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Hamilton is BBC's 'Personality of 2014'

2014-12-15 12:59

F1 driver Lewis Hamilton has beaten the bookies' odds and taken the BBC's Sport Personality of the Year award from under the peaked cap of Irish golfer Rory McIlroy.

F1 bosses snub Nico in 'best driver' poll

2014-12-15 08:04

Mercedes Nico Rosberg was second in the 2014 F1 Drivers' championship but a poll of team principals rated him only fifth in a post-season 'best driver' poll.

Hamilton wants to stay '44' for ever

2014-11-25 09:57

2014 Formula 1 Drivers' champion Lewis Hamilton wants to retain his personal race number '44' from 2015 instead of switching, as he is entitled to, to 1.

Hamilton leaves the partying for later

2014-11-24 14:38

Previous multi-championship Formula 1 drivers - think Graham Hill, James Hunt - might have done it differently, says ALAN BALDWIN, but the latest one had a quiet night...

Hamilton hails 'greatest day of my life'

2014-11-24 08:27

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton has declared November 23 2014 "the greatest day of my life" after ending a thrilling season with a win at Yas Marina and a second F1 Drivers' title.

Mercedes: Rosberg will bounce back

2014-11-23 21:51

Mercedes Formula 1 team chief Toto Wolff forecasts that Nico Rosberg will bounce back stronger in 2015 from his 'desert duel' defeat by Lewis Hamilton in Sunday's title-showdown Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Hamilton wins title in style

2014-11-23 16:50

Lewis Hamilton has won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and with it, his second Formula One world drivers championship.

Nico edges out Lewis for Yas pole

2014-11-22 16:53

Nico Rosberg survived intense pressure and nervous errors to claim a vital pole for the title-deciding Abu Dhabi F1 GP, edging out his Mercedes team mate and arch-rival Lewis Hamilton.

Hamilton ready to 'stand and deliver'

2014-11-22 12:28

Lewis Hamilton's closest friends and family are elsewhere for the most important weekend of his life but he has the words of Martin Luther King very much in mind.

Abu Dhabi 2014: Lewis tops 2nd practice

2014-11-21 18:08

Formula 1 championship leader Lewis Hamilton is determined to take the 2014 title as he claimed an advantage over team mate Nico Rosberg with the fastest time during second practice for the Abu Dhabi GP.

Pressure? No pressure! says Hamilton

2014-11-21 08:01

'Pressure? I don't particularly feel any,' says Lewis Hamilton ahead of his title-deciding duel in the desert with team mate Nico Rosberg. It's just like 15 years earlier...

Abu Dhabi: All the points permutations

2014-11-18 09:31

The 2014 F1 title will be decided at the Abu Dhabi GP finale. With double points on offer for the first time in F1, what does this mean for Mercedes' dominant Hamilton and Rosberg?

Merc braced for F1 title showdown

2014-11-11 09:25

Will the 2014 F1 season finale in Abu Dhabi prove to be the biggest challenge yet for dominant Mercedes? Team boss Toto Wolff speaks on overcoming technical woes...

Hamilton ready to feel the love in Brazil

2014-11-07 09:08

Lewis Hamilton, a huge boyhood fan of the late F1 legend Ayrton Senna, can expect fans at the 2014 Brazilian GP at Interlagos to root for him - including some of Senna's family.

Rosberg missing aggro for 2014 'combat'?

2014-11-06 10:30

'He hasn't yet proved he has the necessary hardness for combat.' That's ex-F1 driver David Coulthard's take on Mercedes' Nico Rosberg's battle with team mate Lewis Hamilton.

Lewis 'drives it like he owns it' in US

2014-11-03 08:05

'Once I got past Nico Rosberg it was really just about controlling it,' commented F1's Lewis Hamilton after earning his 10th race of the 2014 season - the US Grand Prix.

Austin GP: Hamilton dominates in Texas

2014-11-01 18:47

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton continued to dominate in Texas, setting the pace during all three practice sessions ahead of the 2014 US grand prix.

Hamilton stays on top in Austin practice

2014-10-31 23:28

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton continued to set the pace during both the first and second practice sessions ahead of the 2014 US Grand Prix.

Hamilton aims for Big Ten in Texas

2014-10-30 07:40

Lewis Hamilton could become the first British driver to win 10 races in a season if he comes home first in the 2014 US GP in Austin, Texas, on Sunday.

Bianchi crash: Drivers want safer wet tyres

2014-10-17 09:38

Top F1 drivers are calling on Prirelli to improve its wet-weather tyres following Jules Bianchi's horror crash at the 2014 Japanese GP.

Unleashed at last: Merc's Nico and Lewis

2014-10-14 11:26

Mercedes will allow its title-chasing drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg to "race the way they want to race" in the upcoming final three races of the season. Just now...

Sochi GP: Nico has only himself to blame

2014-10-13 08:56

Nico Rosberg had only himself to blame for a first-lap error at the 2014 Russian GP that allowed Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton to grab a fourth win in a row. Rosberg was second.

F1 drivers back speed limit proposals

2014-10-12 07:43

Formula 1 drivers have backed proposals to introduce a 'virtual pace car' or automatic speed limiter that would force the entire field to slow when yellow warning flags are waved.

Lewis pips Nico to pole in Russia

2014-10-11 15:18

Championship leader Lewis Hamilton put Mercedes on pole for the inaugural Russian Formula 1 Grand Prix on Saturday with team mate Nico Rosberg second. Will Hamilton win his fourth race in a row?

