Lewis Hamilton

  • Lewis Hamilton introduces the Mercedes-AMG Project One at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

    Lewis Hamilton isn't only a top racing driver, he's also an avid car nut and quite particular about what cars he adds to his collection. It's no surprise then that he's keen on having Mercedes-AMG, whose F1 team he drives for, build special versions of the upcoming One hypercar with his own personal touches. “I want to do a special LH Edition,” Hamilton told Top Gear magazine in an interview published Monday. “I’ve already spoken to them about it, and they’re considering it; it doesn’t make sense not to do it, considering we’ve won the world...

  • Mercedes-AMG's Lewis Hamilton at the 2018 Formula 1 Mexican Grand Prix
    Mercedes-AMG's Lewis Hamilton secures fifth Formula 1 title

    Mercedes-AMG's Lewis Hamilton secured the 2018 Formula 1 World Championship title on Sunday at the Mexican Grand Prix. It's the fifth time the Briton has taken the crown of motorsport's top echelon, meaning he's now in a rarefied league of drivers with five or more titles. The others are Juan...

  • Lewis Hamilton introduces the Mercedes-AMG Project One at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show
    Lewis Hamilton invests in cars, thinks his Pagani Zonda handles terribly

    Wine, art, jewelry, and other items aren't on Lewis Hamilton's investment agenda. Instead, Mercedes-AMG's well-decorated Formula 1 driver prefers to invest in what he knows best: cars. He told The Sunday Times in a recent interview about his car collecting habits and shared his thoughts on a...

  • Mercedes-AMG’s Lewis Hamilton at the 2017 Formula 1 Mexican Grand Prix
    Lewis Hamilton signs for 2 more years at Mercedes-AMG F1 team

    Mercedes-AMG hot shoe, Lewis Hamilton, will stick around for another two years. Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport announced on Thursday that Hamilton's contract will extend through the 2020 Formula One season. With the extension, Hamilton could be in the hunt to match Michael Schumacher's seven...

  • Lewis Hamilton's Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta on the back of a tow truck in Los Angles, California
    Lewis Hamilton spotted in LA with new Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta

    It turns out Mercedes-AMG Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton is one of the 210 people in possession of a Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta. He was spotted last week driving around Los Angeles in the white car and one of the stops he made was at the popular Nobu restaurant in Malibu, where this video was taken...

  • Lewis Hamilton and Gigi Hadid go for a drive in a Mercedes-AMG GT
    Gigi Hadid scares Lewis Hamilton in the AMG GT, then roles are reversed

    Gigi Hadid is a Los Angeles-born supermodel. She's a champion of the catwalk. Lewis Hamilton is a British-born race car driver. He's a four-time Formula One world champion. You'd think it would be Hamilton, then, that would offer to give Hadid a ride in a Mercedes-AMG GT, but in this video from the...

  • Mercedes-AMG’s Lewis Hamilton at the 2017 Formula 1 Mexican Grand Prix

    Mercedes-AMG’s Lewis Hamilton was crowned the 2017 Formula 1 world champion on Sunday after what turned out to be quite a dramatic Mexican Grand Prix. It is Hamilton’s fourth title, making him the most successful British driver in F1 history. He also joins an elite group of five drivers to have won four or more titles. The others are Juan Manuel Fangio (5), Alain Prost (4), Michael Schumacher (7) and Sebastian Vettel (4). “To be honest, this fourth world title is not even registering right now,” Hamilton said after the race. “There is all this energy from the...

  • Justin Bieber poses with Lewis Hamilton’s LaFerrari - Image via Justin Bieber Instagram
    Justin Bieber gets ride in Lewis Hamilton's LaFerrari

    Last March, Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff confirmed that star driver Lewis Hamilton, the current Formula 1 world champion, had purchased a Ferrari LaFerrari. We’ve seen Hamilton post photos of a number of his cars on social media, though—likely due to contractual...

  • Mercedes AMG's Lewis Hamilton at the 2015 Formula One United States Grand Prix
    Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton Secures Third F1 Title After U.S. GP Win

    Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton secured his third Formula One World Drivers’ Championship after winning yesterday’s United States Grand Prix at Austin’s Circuit of the Americas and boosting his points tally to an unbeatable 327. The race turned out to be quite the spectacle...

  • Lewis Hamilton drives a Koenigsegg Agera S in the 2015 Gumball 3000 rally
    Lewis Hamilton Joins Gumball 3000 Rally In A Koenigsegg Agera S: Video

    Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton, after a tumultuous weekend in Monaco where he had to give up an almost certain win due to an error by his Mercedes AMG team, headed to California to let off some steam by taking part in the final leg of the 2015 Gumball 3000 rally. But Hamilton wasn’t in his...

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    2015 Formula One Monaco Grand Prix Preview

    The Formula One Monaco Grand Prix is right up there with the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the Indianapolis 500 as one motorsport’s top events, and despite its beautiful location and party atmosphere it’s actually one of the toughest races on the calendar. The race lines are so close to the...

