Bernie Ecclestone Rooting for Lewis Hamilton to Win Championship Calling Him “Best Champion Ever”

As we head to Mexico, there’s only three races to go in the Formula 1 season. Currently, Nico Rosberg leads his Mercedes teammate of Lewis Hamilton by 26 points, and can actually clinch the title this weekend. But, Bernie Ecclestone is back at it with his comments, saying that he’s in a lack or a better word “rooting” for Hamilton to come back and win this year’s championship. Ecclestone told a group British reporters (Hamilton is from England) at last weekend’s U.S. Grand Prix in Austin, Texas that he hopes Hamilton wins a…

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Hamilton/Rosberg Lead Formula 1 Practices on Friday for U.S. Grand Prix

The Formula One drivers are back in the United States this weekend, as they will run the U.S. Grand Prix on Sunday in Texas. On Friday, the drivers took to the Circuit of the Americas road course just south of Austin for two practice sessions in preparation for this weekend’s race. In the opening session, Lewis Hamilton led the way as he turned a lap of 1:37.428-seconds in his No. 44 Mercedes this morning. Despite Hamilton winning three of the four trips to COTA, seeing him on top of the speed…

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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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Daniel Ricciardo Earns Victory in Malaysia for 1-2 Red Bull Finish

Mercedes’ failures was Red Bull Racing’s gain on Sunday, as Lewis Hamilton blew an engine near the midway mark and Nico Rosberg was involved in an early race fracas with Kimi Raikkonen allowing both Red Bull cars to capitalize and earn a 1-2 finish in the Malaysia Grand Prix. Daniel Ricciardo won his first race in over two years as the emotional driver dedicated his victory to Jules Bianchi. Ricciardo, inherited the lead when his teammate Max Verstappen pitted and Hamilton had his fiery misfortune. But, he will take the…

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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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