Nico Rosberg is washed up as a title contender if many more grands prix are hit by rain.
With the home victory at Silverstone making it four wins from five races, Lewis Hamilton believes he has the impetus he needs to continue his recovery from a difficult start to the season as he attempts to secure his fourth world title.
Lewis Hamilton revelled in his moment. Arms aloft, blowing kisses to an adoring mass of fans before launching himself into their arms to crowd surf briefly at the conclusion of the British Grand Prix he clearly wanted it here, more than anywhere else, to be communal.
Lewis Hamilton became the first driver to win a hat-trick of Silverstone grands prix on Sunday when he finished 6.9 seconds ahead of his team-mate, Nico Rosberg, in the British Grand Prix.
The quintessence of motor sport – indeed the ethos of all sport – is its capacity for gladiatorial confrontation. The most extreme example, arguably, is the current fashion for mixed martial arts, which has dived opinion but developed a vast and passionate following in a relatively short time.
Nico Rosberg’s recent misfortunes continued in his buildup to Sunday’s British Grand Prix .
Lewis Hamilton has more personas than the Man of a Thousand Faces, as the old stage and film actor Lon Chaney was known. We have the rock star, the rapper, the playboy, the motorbike designer, the cosmetics salesman, the social media junkie, the fashionista and a collector of tattoos that Ray Bradbury’s Illustrated Man might envy.
Lewis Hamilton did not trash his room and he did not lie about his relationship with his team-mate, Nico Rosberg, Mercedes claimed on Wednesday.
The former world champion Damon Hill believes Mercedes would be making a major mistake if they imposed team orders on their drivers as a result of last weekend’s clash at the Austrian Grand Prix.
Red Bull driver Max Verstappen has met with FIA bosses to discuss his recent tactics and driving style.
The heat haze, an almost overwhelming sultriness that had layers of torrid air shimmering above the freshly laid asphalt at the Sepang International Circuit, was not wholly responsible for the moving picture here on Friday.
Lewis Hamilton admitted he was haunted by memories of his engine failure in Malaysia as he drove to victory in Sunday’s United States Grand Prix, beating team-mate and current championship leader Nico Rosberg into second place.
Jenson Button will become the third driver to start 300 Formula One races when he competes in the Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday and he has given the clearest indication yet he will not be seen on the grid again after this season.
Jenson Button views the Formula One title race with the wistful gaze of the non-contender. He is in 15th place with 19 points, 269 behind the leader, Nico Rosberg. He was a champion once, in 2009, and with 300 races behind him his opinion is meaningful as Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton do battle over the final races of the season, starting with Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix.
Nico Rosberg is in the best form of his life, according to Mercedes’ executive director, Toto Wolff, after taking the lead in the Formula One world championship from Lewis Hamilton at the Singapore Grand Prix.
As he prepares for his final race as a full-time F1 designer, we question whether Adrian Newey’s genius has been bad for the sport.
Mercedes have made the most of their one-two finish in Sunday's Austrian Grand Prix.
Touch, speed, aggression, all tempered by pitch-perfect judgment of the briefest moments have defined some of the greatest drivers in Formula One but the latter, perhaps more so than in any sport, must sometimes ride pillion to blind luck. Both have been key factors in determining how the world championship title fight has evolved this season and one or the other will yet be key here in Mexico.
Lewis Hamilton has conceded that beating Nico Rosberg to claim a fourth world title will be difficult given the 26-point deficit between the two Mercedes drivers with three races to go, but he insisted before Sunday’s Mexican Grand Prix that he is enjoying rising to the challenge.
Nico Rosberg has said he is “not here to please everyone” after Bernie Ecclestone claimed it would be bad for the sport should the German win Formula One’s world championship, something he can achieve this weekend at the Mexican Grand Prix.