  • Lewis Hamilton and his original 1966 Shelby Cobra 427
    Lewis Hamilton To Take Part In 2015 Gumball 3000 Rally

    Despite entering its 17th year, the Gumball 3000 rally—it’s more of a road trip than rally and doesn’t involve any actual racing—remains as popular as ever, with this year’s assortment of celebrities and well-heeled car fans taking part now including reigning Formula...

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    He may drive for Mercedes, but reigning Formula One World Champion Lewis Hamilton has just bought the flagship model of rival team Ferrari. Yes, we’re talking about the limited edition LaFerrari. DON'T MISS: Angry Supercar Hater Throws Rocks At Lamborghini Aventador: Video The information was revealed by Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff during an interview with Germany’s Sport Bild, where the Austrian exec was asked about any contact between Hamilton and the Italian marque. "Sure, Lewis has had contact with Ferrari," Wolff said. "He has just bought a LaFerrari." ALSO SEE: Vaughn...

  • Mercedes AMG at the 2014 Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
    Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton Named 2014 Formula One World Champion

    Mercedes AMG’s Lewis Hamilton has been named the 2014 Formula One World Champion, after the Briton won yesterday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in spectacular style. He’s now the first Mercedes driver to claim the title since Juan Manuel Fangio all the way back in 1955. His teammate Nico...

  • Sir Stirling Moss and Lewis Hamilton discuss their race cars
    Sir Stirling Moss & Lewis Hamilton Talk About F1 Past & Present: Video

    It's not every day you see an F1 legend like Sir Stirling Moss with his old Silver Arrow racer trackside. It's even rarer to have Lewis Hamilton and his W04 Silver Arrow join the party. Fortunately, the event was captured on video. While it's not exactly a deep dive into the technological...

  • Lewis Hamilton drives Top Gear's Suzuki Liana
    Hamilton Smashes Vettel's 'Top Gear' Lap Time: Video

    In 2007, F1 star Lewis Hamilton drove what can only be described as a “remarkable” lap around the Top Gear test track at Dunsfold Aerodrome. In wet conditions, with oil from a broken gearbox coating Gambon corner, Hamilton cranked out a lap of 1:44.7 behind the wheel of a Suzuki Liana...

  • Lewis Hamilton tests the 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA Class
    Lewis Hamilton Drives The CLA On His First Day At Mercedes: Video

    We recently took a look at Sergio Perez’s first day at McLaren. Now we have a video of the man he replaced, Lewis Hamilton, on his first day at his new team, Mercedes AMG Petronas F1. Rather than visit the team’s headquarters in Brackley, England, Hamilton touched down at...

  • Tony Stewart welcomes Lewis Hamilton to Texas
    Tony Stewart Welcomes Lewis Hamilton To The U.S. Grand Prix: Video

    Tony Stewart and Lewis Hamilton don’t have a lot in common, aside from being sponsored by Mobil 1 synthetic motor oil. Stewart drives for Stewart-Haas Racing in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, while Hamilton races for McLaren Mercedes (this year, anyway) in Formula One, which are entirely...

  • Sergio Perez - Sauber F1 Team photo

    It’s official. A major shakeup will be occurring in the world of Formula One in 2013, with McLaren announcing today that Sergio Perez will replace its championship winning driver Lewis Hamilton from next year onwards. Lewis Hamilton, meanwhile, will start racing with Mercedes-AMG where he’ll replace the aging Michael Schumacher. The confirmation ends months of speculation of the driver switch, and perhaps goes some way towards explaining recent tensions in the McLaren camp. Rising star Perez, who is just 22, currently drives for Sauber. It’s not clear yet who will replace...

  • Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button star in Tooned
    New Cartoon Stars Lewis Hamilton And Jenson Button: Video

    Formula One drivers have a reputation for being cold and calculating, and the media has long wished that many were more animated. As the saying goes, be careful what you wish for. McLaren Animation, part of the giant family of McLaren companies, has partnered with Oscar-winning animation studio...

  • Lewis Hamilton shows his karting ability at Eastern Creek, near Melbourne, Australia
    Lewis Hamilton Returns To His Karting Roots: Video

    Former F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton began his racing career the same way that many of today’s stars did: by racing go-karts. Starting at age eight, Hamilton quickly showed his prowess behind the wheel, and at age 10 told McLaren team boss Ron Dennis, “I want to race for you one...

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    McLaren Silences Hamilton Over Sutil Verdict

    Two days ago, former Force India F1 pilot Adrian Sutil was convicted of “grievous bodily harm” by a German court in regards to his assault on financier Eric Lux. The fallout from the verdict, it appears, is far from over. McLaren Mercedes star Lewis Hamilton was expected to appear at...

  • Lewis Hamilton after winning the 2011 Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
    Hamilton Takes Victory At Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

    Lewis Hamilton has taken his third win of the season, with success coming for the McLaren driver at the 2011 Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. This marks Hamilton’s 17th win of his short career, having previously won in China and Germany this year. Sadly, for pole-sitter and current world...

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    Hamilton Blown Away By Alonso’s Latest Comments

    McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton has admitted he was “blown away” by the latest comments made by his former team-mate and current Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso. During this weekend’s 2011 Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Alonso stated to the media that he believes Hamilton is the...

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