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Formula One 2012: McLarenupdated: Mon Jul 09 2012 04:37:00

British team McLaren are the third most successful team in Formula One history, with their total of eight constructors' championships only bettered by Williams and Ferrari.

Home hope Hamilton tops rain-soaked British GP practiceupdated: Fri Jul 06 2012 13:13:00

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton set the pace in Friday practice ahead of his home British Grand Prix, on a day which saw heavy rain batter the Silverstone track.

Hamilton wins in Canada to move top of drivers' standingsupdated: Sun Jun 10 2012 16:39:00

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton won the Canadian Grand Prix to record his first victory of the Formula One season and move top of the drivers' standings.

Hamilton claims pole from McLaren teammate Button in Malaysiaupdated: Sat Mar 24 2012 07:10:00

Lewis Hamilton extended McLaren's early season dominance by claiming pole for the Malaysian Grand Prix Saturday.

Champion Vettel sets new record in Brazilupdated: Sat Nov 26 2011 13:04:00

Sebastian Vettel is poised to end the Formula One season as he started it after setting a new record in qualifying for Sunday's Brazilian Grand Prix.

Hamilton sets early pace in F1 season-ending race in Brazilupdated: Fri Nov 25 2011 16:27:00

Lewis Hamilton set the pace in Friday's practice for the Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos as he bids for back-to-back wins.

McLaren boss: Hamilton underestimated teammate Buttonupdated: Thu Nov 17 2011 13:52:00

McLaren boss Martin Whitmarsh has risked a further clash with Lewis Hamilton by suggesting the Formula One driver is guilty of underestimating his teammate Jenson Button.

Hamilton: Button success not impacting my formupdated: Thu Nov 10 2011 17:47:00

McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton has scotched claims by his own team principal that teammate Jenson Button's success this Formula One season has impacted on his own performances.

Hamilton hit with India grid penaltyupdated: Fri Oct 28 2011 08:13:00

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton has been hit with a three-place grid penalty for ignoring a safety flag in Friday practice ahead of Sunday's inaugural Indian Grand Prix.

Hamilton claims Korean pole ahead of Vettelupdated: Sun Oct 16 2011 07:05:00

Britain's Lewis Hamilton claimed pole position for the Korean Grand Prix Saturday with a dominant qualifying performance in his McLaren.

McLaren '100 per cent' behind Hamiltonupdated: Wed Oct 12 2011 11:57:00

McLaren have given Lewis Hamilton their complete backing after a season which has seen the British driver struggle to match the pace of his Formula One rivals.

Hamilton apologizes for Spa crashupdated: Mon Aug 29 2011 07:42:00

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton has apologized for causing a collision with Japanese driver Kamui Kobayashi which ended the Briton's involvement in Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix.

McLaren's Hamilton 'can't wait' for restartupdated: Thu Aug 04 2011 13:35:00

Formula One's mid-season break may have only just begun, but McLaren's Lewis Hamilton says he "can't wait" for the competition to resume in Belgium later this month.

Vettel back on pole again as he edges Hamilton in Hungaryupdated: Sat Jul 30 2011 18:29:00

Championship leader Sebastian Vettel claimed pole position for Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix as he edged out McLaren's Lewis Hamilton in final qualifying at the Hungaroring.

Hamilton on form again in Hungaryupdated: Fri Jul 29 2011 12:54:00

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton continued the form which brought him victory in Germany last weekend as he set the fastest time in Friday practice ahead of Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix.

Hamilton: I can still be world championupdated: Mon Jul 25 2011 12:01:00

McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton believes he is back in the fight for the 2011 Formula One world championship after claiming a much-needed victory at Sunday's German Grand Prix.

Hamilton predicts 'best British GP ever'updated: Mon Jul 04 2011 09:49:00

McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton has predicted the 2011 British Grand Prix at Silverstone could be the most exciting in history.

Hamilton aims to restore his F1 title hopes in Valenciaupdated: Sat Jun 18 2011 16:22:00

Lewis Hamilton is hoping to make it third time lucky when the Formula One roadshow returns to Europe next weekend.

Hamilton apologizes for post-race Monaco outburstupdated: Tue May 31 2011 17:17:00

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton apologized Tuesday for his angry outburst against fellow drivers Felipe Massa and Pastor Maldonado after the Monaco Grand Prix.

