Articles tagged with: Lewis Hamilton
Headline, Hungarian GP, Qualifying »
Rules and Regulations »
When Lewis Hamilton coasted to a stop after setting a pole clinching time I always felt he was unlikely to keep it. Still, I like many were left confused as to why he was sent to the back of the grid. In the event, he was unlikely to have gained an advantage but even if he did, it seemed harsh to discard his lap in the second part of qualifying or even his first Q3 run. However, pondering Article 6.6.2 which he was deemed to have broken something about it …
Headline, Qualifying, Spanish GP »
Williams’ Pastor Maldonado pulled out a surprise front-row qualifying run in Spain with Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso an almost equally surprising third. However, the Circuit de Catalunya had one more twist up its sleeve when the quickest man in qualifying, Lewis Hamilton pulled up shortly after the beating his rivals by almost six tenths of a second…
Bahrain, Headline, Qualifying »
After three winners from three teams in the first three races, it was Red Bull and Sebastian Vettel’s turn to step into the limelight in qualifying for the Bahrain Grand Prix. Don’t say that 2012 is predictable. A time of 1 minute 32.422s saw him edge out McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton by a tenth of a second with Mark webber a further tenth back in third. In fact, spookily the first seven were all neatly stacked up with 0.1 second gaps.
Chinese GP, Headline, Race Reaction »
What was that about tyre degradation? Mercedes defied expectations by dominating the Chinese Grand Prix and providing Rosberg junior with his first Grand Prix victory – the first for the Mercedes’ works team since Fangio dominated the 1955 season. Behind him, Sebastian Vettel slipped from second to fifth in the closing laps as Jenson Button took second and Lewis Hamilton completed the podium for the third race in a row.
Headline, Malaysian GP, Race Reaction »
In a remarkable Malaysian Grand Prix, it was the out of shape Ferrari and Fernando Alonso that came through to take the victory – but only after holding off the Sauber of Sergio Pérez. After constantly changing weather conditions mixed up the running order, the Mexican should have won as he rapidly hauled in the Ferrari in the closing laps only for a mistake to send him wide and too far back to make a second challenge…