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Mercedes unveils new car for Lewis Hamilton(Lewis Hamilton / Twitter)

Mercedes unveils car for Hamilton's record-breaking F1 bid

AP | , Brackley, England
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 11:48 PM IST
The W12 car, presented Tuesday, retains the black introduced last year as part of the team's campaign against racism and discrimination and adds a touch of its more traditional silver.
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain celebrates after wining the Formula One race in Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain.(AP)
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain celebrates after wining the Formula One race in Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain.(AP)

Speedy Sir: Lewis Hamilton knighted in year-end royal honours

London | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2020 11:11 AM IST
Hamilton, who secured his seventh F1 title last month to equal Michael Schumacher’s record, has said his recent success was partly inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement.
Germany's Mick Schumacher, son of Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher.(AP)
Germany's Mick Schumacher, son of Formula 1 legend Michael Schumacher.(AP)

Michael Schumacher son Mick to race for Haas F1 in 2021

Manama | By Reuters
UPDATED ON DEC 02, 2020 03:11 PM IST
The 21-year-old German, who has signed a multi-year agreement, is leading the Formula Two championship ahead of this weekend’s finale at Bahrain’s Sakhir circuit.
FILE PHOTO: Formula One F1 - Turkish Grand Prix - Istanbul Park, Istanbul, Turkey - November 15, 2020 Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates on the podium with a trophy after winning the race and the world championship Pool via REUTERS/Ozan Kose/File Photo(Pool via REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: Formula One F1 - Turkish Grand Prix - Istanbul Park, Istanbul, Turkey - November 15, 2020 Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates on the podium with a trophy after winning the race and the world championship Pool via REUTERS/Ozan Kose/File Photo(Pool via REUTERS)

Lewis Hamilton sees bright and diverse future for changing F1

LONDON | By Reuters
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2020 05:32 PM IST
The Mercedes racer, Formula One’s first Black driver and champion, told Reuters Television in an interview that he also looked forward to more success with a team that has dominated the past seven years.
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton gives an interview after winning the race and the world championship.(Pool via REUTERS)
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton gives an interview after winning the race and the world championship.(Pool via REUTERS)

Lewis Hamilton: Dreamer, chaser, believer

New Delhi | By Sandip Sikdar
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2020 08:18 AM IST
Hamilton, whose first title came in 2008 with McLaren, has blown open F1’s greatest of all time (GOAT) debate—earlier confined to the likes of Ayrton Senna and Schumacher.
Formula One F1 - Turkish Grand Prix - Istanbul Park, Istanbul, Turkey - November 15, 2020 Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates after winning the race and the world championship Pool via REUTERS/Clive Mason(Pool via REUTERS)
Formula One F1 - Turkish Grand Prix - Istanbul Park, Istanbul, Turkey - November 15, 2020 Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates after winning the race and the world championship Pool via REUTERS/Clive Mason(Pool via REUTERS)

Lewis Hamilton lets tears flow as he clinches record 7th F1 title

Associated Press | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2020 08:37 PM IST
Lewis Hamilton’s voice could be heard breaking as he thanked his team over the radio moments after crossing the line at the Turkish Grand Prix, while underneath the helmet the tears were starting to build up.
Formula One F1 - Turkish Grand Prix - Istanbul Park, Istanbul, Turkey - November 15, 2020 Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates on the podium with a trophy after winning the race and the world championship Pool via REUTERS/Tolga Bozoglu(Pool via REUTERS)
Formula One F1 - Turkish Grand Prix - Istanbul Park, Istanbul, Turkey - November 15, 2020 Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates on the podium with a trophy after winning the race and the world championship Pool via REUTERS/Tolga Bozoglu(Pool via REUTERS)

Hamilton’s road to his seventh title, race by race

Istanbul | By Reuters
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2020 06:12 PM IST
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, with a record 94 wins, is the most successful Formula One driver of all time. The following details his progression to the 2020 title.
Lewis Hamilton
Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton wins 7th Formula One championship to equal Michael Schumacher’s record

Istanbul | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2020 05:42 PM IST
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton matched Ferrari great Michael Schumacher’s seven titles in style lapping sole title rival and team mate Valtteri Bottas on a nightmare afternoon for the spinning Finn.
Formula 1 racer Lewis Hamilton(@LewisHamilton/Twitter)
Formula 1 racer Lewis Hamilton(@LewisHamilton/Twitter)

Lewis Hamilton set for seventh title as F1 returns to Turkey

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2020 08:07 PM IST
Hamilton, who has a record 93 race wins, will be champion again at the Istanbul Park circuit if his team mate and sole title rival Valtteri Bottas fails to score eight points more.
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates after winning the race.(REUTERS)
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates after winning the race.(REUTERS)