Hamilton accuses Toro Rosso pair of blocking him at Spanish GPupdated: Fri May 27 2011 13:15:00

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton has accused Toro Rosso's drivers of holding him up at the Spanish Grand Prix to profit their sister team Red Bull.

Hamilton targets more Turkish delightupdated: Tue May 03 2011 05:50:00

Lewis Hamilton hopes McLaren can continue to challenge Red Bull's dominance when the Formula One circuit returns to action in Turkey on May 6-8.

Vettel still on top despite Hamilton's Shanghai successupdated: Sun Apr 17 2011 10:40:00

Lewis Hamilton won his first grand prix since August 2010 in China to move into second place in the Formula One drivers' championship, but reigning champion Sebastian Vettel still holds a 21-point lead over the Briton.

Hamilton: Championship will take shape in Malaysiaupdated: Fri Apr 01 2011 12:02:00

McLaren star Lewis Hamilton said Friday the Formula One world championship battle will begin to take shape after the second round in Malaysia.

Vettel claims pole for F1 title decider in Abu Dhabiupdated: Mon Nov 15 2010 07:18:00

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel claimed pole position for Sunday's title-deciding Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, pipping championship rival Lewis Hamilton in his McLaren.

First blood to Hamilton in Abu Dhabiupdated: Fri Nov 12 2010 12:07:00

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton scored an early boost over his three Formula One world-championship rivals on Friday as he set the fastest time in practice ahead of Sunday's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Hamilton: Pressure on for 'perfect' finishupdated: Fri Nov 05 2010 14:34:00

McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton has told CNN Sport's Alex Thomas that he needs a "perfect" final two races if he is to have any chance of capturing the 2010 Formula One world championship.

Hamilton confident of season finishupdated: Fri Nov 05 2010 14:34:00

McLaren-Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton tells CNN that he is looking forward to the last races in Brazil and Abu Dhabi.

Washout delays final qualifying in Japanupdated: Sat Oct 09 2010 10:23:00

Torrential rain in the Suzuka area saw final qualifying for the Japanese Grand Prix abandoned on Saturday.

Hamilton storms to victory in Belgiumupdated: Sun Aug 29 2010 18:19:00

Lewis Hamilton stormed back to the top of the Formula One drivers' championship with an impressive victory at the Belgian Grand Prix.

Hamilton fined for Australian high jinksupdated: Tue Aug 24 2010 14:37:00

Former Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has been handed a fine of 500 Australian dollars (approximately 350 euros) after being found guilty of driving offences prior to March's Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne.

F1: Standings after British Grand Prixupdated: Mon Jul 12 2010 10:35:00

Lewis Hamilton extended his Formula One drivers' championship lead after finishing second behind Red Bull's Mark Webber at the British Grand Prix.

Hamilton leads McLaren to Canada 1-2updated: Sun Jun 13 2010 15:02:00

Lewis Hamilton led McLaren to a one-two finish at the Canadian Grand Prix to claim the lead in the Formula One world championship.

Hamilton secures pole at Canadian Grand Prixupdated: Sat Jun 12 2010 16:05:00

Lewis Hamilton produced a scintillating drive to secure pole position for Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal -- the first of the season for the 2008 world champion and his McLaren team.

Hamilton quickest in Chinese GP practiceupdated: Fri Apr 16 2010 11:22:00

Former world champion Lewis Hamilton tops the timesheets after Friday's practice session for this weekend's Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai.

Hamilton dominant in Malaysia practiceupdated: Fri Apr 02 2010 09:13:00

McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton was in dominant form in Friday's practice sessions for Sunday's Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang -- heading both the morning and afternoon timesheets.

Virgin enlarges fuel tank in bid to finish racesupdated: Fri Mar 26 2010 13:53:00

Formula One debutants Virgin Racing have been granted permission to increase the size of their fuel tank after finding out that it is too small to get to the end of some races.

F1: End of season driver standingsupdated: Sun Nov 01 2009 11:01:00

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel took advantage of Lewis Hamilton's early retirement to win the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix ahead of his team-mate Mark Webber.

Hot Hamilton scorches to Abu Dhabi poleupdated: Sat Oct 31 2009 11:59:00

Last year's world champion Lewis Hamilton has claimed pole position for Sunday's inaugural Abu Dhabi Grand Prix while his successor as Formula One's top driver, Jenson Button, qualified fifth.

