Latest Formula 1 News

Lewis Hamilton celebrates at the 2015 Chinese Grand Prix [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton won the 2015 Chinese Grand Prix from pole position in Shanghai to extend his lead in the drivers’ standings.

Lewis Hamilton took pole position in qualifying for the 2015 Chinese Grand Prix [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton claimed pole position in qualifying for the 2015 Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai.

Lewis Hamilton driving around the Shanghai International Circuit in 2015 Chinese Grand Prix practice [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton battles for pole position in qualifying for the 2015 Chinese Grand Prix on Saturday having gone fastest in the first two practice sessions in Shanghai.

Lewis Hamilton on track ahead of the 2015 Chinese Grand Prix [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton topped the practice timesheets in Shanghai ahead of Saturday’s 2015 Chinese Grand Prix qualifying session.

Lewis Hamilton on the podium after his second place in the 2015 Malaysian Grand Prix [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton heads to Shanghai this week looking to win the Chinese Grand Prix for the second year running.

Lewis Hamilton driving around the Sepang International Circuit ahead of the 2015 Malaysian Grand Prix [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton was beaten in the 2015 Malaysian Grand Prix as Sebastian Vettel took the chequered flag for Ferrari at Sepang.

Lewis Hamilton grabbed pole position in qualifying for the 2015 Malaysian Grand Prix [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton claimed pole position in qualifying for the 2015 Malaysian Grand Prix in a dramatic session in Sepang today (Saturday).

Lewis Hamilton on track during practice for the 2015 Malaysian Grand Prix [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton goes in qualifying for the 2015 Malaysian Grand Prix looking to make it back-to-back pole positions this season.

Lewis Hamilton sat out first practice for the 2015 Malaysian Grand Prix [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton topped the 2015 Malaysian Grand Prix practice timesheets – despite failing to set a time in first practice.

Lewis Hamilton on the podium with Nico Rosberg after winning the 2015 Australian Grand Prix [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton is targeting victory in Sunday’s 2015 Malaysian Grand Prix at the Sepang International Circuit near Kuala Lumpur.

Lewis Hamilton on the podium with Arnold Schwarzenegger after winning the 2015 Australian Grand Prix [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton cruised to victory in the season-opening 2015 Australian Grand Prix from pole position in Melbourne.

Lewis Hamilton on track ahead of the 2015 Australian Grand Prix [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Formula One star Lewis Hamilton will start the defence of his world title from pole position in the season-opening 2015 Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne.

F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton in practice for the 2015 Australian Grand Prix

Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton grabbed pole position in qualifying for the 2015 Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne.

F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton in Melbourne for the 2015 Australian Grand Prix

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton bids for pole position in qualifying for the season-opening 2015 Australian Grand Prix at Melbourne today (Saturday).

F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton in practice for the 2015 Australian Grand Prix

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton was second fastest in today’s two free practice sessions ahead of the season-opening 2015 Australian Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton driving in the second Barcelona pre-season test [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton was fastest on the penultimate day of pre-season testing in Spain.

Lewis Hamilton driving in Spain [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton was back on track in Barcelona today (Thursday) after presenting an award to Taylor Swift at last night’s BRITs.

Lewis Hamilton driving in Spain [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton was third fastest on the penultimate day of the second winter test of 2015 at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in Spain.

Lewis Hamilton driving the new Mercedes F1 W06 at Jerez in Spain [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton was third fastest on the final day of the opening test of the 2015 season at Jerez in Spain.

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton behind the wheel of the Mercedes F1 W06 on the second day of the first winter test at Jerez in Spain [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton was only fourth fastest on day two of the opening winter test in Spain.

F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton with the Mercedes F1 W06 Hybrid

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton is relishing the challenge of defending his title during the forthcoming 2015 season.

Nico Rosberg and F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton with the Mercedes F1 W06 Hybrid

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton and Silver Arrows colleague Nico Rosberg took the covers off the 2015 Mercedes F1 W06 Hybrid at the car’s official launch in Spain this morning (Sunday).

The new Mercedes Formula One car

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton’s 2015 Mercedes car, the F1 W06 Hybrid, will be officially unveiled in Spain today (Sunday).

The new Mercedes Formula One F1 W06 Hybrid car

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has completed his first laps in the new Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 W06 Hybrid car.

Lewis Hamilton climbs onto his Mercedes to celebrate winning the 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton’s 2015 Mercedes challenger, the F1 W06 Hybrid, will be unveiled next month in Spain.

SPOTY 2014 winner Lewis Hamilton [Picture: BBC / Keiron McCarron]

Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton overtook favourite Rory McIlroy to win the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2014.

Lewis Hamilton at the 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Golfer Rory McIlroy is in pole position to win the 2014 BBC Sports Personality of the Year, with Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton currently second in the betting stakes.

Lewis Hamilton after winning the 2014 F1 World Drivers' Championship in Abu Dhabi [Picture: Mercedes-Benz]

Fast-finishing Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton is closing the gap on favourite Rory McIlroy in the betting stakes ahead of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2014 on Sunday night.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Welwyn Hatfield Times e-edition today E-edition