Hamilton: 92 down, eyes on No.7

NEW DELHI | By Sandip Sikdar
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2020 11:43 AM IST
Mercedes driver breaks Schumacher’s race-win record; on the verge of equalling most championships.
Formula One F1 - Eifel Grand Prix - Nurburgring, Nurburg, Germany - October 11, 2020 Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates after winning the race Pool(Pool via REUTERS)
Formula One F1 - Eifel Grand Prix - Nurburgring, Nurburg, Germany - October 11, 2020 Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates after winning the race Pool(Pool via REUTERS)

Hamilton wins Eifel Grand Prix, equals Schumacher’s record of 91 victories

Nürburgring, Germany | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2020 07:35 PM IST
Hamilton took the win by nearly five seconds from Verstappen, with third for Daniel Ricciardo in Renault’s first podium finish since 2011.
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates after winning the race.(Pool via REUTERS)
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates after winning the race.(Pool via REUTERS)

Hamilton chases F1 record again as Schumacher’s son debuts

Nurburg | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2020 03:15 PM IST
Hamilton was chasing a record-equaling 91st win two weeks ago in Russia before his race was ruined by penalties for breaching an obscure rule on where drivers can practice their starts before the race. His Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas took the win.
Formula One F1 - Russian Grand Prix - Sochi Autodrom, Sochi, Russia - September 26, 2020 Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates with the Pirelli Pole Position Award after qualifying in pole position.(REUTERS)
Formula One F1 - Russian Grand Prix - Sochi Autodrom, Sochi, Russia - September 26, 2020 Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates with the Pirelli Pole Position Award after qualifying in pole position.(REUTERS)

Hamilton on pole in Russia with sights on Schumacher record

Sochi | By Reuters
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2020 10:15 PM IST
Hamilton, who has a 55-point lead over Bottas in the championship, will equal Ferrari great Michael Schumacher’s all-time win record if he takes his seventh victory of the season on Sunday.
File image of Lewis HamiltonSochi, Russia(Getty Images)
File image of Lewis HamiltonSochi, Russia(Getty Images)

Hamilton aims to match Schumacher’s F1 win record in Sochi

Sochi, Russia | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2020 10:13 PM IST
Victory for Hamilton at the Sochi Olympic Park would see him draw level with Michael Schumacher on 91 career wins, more than any other driver in the 70-year history of F1.
Race winner Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain speaks during a media conference after the Formula One Grand Prix at the Spa-Francorchamps racetrack in Spa, Belgium Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020. (Lars Baron, Pool via AP)(AP)
Race winner Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain speaks during a media conference after the Formula One Grand Prix at the Spa-Francorchamps racetrack in Spa, Belgium Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020. (Lars Baron, Pool via AP)(AP)

Even Lewis Hamilton sympathises with fans over his F1 dominance

Reuters | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON AUG 31, 2020 11:27 AM IST
With yet another pole-to-flag procession in his Mercedes, even Hamilton was reminded of the days between 2000 and 2004 when he would watch Michael Schumacher dominate with Ferrari.
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton looks at his tyre after winning the race with a puncture on the final lap.(Pool via REUTERS)
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton looks at his tyre after winning the race with a puncture on the final lap.(Pool via REUTERS)

Formula 1: Softer tyres throw up a fresh challenge for Hamilton

Silverstone | By Reuters
UPDATED ON AUG 05, 2020 09:09 PM IST
Hamilton’s win after a last lap tyre failure will go down as one of his most dramatic and came after he completed more than three quarters of the race on a single set.
Formula One F1 - British Grand Prix - Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone, Britain - August 2, 2020 Race winner Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton during the press conference after the race FIA/Handout via REUTERS(REUTERS)
Formula One F1 - British Grand Prix - Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone, Britain - August 2, 2020 Race winner Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton during the press conference after the race FIA/Handout via REUTERS(REUTERS)

Hamilton credits survival instinct for three-wheeled win

Silverstone, England | By Reuters
UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2020 11:58 PM IST
Hamilton said his heart had also nearly stopped, but instinct clicked in to secure his third win in a row and 87th of his career -- four short of Michael Schumacher’s all-time record.
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton wears a face mask during the post qualifying press conference.(REUTERS)
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton wears a face mask during the post qualifying press conference.(REUTERS)

Lewis Hamilton not one for numbers but they still add up

BUDAPEST | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2020 10:03 AM IST
The numbers certainly add up for the six times world champion, whose record-extending 90th career pole at the Hungarian Grand Prix seemed to come as something of a surprise to the Mercedes driver.
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the race.(REUTERS)
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the race.(REUTERS)

Lewis Hamilton can equal Michael Schumacher’s F1 track record with 8th win

Budapest | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2020 12:22 PM IST
Given how well Hamilton drove last weekend to win the Styrian GP in Austria, few would bet against the British driver securing an eighth success at the tight and winding Hungaroring on Sunday.
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton wears a protective face mask as he celebrates winning the race on the podium.(REUTERS)
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton wears a protective face mask as he celebrates winning the race on the podium.(REUTERS)