Hamilton cruises to victory in Singaporeupdated: Mon Sep 28 2009 06:34:00

Lewis Hamilton led from start to finish to win the Singapore Grand Prix at the Marina Bay Street Circuit Sunday. It was the Briton's second win of the season and the eleventh of his career.

F1: Driver standings after 14 roundsupdated: Sun Sep 27 2009 11:44:00

Lewis Hamilton led from start to finish to win the Singapore Grand Prix at the Marina Bay Street Circuit. It was the Briton's second win of the season and the eleventh of his career.

Hamilton edges Sutil to snatch pole at Monzaupdated: Sat Sep 12 2009 11:49:00

Lewis Hamilton gave McLaren Mercedes pole position in the Italian Grand Prix at Monza with a dramatic late lap to beat Force India's Adrian Sutil by just two-tenths of a second on Saturday.

Hamilton tops timesheets in Belgium practiceupdated: Mon Aug 31 2009 13:43:00

Lewis Hamilton's recent resurgence continued on his favorite track as the reigning world champion topped practice ahead of the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa on Sunday.

Rejuvenated Hamilton leads McLaren one-twoupdated: Sat Aug 22 2009 10:04:00

World champion Lewis Hamilton claimed his first pole position of the season as McLaren locked out the front row of the grid for Sunday's European Formula One Grand Prix in Valencia.

Rejuvenated Hamilton claims shock Hungary winupdated: Sun Jul 26 2009 15:01:00

World champion Lewis Hamilton romped to a morale-boosting first Formula One victory of 2009 as his would-be successor Jenson Button again failed to finish on the podium at Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix.

F1: Hamilton sets early pace in Germanyupdated: Fri Jul 10 2009 12:48:00

Defending world champion Lewis Hamilton set the fastest time in Friday's free practice for the German Grand Prix at the Nurburgring.

Rosberg edges out Hamilton in Monte Carloupdated: Thu May 21 2009 15:01:00

Nico Rosberg topped the practice timesheets yet again as reigning champion Lewis Hamilton showed improved form in his McLaren ahead of Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix.

Hamilton fears damage to Formula Oneupdated: Thu May 21 2009 14:03:00

Reigning Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has told CNN in an exclusive interview that the loss of big teams from the 2010 Championship would damage the prestige of the sport.

'I'm no liar' says contrite Hamiltonupdated: Fri Apr 03 2009 10:33:00

An apologetic Lewis Hamilton said he had made a "huge mistake" for misleading race stewards at the Australian Grand Prix but said he had been told to lie by McLaren sporting director Dave Ryan.

Hamilton disqualified from Australian Grand Prixupdated: Thu Apr 02 2009 08:42:00

World champion Lewis Hamilton has been disqualified from last weekend's Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne after presenting "misleading" evidence to stewards.

Hamilton off the pace in Melbourne openerupdated: Fri Mar 27 2009 12:31:00

World champion Lewis Hamilton says he will be struggling to even score a point in the opening grand prix of the season in Australia as the established order of Formula One looks set to be turned on its head this weekend.

Brawn GP fastest as Hamilton strugglesupdated: Thu Mar 12 2009 17:22:00

Rubens Barrichello in the Brawn GP produced the fastest time of the week in Formula One testing in Barcelona as world champion Lewis Hamilton struggled to keep pace in his new McLaren.

Champion Hamilton against F1 on the cheapupdated: Thu Dec 11 2008 15:12:00

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has spoken out against proposals to introduce a standardized engine in Formula One in a bid to reduce costs in the global economic downturn.

How the F1 title was won: Part oneupdated: Thu Nov 06 2008 10:51:00

Lewis Hamilton took his first Formula One world championship after an eight-month-long duel with Felipe Massa.

The man behind Hamilton's F1 dreamupdated: Mon Nov 03 2008 11:51:00

Lewis Hamilton has always believed it was his destiny to become Formula One world champion and at the last race of 2008 in Brazil he fulfilled it.

Hamilton's fast riseupdated: Mon Nov 03 2008 11:51:00

CNN's Pedro Pinto takes a looks at how Lewis Hamilton went from young kart racer to F1 world champion.

F1 champion Hamilton ecstatic after Brazil dramaupdated: Mon Nov 03 2008 09:33:00

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton admitted "his heart was in his mouth" during the nail-biting conclusion to the Brazilian Grand Prix.

