December 18 2014 Latest news:

FORMULA 1 racer Lewis Hamilton will take a five-place grid penalty in Sunday’s 2012 Chinese Grand Prix.

To send a link to this page to a friend, you must be logged in.

The 27-year-old Vodafone McLaren Mercedes F1 driver from Hertfordshire needs a new gearbox for this weekend’s race in Shanghai.

As a result of his five-place grid drop, bookmakers William Hill have pushed him out to 4/1 from 2/1 to win the race, while McLaren teammate Jenson Button is the new 2/1 favourite (from 3/1) and Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel 7/2.

Hamilton is still the 11/10 favourite to qualify fastest around the Shanghai International Circuit with Button 7/2 and Vettel 6/1.

Herts-born Hamilton won the Chinese Grand Prix last year.

The 2012 Chinese GP starts at 8am BST on Sunday.

Gordon Hill AKA the Wealdstone Raider

Internet viral sensation the ‘Wealdstone Raider’ could be heading to Hatfield.

Cuffley Post Office [Picture: Google]

Balaclava-clad raiders burst into a village Post Office and held up staff with a gun.

Yesterday, 21:01
Emma Smyth from Potters Bar receives an Interflora bouquet from Mark Wright during the ITV Surprise Surprise advertising break [Picture: John Garon]

Strictly Come Dancing finalist and radio presenter Mark Wright surprised a Potters Bar woman with an Interflora bouquet for her outstanding work within the community.

Yesterday, 16:40
St Albans Abbey

Six carol services in just one day, plus the unique sight of a metre-high, hand-knitted Nativity scene await festive visitors at St Albans Cathedral on Saturday, December 20.

0 comments

Most read stories

E-edition

Related links

More sport