Lewis Hamilton raises a fist after his first win of the season

SPIELBERG, Austria | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2020 09:01 AM IST
The Briton, a six-times world champion who is now six wins short of equalling Ferrari great Michael Schumacher’s all-time record of 91, has been outspoken in support of anti-racism campaigners and for equal opportunities.
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain sits on the podium after winning the Styrian Formula One Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring racetrack in Spielberg, Austria, Sunday, July 12, 2020.(AP)
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain sits on the podium after winning the Styrian Formula One Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring racetrack in Spielberg, Austria, Sunday, July 12, 2020.(AP)

Lewis Hamilton wins Styrian GP ahead of Mercedes teammate Bottas

SPIELBERG, Austria | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2020 08:42 PM IST
Lewis Hamilton’s record-extending 89th career pole on a rain-drenched track was one of his best in extreme conditions
Bernie Ecclestone during practice.(REUTERS)
Bernie Ecclestone during practice.(REUTERS)

Ecclestone says 2020 F1 championship should be cancelled

London | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2020 10:28 AM IST
The opening eight rounds of the 2020 season have been either cancelled or postponed, with doubts over a number of the other 14 races as the pandemic continues to overshadow the sporting calendar.
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates with a trophy after winning the race.(REUTERS)
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates with a trophy after winning the race.(REUTERS)

Lewis Hamilton chases Michael Schumacher as virus overshadows F1 season start

Melbourne | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAR 11, 2020 03:11 PM IST
Lewis Hamilton has been the dominant force in recent times, winning five of the last six drivers’ championships, including in 2019 when he passed legendary five-time Argentine champion Juan Manuel Fangio on the all-time list.
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates with a trophy after winning the race.(REUTERS)
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates with a trophy after winning the race.(REUTERS)

Hamilton and Mercedes is ‘obvious pairing’ says F1 team boss Wolff

London | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON FEB 10, 2020 08:01 PM IST
Hamilton will attempt to equal Michael Schumacher’s record of seven drivers’ world titles this year while Mercedes are attempting to win a seventh straight constructors’ championship.
Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherland's holds the trophy.(AP)
Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherland's holds the trophy.(AP)

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen says he can dethrone Lewis Hamilton

London | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2020 04:45 PM IST
Max Verstappen could prove to be Hamilton’s closest challenger this year, following Red Bull’s strong finish to the end of last season.
Mercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport driver Lewis Hamilton (44) of Great Britain holds up the Union Jack.(USA TODAY Sports)
Mercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport driver Lewis Hamilton (44) of Great Britain holds up the Union Jack.(USA TODAY Sports)

Lewis Hamilton wins sixth world title, closes in on Schumacher record

Austin | By AFP
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2019 11:35 PM IST
The 34-year-old Briton fought with ferocious determination to win from fifth on the grid, but was unable to resist the Finn, who started from pole and, with a two-stop strategy, had fresher tyres in the critical final laps.
Winner Mercedes' British driver Lewis Hamilton (L) celebrates with his trophy on the podium next to third placed Ferrari's Monegasque driver Charles Leclerc after the Formula One Grand Prix de France at the Circuit Paul Ricard in Le Castellet, southern France, on June 23, 2019. (Photo by Boris HORVAT / AFP)(AFP)
Winner Mercedes' British driver Lewis Hamilton (L) celebrates with his trophy on the podium next to third placed Ferrari's Monegasque driver Charles Leclerc after the Formula One Grand Prix de France at the Circuit Paul Ricard in Le Castellet, southern France, on June 23, 2019. (Photo by Boris HORVAT / AFP)(AFP)

Lewis Hamilton admits F1 show ‘needs dramatic overhaul’

Le Castellet | By AFP
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2019 06:32 PM IST
Hamilton, who admits his success feels “unreal”, said Sunday he understood if spectators, or the global broadcast audience, lost interest but urged them to blame the sport’s rules, not the drivers.
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel(REUTERS)
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel(REUTERS)

‘This is the wrong world’: Sebastian Vettel fumes at costly penalty

Montreal | By AFP
UPDATED ON JUN 10, 2019 09:29 AM IST
Championship leader Lewis Hamilton was declared the race winner after Vettel was penalised for squeezing his rival off track as he rejoined during a high-speed incident on lap 50.
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the Monaco Grand Prix after the race(REUTERS)
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the Monaco Grand Prix after the race(REUTERS)

Hamilton seeks magnificent seven for himself and Mercedes

Montreal | By AFP
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2019 12:24 PM IST
The defending five-time world champion can equal Michael Schumacher’s record total of triumphs at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve and extend his team’s record season-opening run to seven straight wins with his 78th career success.
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the race on the podium with the trophy(REUTERS)
Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the race on the podium with the trophy(REUTERS)

Lewis Hamilton wins Formula One’s 1,000th race

Shanghai | By Reuters
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2019 02:24 PM IST
Hamilton is now just 16 victories short of Michael Schumacher’s all time record tally of 91.
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