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Hamilton claims Malaysian Grand Prix

Lewis HamiltonKuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Mar. 31 - Britain's Lewis Hamilton won the Malaysian Grand Prix with a pole-to-flag victory ahead of Nico Rosberg on Sunday.

The 2008 Formula One world champion easily pulled away from his rivals on a dry track with a three-stop strategy to win the race by 17.3 seconds, his 23rd career victory and first in Malaysia at the eighth attempt, reports the Sydney Morning Herald.

Hamilton claims pole for Australian GP

Lewis-HamiltonMelbourne, March 15 : Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes Saturday claimed pole position in the Formula 1 season opening Australian Grand Prix qualifying session at Albert Park, with teammate Nico Rosberg placing third, giving Mercedes a great advantage for the race Sunday.

The qualifying session kicked off under heavy showers but Hamilton kept his composure and handled the pressure to snatch top spot, 0.317 seconds faster than Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull in the second, reports Xinhua.

However, four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull ended the second qualifying session in 13th place.

Nicole Scherzinger quits 'X Factor' to spend quality time with Lewis Hamilton

Nicole-ScherzingerLondon, Mar 9 : Nicole Scherzinger has decided to quit ' X Factor' for a year so that she could spend some quality time with her F1 ace boyfriend Lewis Hamilton.

The former Pussycat Doll singer is elated at chance to cheer 29-year-old former F1 champ at many races this season, the Mirror reported.

Another reason for her leaving the show is that she will also have time to promote her first solo album in three years as she recently signed a multimillion pound deal with Sony.

Is Nicole Scherzinger back again with Lewis Hamilton?

Nicole-ScherzingerLondon, Jan 14 : Nicole Scherzinger and Lewis Hamilton were spotted together amid rumours of reconciliation , at West Hollywood restaurant E.  Baldi.

The pair, who had split after spending almost six years together, looked relaxed in each others company in what seems to be their first public appearance together in seven months, the Daily Express reported.

The 29-year-old F1 ace led the way as they made their way into the venue from their shared vehicle, while the 35-year-old singer followed him.

Scherzinger, Hamilton meet secretly

Scherzinger, Hamilton meet secretlyLos Angeles, Oct 18 - Singer Nicole Scherzinger and Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton reportedly had a secret meeting at a hotel to discuss their relationship earlier this week.

The duo, who dated each other for over seven years, are going through a rough patch in their relationship. But now they are trying to sort out the differences.

"They were determined to keep the meeting under wraps, which is why they chose a hotel that isn't used much by celebrities," thesun. co. uk quoted a source as saying.

Nicole Scherzinger struggling to get over Lewis Hamilton

Nicole-ScherzingerLondon, October 7 : Nicole Scherzinger has revealed that she is struggling to balance her TV commitments after her break-up with racer Lewis Hamilton.

The former Pussycat Dolls star told the Daily Star that it has been a hard year for her on the personal side and as she is not a robot, she wears her heart on the sleeve.

The 35-year-old singer said that she wants to be a professional and make the show about the contestants rather than about her.

Scherzinger said that as music is a part of her life and touches her, she has been a bit emotional during the audition process.

Hamilton expects Mercedes to be more competitive in Singapore

Lewis-HamiltonSpa Francorchamps, Aug 26 : British racing driver Lewis Hamilton expects the Mercedes team to be more competitive in the Asian leg of the Formula 1 season starting in Singapore Sep 22.

German driver Sebastian Vettel took the lead from Lewis Hamilton on the opening lap of the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps Sunday and the Briton went on to finish third.

“I got everything that I could out of the car today but we just weren't as quick as Sebastian and Fernando (Alonso of Spain),” said Hamilton after the 44-lap race.

Nicole Scherzinger, Lewis Hamilton split?

Nicole-Hamilton-splitLos Angeles, July 1 : Singer Nicole Scherzinger and Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton have reportedly split due to their hectic schedules and distance.

Hamilton, 28, and Scherzinger, 35, dated on and off for five years, but they couldn't spend enough time with each other as the driver is based in Switzerland, while the singer is settled in the US.

Hamilton predicts more wins for Mercedes

Lewis-HamiltonLondon, June 1 : The 2008 Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes can win again this season but must not be distracted by the recent tyre-testing controversy.

Mercedes won in Monaco with Germany's Nico Rosberg, who also secured the team's fourth successive pole position, while Hamilton finished fourth.

The victory was Mercedes' first since China in April last year.

"I really do feel that this team is just going to continue to improve through the year," said Hamilton Friday.

Lewis Hamilton thrilled with fifth place

Lewis-HamiltonSakhir (Bahrain), April 22 : Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton was thrilled at finishing fifth in the Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix.

The 27-year-old Hamilton, in his first season for Mercedes, started ninth on the grid and weaved his way through the field before overtaking Red Bull's Mark Webber on the final lap, to take eight points from the contest Sunday.

Lotus snatched a one-two with former World champion Kimi Raikkonen and Romain Grosjean while Force India's Paul Di Resta claimed fourth. Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull won the race.

Hamilton pleased with fifth place in F1 season-opener

Lewis-HamiltonMelbourne, March 18 : Lewis Hamilton was happy with his fifth-place finish in the season-opening Australian Grand Prix, in what was his first Formula1 outing with new team Mercedes.

