London, July 23 - British Formula One racer Lewis Hamilton has started talks with his current team Mercedes for a bumper new three-year deal which is speculated to be worth close to 70 million pounds.
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff revealed that the two sides are already in discussion even though Hamilton's current contract, which began in 2013, still has 18 months to run.
Hockenheim, Germany: Lewis Hamilton clocked the fastest lap in Friday afternoon`s second free practice session for this weekend`s German Grand Prix, the Briton outpacing Mercedes team-mate and championship leader Nico Rosberg.
On a scorching hot day at the Hockenheim circuit, with air temperatures touching 34 degrees Celsius and the track temperature reaching 58 degrees, the Mercedes men were again in a class of their own as they continued their battle for this year`s drivers` world championship.
London, June 25 : Nicole Scherzinger and Lewis Hamilton packed their bags for Venice and New York to celebrate their 6th anniversary.
The 29-year-old F1 champ, who had been with singer, 35, in an on/off relationship since 2007, took to Twitter to share their lovable vacation snaps in the Italian city and The Hamptons, writing "better late than never", the Mirror reported.
The racer also posted a collage of photos taken from their time in New York , and the pair, who had gotten back together this March post splitting up in July 2013, seemed really happy in the pictures.
Monaco, May 26 - Nico Rosberg beat Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton in a tense fight for victory in the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday.
The race, according to the BBC, started off as a slow-burner, but came alive in the closing laps with Ricciardo challenging Hamilton, and a series of dramatic incidents led to constant changes for the lower points positions.
Sydney, May 25 : Mercedes ace Lewis Hamilton has reportedly indicated that he may take revenge on his teammate Nico Rosberg 'Senna-style' in the Monaco Grand Prix finale on Sunday.
This may be payback for the German's controversial pole-claiming performance in qualifying on Saturday, which came under considerable investigation before Rosberg was cleared of any wrongdoing in a move that clearly incensed the Briton.
Barcelona (Spain), May 12 - Lewis Hamilton took the world championship lead from Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg after a closely fought victory in the Spanish Grand Prix on Sunday.
Hamilton leads Rosberg by three points after his fourth win in a row, reports the BBC.
Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo ended up third and his team-mate Sebastian Vettel fourth.
Hamilton converted his pole position into a lead at the first corner and built a 2.6-second lead over Rosberg by lap 13.
Kuala 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.
Melbourne, 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.
London, 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.
London, 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.
Los 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.
Their secret plan failed when Hamilton's car broke down on their way back and mechanics were called. That is how everyone got to know about their meeting.
London, 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.
Spa 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.
Los 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.
London, 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.
Sakhir (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.
Melbourne, 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.
London, 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.
London, 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.
London, 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)
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