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UK Tabloid Publishes Headline On ‘Lewis Hamilton’ Police Chase But Omits Important Detail: It’s Not The F1 Driver

A 20-year-old driver named Lewis Hamilton recently got sentenced to eight months in jail and a temporary ban from driving after a police chase in March, according to the Daily Star. He’s not the Lewis Hamilton most of us are familiar with, not that the Daily Star’s headline would’ve keyed you into that.Read more… Continue […]

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F1 Drivers More Likely To Hit Each Other If They Are Both Contenders: Study

Formula One drivers are more likely to run into each other on the race track if they’re similar in age, social status and competition results, according to a new study that looked at five decades of crashes. It’s like a big game of “I’m cooler than you are,” funded by teams with annual budgets in […]

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Mercedes F1 Boss Thinks His Drivers Need To Dislike Each Other A Little More

These darn Formula One drivers. They’re so amicable, so friendly, like wealthy, televised, car-driving neighbors or something. What happened to the aggression, the anger, the ruthless rivalries—the glory days? Mercedes boss Toto Wolff wants to know, because his drivers are getting along too well.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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F1 Wants To Improve Its Security Procedures After Multiple Armed Robbery Attempts In Brazil

Staff from the Mercedes and Sauber Formula One teams, the FIA and Pirelli were all on the wrong end of “threatening situation[s]” during the Brazilian Grand Prix weekend, causing a tire test in Brazil to get canceled and the FIA to call for an evaluation of F1’s security procedures at race tracks.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Pirelli Cancels F1 Tire Test After Multiple Robbery Attempts In Brazil

The McLaren-Honda Formula One team, in its final weeks with that terrible “H” word tacked onto the name, planned to stick around after the Brazilian Grand Prix for a Pirelli tire test during the week. But after several robbery attempts on teams in Brazil over the weekend, the test got canceled. Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Vettel Wins In Brazil, Gets Overshadowed By Hamilton Recovery To Fourth

Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel has not won a Formula One Grand Prix since July when he took the trophy in Hungary. That changed today in Brazil when he slid down the inside of polesitter Valtteri Bottas lap one turn one, and kept the pace to fend off all attacks for the remaining laps. Ultimately his gap […]

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Paradise Papers Reveal F1’s Lewis Hamilton Dodged Millions In Taxes On His Private Jet: Report

Four-time Formula One World Champion Lewis Hamilton is one of the richest people in racing, but that doesn’t mean he wont try to cut a deal where he can. Discoveries through the recent “Paradise Papers” leaks reveal Hamilton avoided millions in taxes in the European Union for his private jet.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Two F1 Fans Eating It On Live TV Was The Defining Crash Of The Mexican Grand Prix

When Lewis Hamilton clinched his fourth Formula One world drivers’ championship in Mexico, he did all the usual things: hold up the British flag, say thanks to his team over his in-car radio, and rip a few sweet donuts. Then as Lewis ran through the crowd, two fans in particular had a very bad time. […]

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Two F1 Fans Eating It On Live TV Was The Defining Crash Of The Mexican Grand Prix

When Lewis Hamilton clinched his fourth Formula One world drivers’ championship in Mexico, he did all the usual things: hold up the British flag, say thanks to his team over his in-car radio, and rip a few sweet donuts. Then as Lewis ran through the crowd, two fans in particular had a very bad time. […]

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Two F1 Fans Eating It On Live TV Was The Defining Crash Of The Mexican Grand Prix

When Lewis Hamilton clinched his fourth Formula One world drivers’ championship in Mexico, he did all the usual things: hold up the British flag, say thanks to his team over his in-car radio, and rip a few sweet donuts. Then as Lewis ran through the crowd, two fans in particular had a very bad time. […]

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Lewis Hamilton Is An F1 World Champion For The Fourth Time

Lewis Hamilton finished ninth place today at the Mexican Grand Prix in Mexico City after his tire was punctured by Sebastian Vettel’s Ferrari. Vettel tried his best to come from behind after the crash, but it wasn’t enough, ultimately handing Lewis Hamilton his fourth World Drivers’ Championship.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Lewis Hamilton Wins The U.S. Grand Prix But Doesn’t Clinch The F1 Championship

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton dominantly won the United States Grand Prix at Circuit of The Americas on Sunday, but Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel clawed his way back up to second in the finishing order to keep Hamilton from clinching the Formula One World Drivers’ Championship. More on this as we have it. Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Lewis Hamilton Wins Pole Position In Austin By Smashing Two Insane Records

Six Formula One drivers ran faster qualifying laps than the new F1 lap record set by Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton earlier today at Circuit of the Americas, but it was Lewis Hamilton again who claimed pole position. Hamilton’s new lap record is an astonishingly fast 1:33.108, obliterating last year’s record of…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Lewis Hamilton Broke His Own New Track Record In Third Austin F1 Practice Session

Gusty winds couldn’t keep Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton from breaking his own track record, which he set just yesterday. Hamilton’s 1:34.478 lap is the new F1 track record around Circuit of the Americas, proving once again that Hamilton’s still the F1 Lap King of COTA. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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It’s Only Free Practice 2 And Lewis Hamilton Just Set A New Track Record In Austin

The sun peeked out this afternoon just long enough to let the 2017 Formula One cars show their true speed on a dry track during Free Practice 2. Early in the session, Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton smashed the F1 track lap record with a ridiculously quick 1:34.668 lap time. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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F1’s Hamilton Doesn’t Want The ‘BS Surrounding The Topic’ Of Kneeling During The Anthem To Drag Him Down

Three-time Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton told the press that he doesn’t have any plans to kneel during the anthem in protest of the oppression of black Americans, as many football players are doing this year. He also refuses to let the controversy surrounding the topic keep him from winning a fourth world…Read more… […]

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