Latest Lewis Hamilton News

AUTO RACING: Auto Racing Glance

Nov. 6, 2019 10:12 AM EST

all times Eastern () — NASCAR CUP SERIES BLUEGREEN VACATIONS 500 Site: Avondale, Arizona. Schedule: Friday, practice, 4:05 & 7 p.m. (NBCSN); Saturday, qualifying, 2 p.m. (NBCSN); Sunday, race, 2:30 p.m., NBC. Track: ISM Raceway (oval, 1 mile). Race distance: 312 miles, 312 laps. Last year: Kyle Busch...

Hamilton closing in on Schumacher's 7 F1 titles

Nov. 4, 2019 3:08 AM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — One by one, Lewis Hamilton has passed the great drivers of Formula One. Except one. And now Hamilton is quickly approaching the legacy of the great Michael Schumacher. His chances of catching him, once thought to be impossible, now look very, very good. Hamilton won his sixth career F1...

Bottas' best win and best season lost in Hamilton's shadow

Nov. 3, 2019 6:31 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — From uncertainty about his future, to his best year in Formula One, Mercedes's other driver, Valtteri Bottas, has been through plenty of ups and downs in 2019. Even one of the best races of his career will be swallowed up as a footnote in history. Bottas started from pole position,...

Hamilton clinches F1 championship No. 6 at US Grand Prix

Nov. 3, 2019 5:45 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lewis Hamilton could have settled in for a nice Sunday drive to win the Formula One championship. There was no chance he was going to do that. Not with history at his fingertips. Hamilton wrapped up his sixth career F1 championship with a second-place finish at the U.S. Grand Prix, a...

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton wins 6th Formula One world title at US Grand Prix

Nov. 3, 2019 3:49 PM EST
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton wins 6th Formula One world title at US Grand Prix.

Hamilton to start 5th at US Grand Prix as he chases F1 title

Nov. 2, 2019 8:31 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lewis Hamilton's race start at the U.S. Grand Prix will be far from ideal. His position in the season championship is still just fine. The Mercedes driver will start a distant fifth Sunday after a disappointing qualifying where teammate Valtteri Bottas grabbed the pole position with a...

F1: Hamilton fastest in 2nd practice at US Grand Prix

Nov. 1, 2019 8:18 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Cold and bumpy in the morning, fast in the afternoon. Lewis Hamilton set the early pace for the U.S. Grand Prix, punching in the fastest time of Friday's afternoon practice session ahead of Ferrari's Charles Leclerc and Red Bull's Max Verstappen. A distant eighth in the morning...

Patriots QB Tom Brady impressed with Hamilton's F1 career

Nov. 1, 2019 5:45 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady is really impressed by his neighbor's driving. That would be Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton. Speaking to reporters Frida, the New England Patriots quarterback said Friday he has followed Hamilton's pursuit of a sixth career F1 championship, which Hamilton can clinch...

F1: Verstappen calls Hamilton jabs disrespectful

Oct. 31, 2019 5:42 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Max Verstappen is happy to take all the space Lewis Hamilton will give him — in his head. Verstappen fired back Thursday at the Mercedes driver's verbal jabs after the Mexican Grand Prix. He said Hamilton's suggestion to give the Red Bull driver as much space as possible to...

F1 unveils news rules for 2021 to improve competition

Oct. 31, 2019 5:31 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Closer racing and smaller budgets. Formula One hopes it has found the formula to close the gap between teams fighting for championships and the cars bringing up the rear of the grid to create better and more compelling racing. Series officials unveiled their long-awaited rules for 2021...