Lewis Hamilton Has New Fight on His Hands With Sebastian Vettel

The last few years, the only real challenger to Lewis Hamilton in Formula One competition has been his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg. The duo were by far the class of the field. But, when Rosberg decided to retire following his championship in 2016, mixed with a new car for the 2017 season, the gap between Hamilton and the rest of the teams has shortened. In fact, Hamilton has a new fight on his hands, and it’s not a Mercedes teammate. Hamilton, picked up his ninth straight podium finish last weekend…

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Lewis Hamilton Facing “Must-Win” Situation in United States Grand Prix This Weekend

You don’t hear the term “must-win” in racing much, as that lingo is thrown around a lot weekly in stick and ball sports. But, for Lewis Hamilton, this weekend’s race at the Circuit of the Americas is a “must-win” situation for the Mercedes driver. The reason is Hamilton trails his teammate Nico Rosberg by 33 points, as the fate of winning this year’s championship is no longer in his hands. Hamilton, can literally win the remaining four races of the 2016 Formula 1 schedule, beginning with this weekend’s United States Grand Prix…

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Lewis Hamilton Needs to Get Back On This Weekend in Japan

This season has been a weird one for the entire Mercedes team. First, it was Nico Rosberg dominating as he had four straight victories to start the 2016 Formula 1 season off, and seven straight dating back to the last three races of 2015. But, he had that reign though end with just one podium in his next four races after. In fact, he went eight races and had only one win in that time frame. But, his teammate Lewis Hamilton then started getting hot as he had two second place finishes and a…

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Lewis Hamilton Earns Formula 1 Pole in Malaysia

No one was going to get in Lewis Hamilton’s way of the pole for Sunday’s Malaysian Grand Prix, as the Mercedes drive turned a lap of 1:32.850-seconds in his No. 44 entry on Saturday en route to the top starting spot tomorrow. Hamilton, is trying to get back in the championship lead after seeing his teammate Nico Rosberg reach the top step of the podium the last three races. Rosberg, will start second in his No. 6 Mercedes as the German turned a lap of 1:33.264-seconds.

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Rosberg Wins Italian Grand Prix

Due to Lewis Hamilton’s bad luck in the last two race weekends, Nico Rosberg has benefitted the most. Hamilton, had to serve a grid penalty in Belgium last weekend which saw him start last in the field. He would finish third, but Rosberg capitalized as he earned the pole and won the race. This weekend in Italy, Hamilton started on the pole, but he had a terrible start and fell two sixth by the first lap. Rosberg, was there to pounce on his mistake again and took his seventh Formula…

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Lewis Hamilton Dominates German Grand Prix En Route to Dominating Win

The 2016 Formula One championship is now Lewis Hamilton’s to lose. The Mercedes driver looked like he would be a prime candidate for a second place finish this weekend as his teammate Nico Rosberg was quickest in both practice sessions on Friday then won the pole for today’s German Grand Prix. It looked like the race would be Rosberg’s to lose while Hamilton would likely come in second as he was second on the speed charts in all three sessions. But, two costly mistakes by Rosberg on Sunday handed Hamilton…

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Rosberg Leads Hamilton In Both Formula 1 Practices in Germany

Nico Rosberg appeared to find his groove back on Friday afternoon in German, as the Mercedes and home country driver led his teammate Lewis Hamilton in both Formula 1 practice sessions from the Hockenheim circuit today. Rosberg, bested Hamilton in the first session with a top lap of 1:15.517-seconds in his No. 6 Mercedes, then he backed that up with another strong showing in the second and final session of the day with a lap of 1:15.614-seconds. It is exactly what Rosberg needed to give him confidence that he can…

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