Extraordinary F1: the final race in picturesupdated: Mon Nov 03 2008 06:12:00

The Brazilian Grand Prix had been building for some time as an exciting climax to the season, and what resulted could not have been more dramatic.

Formula One calendarupdated: Mon Nov 03 2008 04:40:00

Formula One is in growth mode, with the number of grands prix climbing one to 18 in 2008.

Hamilton makes history after Brazil thrillerupdated: Sun Nov 02 2008 19:33:00

Britain's Lewis Hamilton has become the youngest-ever Formula One world champion by winning the 2008 title in a thrilling finish at Interlagos on Sunday.

LIVE Formula One -- The Brazilian Grand Prixupdated: Sun Nov 02 2008 14:15:00

The final race of the Formula One season, the Brazilian Grand Prix, gets underway at 1700 GMT.

Massa claims pole as Hamilton strugglesupdated: Sat Nov 01 2008 18:37:00

Felipe Massa claimed pole for his home Brazilian Grand Prix as title rival and championship leader Lewis Hamilton could only qualify fourth fastest at Interlagos on Saturday.

F1 leader Hamilton subjected to racist abuseupdated: Fri Oct 31 2008 09:12:00

Thousands of racist messages have been left on a Spanish Web site targeting Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton.

F1's topsy-turvy season goes down to the wireupdated: Fri Oct 31 2008 07:22:00

Either Lewis Hamilton or Felipe Massa would be a worthy Formula One world champion, according to a number of the sport's experts.

F1 title-chasing Hamilton appeals for calmupdated: Mon Oct 27 2008 08:43:00

Formula One world championship leader Lewis Hamilton is hoping for a repeat of his stroll in China at this weekend's title decider in Brazil.

F1 leader Hamilton facing engine headacheupdated: Thu Oct 23 2008 06:22:00

The two Formula One world championship contenders, Lewis Hamilton and Felipe Massa, have car concerns ahead of their final-race showdown in Brazil.

Hamilton poised to become youngest F1 champupdated: Mon Oct 20 2008 08:20:00

Lewis Hamilton was delighted with his win at the Chinese Grand Prix which moved him into pole position to become the youngest-ever Formula One world champion.

Hamilton on brink of title after victoryupdated: Mon Oct 20 2008 06:56:00

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton stands on the brink of becoming the youngest-ever Formula One world champion after a stunning pole-to-flag victory in Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix in Shanghai.

Hamilton determined to avoid another China crisisupdated: Thu Oct 16 2008 06:54:00

Lewis Hamilton has revealed he has relived his nightmare 2007 Formula One Chinese Grand Prix, but insists he is a better driver for it.

Massa denies deliberately hitting Hamiltonupdated: Mon Oct 13 2008 08:37:00

Felipe Massa has rejected Lewis Hamilton's claim that he deliberately crashed into him during the Japanese Grand Prix.

F1 title rivals content after Friday practiceupdated: Fri Oct 10 2008 13:54:00

The two Formula One title rivals expressed their satisfaction after Friday practice for the Japanese Grand Prix.

Hamilton: I'm no rookie in chase for titleupdated: Thu Oct 09 2008 09:19:00

Lewis Hamilton insists he has learned his lessons from last season as the Formula One world championship enters the home straight.

Hamilton looks to reign in any weatherupdated: Mon Oct 06 2008 06:29:00

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton returns to the scene of, arguably, his finest hour when the Formula One world championship reaches Japan.

Hamilton faces crucial F1 hearing in Parisupdated: Mon Sep 22 2008 13:44:00

Lewis Hamilton gave evidence on Monday at the headquarters of Formula One in Paris in a hearing that could decide the fate of this year's world championship.

McLaren appeal to be heard this monthupdated: Fri Sep 12 2008 09:56:00

McLaren's appeal against the 25-second sanction which cost Lewis Hamilton victory in the Belgian Grand Prix last Sunday, will be heard in Paris on September 22.

Hamilton and Massa's F1 title race heats upupdated: Thu Sep 11 2008 10:32:00

While Formula One continues to reel from 'stewardgate,' the championship battle moves on to the Italian Grand Prix.

McLaren appeal Hamilton's Belgian F1 penaltyupdated: Tue Sep 09 2008 13:01:00

McLaren have lodged an appeal over the controversial time penalty that cost Lewis Hamilton victory at the Belgian Grand Prix.

