for the first time since 2008 will start Kimi Raikkonen.144722 - Beside him - his partner in the Ferrari and the championship leader Sebastian Vettel.144748 - the Main rival of Vettel in the fight for the title - Lewis Hamilton - will take at the start only 13-th position.144836 - But the other Mercedes, running Valtteri Bottas will start 3rd 144900 - Over the last 20 years in Monaco won only pilots, which started with the first three positions.144916 - In 11 cases were won by the pilot, starting from pole position.145155 - Fourth starting position from max Verstappen. The Dutchman twice started in Monaco and twice went off the track.145212 - the Fifth position from last year's winner of the pole position Daniel Riccardo.145259 - Before the start.

2017-05-28 14:04:02

Martin Brundle Ferrari ask Raikkonen to miss Vettel

The ex-pilot of Formula 1, and now a television commentator Martin Brundle is sure that in Monaco the Ferrari team will use team tactics.Martin Brundle "Hamilton far behind. Sure, in this situation, Ferrari will not want to lose seven points just because of the fact that Raikkonen would be ahead of Vettel.I think if Kimi will be able to take the lead in the race, then towards the end it will ask to skip ahead of Sebastian".Recall, Raikkonen and Vettel will start from the first and second positions respectively, while Lewis Hamilton is at the start only 13-th position. In the championship Vettel ahead of Mercedes driver on 6 points.

2017-05-27 18:24:05

Qualifying score after six stages

After six qualifications in three teams, there is complete dominance of one of the pilots.Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas 3-3Ferrari, Sebastian Vettel - Kimi Raikkonen 5-1Red Bull, Daniel Riccardo - Max Verstappen 3-3Force India, Sergio Perez - Esteban Windows 5-1Williams, Felipe Massa - lance Stroll 6-0McLaren, Jenson button - Stoffel Vandorn 1-0Toro Rosso, Daniil Kvyat is Carlos Sainz 2-4Renault, Nico - Jolyon Palmer 6-0Haas, Roman Grosjean - Kevin Magnussen 3-3Sauber, Marcus Ericsson - Pascal Wehrlein 0-4.

2017-05-27 16:54:06

Lewis Hamilton I don't know what to say

Lewis Hamilton I don't know what to say

Pilot Mercedes Lewis Hamilton in qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix showed only 14-th result. To achieve greater prevented their own mistakes and the accident of Stoffele of Vandorn.Lewis Hamilton "I don't know what to tell the team. Now I'm not sure in your car and do not know what led to the halt. The car just kept track. Seriously, I don't know what happened the tires or the settings - I don't know.Yellow flags prevented me, but without them I would not be able to fight for a good position. Well that Bottas has dealt with the problems and managed to show good speed".

2017-05-25 19:14:04

Mercedes made a mistake with the settings

On the first day in Monaco the two Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas were on the 8-th and 10-th positions, respectively. Mercedes technical Director James Allison admitted that the team made a mistake with the settings.James Allison "the First practice was a success. The second practice became difficult. Obviously, when working with the settings we went in the wrong direction.Tomorrow will be a day to fix it. We're being positive, because the first experience has shown that we are able to show good speed".

2017-05-25 17:24:05

Lewis Hamilton had problems with tires

Lewis Hamilton had problems with tires

In the first practice of the Monaco Grand Prix Lewis Hamilton showed the best time. The second practice Mercedes driver fell back to eighth position, losing the leader of the championship of 1.2 seconds.Lewis Hamilton "the First practice was successful, and the second had problems with the tires. We just weren't able to make it work as it should.Until Saturday we have to deal with this problem. Well, there is an extra day to work with the machine".

2017-05-25 17:24:03

Sebastian Vettel I don't know what happened to Mercedes

The Ferrari pilot Sebastian Vettel showed the best time on the first day of the Monaco Grand Prix. However, his main rival Lewis Hamilton of the Mercedes team ended up only eighth.Sebastian Vettel "In the second practice, our work started with a slight delay, but the day still turned out to be productive. Don't know what happened with Mercedes. I'm sure Saturday they will seriously add. We are waiting for a close contest, participants of which will become the pilots of Red Bull".