Hamilton aware of risky business

2014-10-11 13:44

Lewis Hamilton is all too aware of the risks of racing, even without the cloud cast over F1 by Jules Bianchi's accident.

 

Hamilton wins BBC award

2014-12-15 10:02

F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton won the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award, beating golf star Rory McIlroy into second place.

Ricciardo itching to be back at wheel

2014-12-11 11:48

Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo is wild to get back on track for the first race of the 2015 Formula 1 GP to redeem himself after disqualification from the podium's top spot in 2014.

Lewis vows: 'I'll be even faster in '15'

2014-11-25 08:06

Mercedes Nico Rosberg might fight harder in 2015 to redeem his fight against his team mate Lewis Hamilton, but the new double champion vows to race even faster to defend his crown.

Wolff: New deal with Lewis on the cards

2014-11-24 09:53

Lewis Hamilton can bet his seat is secure with Mercedes beyond 2015 after winning a second Drivers' title along with the 2014 Abu Dhabi GP on Sunday.

Hamilton family spring surprise on champ

2014-11-23 22:24

Lewis Hamilton had assured everybody in his family would not be with him on the biggest weekend of his Formula 1 career - but they thought otherwise.

Hamilton takes second F1 title in style

2014-11-23 17:46

Lewis Hamilton joined the elite ranks of double Formula 1 champions on Sunday after a nerve-racking drive to victory in the season-ending Abu Dhabi GP.

Abu Dhabi: How the race was won

2014-11-23 16:44

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton gave his all on Sunday to take home his second Formula 1 Driver's trophy after leadijng the 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix from the start.

Rosberg turns the tables on Hamilton

2014-11-22 14:00

Formula 1 championship rival Nico Rosberg has turned the tables on his Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton with the fastest lap in Saturday's final practice for the title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, but the satisfaction was limited.

Hamilton to stand and deliver

2014-11-22 11:40

Lewis Hamilton is focused at the job at hand at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix as he is poised to win his second world championship.

Abu Dhabi: Lewis fastest in 1st practice

2014-11-21 14:01

Championship leader Lewis Hamilton has set the pace with the fastest time in Friday's first practice for Formula 1's Abu Dhabi title decider.

F1's top title showdowns since 1950

2014-11-18 09:31

Sunday's Abu Dhabi 2014 F1 GP season finale will be unique in many ways. ALAN BALDWIN recalls the Top 10 of 27 last-race showdowns since Formula 1 started in 1950.

Desert duel: The road to the 2014 F1 title

2014-11-18 09:31

Mercedes team mates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg will face off in Abu Dhabi to decide to the 2014 title. We look back on their season-long battle!

Bernie: Hamilton would be better champion

2014-11-10 08:50

The 2014 F1 battle with Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton and team mate Nico Rosberg will be decided in Abu Dhabi later in November. Bernie Ecclestone has already picked his champion...

Double points? 'Fantastic,' scoffs Nico

2014-11-07 09:08

"I do (like it) now. It's really a fantastic idea," joked Nico Rosberg when asked about F1's double-points finale. When he led the championship however, he sang a very different tune...

Lewis for title but pointsX2 haunts F1

2014-11-03 21:29

Hamilton doesn't need another win to take the 2014 F1 Drivers' title - but the threat of double points for arch-rival and team mate Nico Rosberg if he does still hangs over him.

Rosberg breaks Lewis' qualifying streak

2014-11-01 21:27

Nico Rosberg put Mercedes on pole position for the 2014 US Grand Prix with championship leading team mate Lewis Hamilton qualifying second.

Hamilton defends '44' tattoo

2014-10-31 23:55

Lewis Hamilton loves his tattoos and has defended having '44', the number on his Mercedes car, inked behind his right ear.

Lewis: Last-race title loss 'would suck'

2014-10-31 08:17

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, 17 points clear in the 2014 F1 Drivers' championship, reckons that if the last-race 'double-points' rule costs him the title, "it would suck".

Rosberg appoints himself 'title hunter'

2014-10-23 08:59

Mercedes' Driver's title rival Nico Rosberg says it's each man for himself, referring to team mate Lewis Hamilton, now that the Constructors' championship is in the bag. The race is on!

Bonuses all round for Mercedes F1 team

2014-10-15 10:13

Bonus time! Every member of the Mercedes Formula 1 team is about to get a hefty increase to their bank balance for helping win the 2014 F1 Constructors' championship.

Hamilton: 'Jules is always on my mind'

2014-10-13 09:08

Mercedes had much to celebrate on Sunday after the inaugural Russian formula 1 GP but winner Lewis Hamilton made sure he never lost sight of the bigger picture...

Sochi: Lewis cruises, Merc's first title

2014-10-12 17:29

Mercedes celebrated its first Constructors' title during the inaugural Russian Grand Prix when Lewis Hamilton took an easy win at the Sochi circuit.

New F1 track brings some joy to drivers

2014-10-11 18:53

Six days after suffering the shock of Jules Bianchi's life-threatening accident in Japan, Formula 1's drivers welcomed the high-speed challenge of the new Sochi Autodrom, venue for this weekend's inaugural Russian Grand Prix.

Hamilton puts Mercedes on pole

2014-10-11 15:02

Lewis Hamilton put his Mercedes on pole position for the Russian GP, with team-mate Nico Rosberg second.

Hamilton fastest in Russian 3rd practice

2014-10-11 12:26

Mercedes' Formula 1 championship leader Lewis Hamilton set the fastest lap during the third practice session of the Russian GP on Saturday.

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