The 28-year-old Hamilton, who started from second row on the grid, challenged throughout the contest at Albert Park but suffered as a result of high tyre wear and was forced to take a third pit stop.

Mercedes driver Rosberg warns teammate Hamilton to watch his back

Nico-Rosberg-Lewis-HamiltonLondon, Mar 4 : Ace driver Lewis Hamilton has been warned to watch his back by his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg. British ace Hamilton has joined Mercedes on a three-year deal worth 60 million pounds after quitting McLaren at the end of last season, the Sun reports.

The 2008 world champion has linked up with Rosberg again 13 years on from when they were first teammates during their karting days.

Hamilton says ‘focus on driver’ better in Mercedes than McLaren

Lewis-HamiltonLondon, Mar 1 : In a veiled attack on his former employers, Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton has claimed that unlike McLaren, he felt more appreciated at his new employers Mercedes.

The 2008 world champion said that the focus on the driver and his performance and being ready for the job at hand is better at Mercedes than at McLaren, the Telegraph reports.

Although Hamilton said that Mercedes will have to struggle to contend for the 2013 championship, he said that he is happy with the environment and the team culture at the club, which he said is different from the intense culture of precision at McLaren.

Button’s pain is Hamilton’s gain!

jenson-buttonLondon, Feb 26 : Formula One ace Jenson Button''s title hopes were dealt a major blow as Paddy Lowe left the position of McLaren's technical director to join Mercedes.

However, Button has promised that his team would survive even without Lowe's expertise, and added that a team is successful with the combined efforts of all its members, instead of a single person, however talented he may be, the Mirror reports.

Lowe will join ex-McLaren ace Lewis Hamilton, already at Mercedes, although he will see out his contract on gardening leave before being released to Brackley for 2014, the report added. (ANI)

Hamilton shrugs off ''F1 title contender'' tag after topping time sheets in Barcelona

Lewis-HamiltonLondon, Feb 23 : Mercedes'' ace Lewis Hamilton has said he is not a Formula One title contender this season despite topping the time sheets on final day of the rain-hit Barcelona test. The 28-year-old took advantage of a dry spell to fire in a 1m 23.282s lap to stand nearly four-tenths ahead of next fastest, former McLaren teammate Jenson Button, the Daily Mirror reports.

Hamilton was quick to play down claims from perennial rivals Sebastian Vettel and Fernando Alonso that his lap times meant he would be a title contender when the action starts in earnest in Melbourne in less than a month.

Hamilton ‘unfazed’ despite crashing Mercedes car during first trial

lewis-hamiltonLondon, Feb 7 : Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has claimed he is unfazed by the crash he suffered on a disastrous first day at Mercedes in Spain, after the rear brakes of his car failed at 160 metres per hour (mph).

Adding that he had similar experiences before, Hamilton said that if the brakes had stopped working then he would have had a serious injury, but he escaped with a mere hit to his legs, the Mirror reports.

Hamilton to globe-trot with ''best buddy'' bulldog Roscoe

Lewis-HamiltonLondon, Feb 6 : Formula One racer Lewis Hamilton has revealed he wants to take his new British bulldog puppy to all 19 rounds of the F1 calendar with him.

The 2008 champion, who has plunged into life with his new team Mercedes at the start of a three-year 60 million pound deal, is extremely proud of the puppy, named Roscoe, reports the Daily Mirror.

The Mercedes F1 ace said he has wanted to own a dog since he was a child. Hamilton said Roscoe is his "new best buddy". He further said that his mother has five dogs.

Roscoe even has a passport and is going to travel around with Hamilton.

Hamilton vows to nag his way to success with new Mercedes

Lewis-HamiltonLondon, Feb 5 : Formula One racing driver Lewis Hamilton has vowed to nag his way to victory as he unveiled his new Mercedes racer in Spain on Monday.

The 28-year-old has just six days in the car to pull last year''s also-rans, who saw their boss sacked for winning just one Grand Prix, into championship challengers, reports the Daily Mirror.

Even at Monday''s event, Hamilton was furiously scribbling notes as he prepared for his first real taste on Tuesday at F1''s first pre-season test.

Hamilton said he is using every skill and experience he has to make the car faster.

Lewis Hamilton shouldn''t get ''intoxicated'' with stardom, warns Jackie Stewart

Jackie-StewartLondon, Jan 31 : Three-time world racing champion Sir Jackie Stewart has warned Lewis Hamilton not to get "intoxicated" with his stardom and passion for music if he is to propel Mercedes to the front.

Stewart believes the British Formula One racer will enjoy far greater freedom at Mercedes than he did at McLaren, who are renowned for making huge demands on their drivers for sponsor and media commitments.

Lewis Hamilton travels to chilly mountains for active break

Lewis Hamilton travels to chilly mountains for active break London, Jan 29 : Lewis Hamilton is said to be pulling out all the stops to ensure he is in excellent condition for the daunting task of turning Mercedes into frontrunners by working out in Colorado's Rocky Mountains.

The 28-year-old Formula One ace posted a set of pictures of himself on Twitter, seemingly in the midst of a mountain top hike, following a gruelling training schedule ahead of his upcoming season with Mercedes having left Mclaren, the Daily Mail reported.


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