2017-05-25 11:54:02

Hamilton is preparing to catch up with the achievements of Ayrton Senna

Pilot Mercedes Lewis Hamilton in Monaco can equal Ayrton Senna earned pole positions.Recall that Senna over ten years of career has made 65 starts in the first place.Lewis Hamilton "I grew up at the races Senna, I carefully watched him, watched the video. Every time I came home and watched the race Ayrton, I saw how he fights with the pilots, especially in Monaco. Every year I before the start of the Monaco Grand Prix watching him race in the Principality.I'm close to his record for pole positions. I used to think this is an unattainable number, but now I'm close to it. But if I don't get the pole position, don't be upset because I'm among the best.I don't feel pressure. If not now, then later this year I will achieve first place in qualifying".

2017-05-25 11:24:05

Sebastian Vettel We can win all five races of the season

Sebastian Vettel We can win all five races of the season

The Ferrari pilot Sebastian Vettel is confident that he could win all the races this season.Sebastian Vettel "I Think that in all five races, we could finish first. We could achieve this, but did not. Sometimes you find yourself on a better side, sometimes not. But I think we have a long season, so all we need is to continue to fight and attack at the limit.We have a fast machine, there is a good package of upgrades, so we don't worry about it. I think we got the points which were earned. To achieve more you need to work more."Vettel has won two of five races, and in the other finished second. Sebastian now leads the championship, ahead of Lewis Hamilton by 6 points.

2017-05-25 11:24:04

Lewis Hamilton New car difficult to fly

Lewis Hamilton New car difficult to fly

Pilot Mercedes Lewis Hamilton admitted that the new car is very difficult to keep on track.Lewis Hamilton "I really like that modern machines are difficult to fly. It's like when you are watching a cowboy trying to tame a bull or a horse. There is the same feeling when you sit in this car. From this moment begins the real challenge.In the past I have had machines that were beautiful and easy to manage. Before and the settings were more simple.I like this challenge, it really puts me and my engineers to the brink of the possible".

2017-05-23 12:04:02

Lewis Hamilton In Monaco, it is important psychologically to gather

Lewis Hamilton In Monaco, it is important psychologically to gather

Two-time winner of the Monaco Grand Prix Lewis Hamilton believes that in the narrow streets of the Principality you need to brace yourself not to be nervous.Lewis Hamilton "This is a route that requires pilots to maximum concentration and good nerves. You have to be quick and precise in their actions.I stand there for a long time. I spend a lot of time at the factory with the engineers to understand the past of the race. Just last night I was driving on the highway in his car and imagined the trajectory. It's hard, but it helps to get used to the ring.This weekend the new machines wider and faster than last year's, fighting them will be harder. Find the limit - it will be a real challenge. I'm sure this weekend pilots will often encounter barriers.The most important thing in Monaco is to learn to walk before you start Jogging. You need to step up the pace to the final qualification to be ready to leap".

2017-05-21 13:34:03

Lewis Hamilton it is Important to be stable

Lewis Hamilton it is Important to be stable

Pilot Mercedes Lewis Hamilton believes that stability will decide the outcome of the title this year.Lewis Hamilton "In my opinion, it is about stability. You can be the first in a single race, but to come second in the next. For me it is a question of adopting that form of struggle that is emerging at the moment.Now it is important to be as stable and consistent. Not so important, if I'm in the lead after the next race. It will be important in the lead after the last race. This is a very long and complicated thought process, that's what gives me the moral hardness. Of course I want to win in Monaco, but not the important points, and a real victory.Actually, from race to race pilots are learning how to reboot reset. Everyone uses their own techniques. Over time you perfect this art. Now I am very glad that you are still involved in the fight for the title. The fight is still very tight".After five races Hamilton concedes Sebastian Vettel 6 points.