F1 suffers along with Hamilton in Belgian farceupdated: Tue Sep 09 2008 06:40:00

Although Lewis Hamilton will be smarting after being stripped of his hard-fought Belgian Grand Prix win, the real loser is Formula One.

Demoted Hamilton protests his innocenceupdated: Mon Sep 08 2008 12:16:00

Lewis Hamilton insists he did nothing wrong in his tussle with Kimi Raikkonen, which ended in his being stripped of a Belgian Grand Prix win.

Massa wins GP as Hamilton is demotedupdated: Sun Sep 07 2008 14:23:00

Ferrari's Felipe Massa was declared the winner of the Belgian Grand Prix after McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton, who was first over the finishing line, was given a 25-second penalty for an illegal maneuver and demoted to third.

Hamilton snatches fifth pole of the seasonupdated: Sat Sep 06 2008 09:39:00

Lewis Hamilton drove a superb final lap to earn his fifth pole position of the season at the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa-Francorchamps.

Hamilton puts his neck on the lineupdated: Mon Aug 25 2008 07:54:00

Lewis Hamilton declared himself satisfied with second place at the European Grand Prix after revealing he nearly did not start the race.

Hamilton heads McLaren 1-2 in Hungary qualifyingupdated: Sat Aug 02 2008 11:25:00

World championship leader Lewis Hamilton is on track for a third successive race victory after claiming pole position for Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix.

Hamilton cautious on Hungary chancesupdated: Mon Jul 28 2008 09:28:00

Despite leading the Formula One world championship, Lewis Hamilton is not overly confident of completing a hat-trick of wins in Hungary.

Hamilton picking cliffhanger F1 season finaleupdated: Tue Jul 22 2008 14:05:00

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton believes the race for the Formula One drivers' title will have another dramatic finale this season.

Hamilton: German win my best yetupdated: Mon Jul 21 2008 10:34:00

Lewis Hamilton described his domination of the German Grand Prix as "the best weekend" of his career as he stretched his lead at the top of the Formula One world championship.

Hamilton leaves it late for Hockenheim poleupdated: Sat Jul 19 2008 09:52:00

World championship leader Lewis Hamilton claimed pole position for Sunday's German Grand Prix at Hockenheim with a storming final lap of qualifying.

Kovalainen looks to step out of Hamilton's shadowupdated: Mon Jul 14 2008 13:03:00

Heikki Kovalainen is determined to step out from the shadow of his McLaren team-mate Lewis Hamilton -- starting this weekend in Germany.

Hamilton crowned F1's king after British winupdated: Mon Jul 07 2008 09:03:00

Lewis Hamilton has been crowned Formula One's new king by an ecstatic British media after winning his home grand prix at Silverstone.

Hamilton triumphs in British Grand Prixupdated: Sun Jul 06 2008 11:09:00

Lewis Hamilton led from lap four for McLaren to claim his first British Grand Prix triumph in stunning style and take a share of the lead in the world drivers championship.

Expectations hurting Hamilton, says Stewartupdated: Thu Jul 03 2008 04:35:00

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton is suffering from the expectations placed on his inexperienced shoulders, racing legend Jackie Stewart said ahead of the British Grand Prix.

Hamilton blitzes F1 competition on home groundupdated: Fri Jun 27 2008 08:51:00

Lewis Hamilton has finally given his legion of fans something to cheer about ahead of his home grand prix by flying to the fastest time in the third day of testing at Silverstone.

Multi-millionaire F1 drivers furious over fee hikeupdated: Fri Jun 20 2008 11:10:00

Lewis Hamilton has joined a chorus of Formula One drivers expressing their anger over an increase in their license fees, but at the same time rejected a call for them to strike.

McLaren: Hamilton's crash penalty hard but fairupdated: Wed Jun 11 2008 11:04:00

Lewis Hamilton's penalty for crashing into Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen and ending his race at the Canadian Grand Prix is "hard but fair," McLaren CEO Martin Whitmarsh says.

Pole profits from Hamilton's Canadian calamityupdated: Sun Jun 08 2008 17:29:00

BMW Sauber's Robert Kubica claimed his first victory in Formula One and moved to the top of the drivers' championship after a disastrous error by previous leader Lewis Hamilton at the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday.

Hamilton claims pole for Canadian Grand Prixupdated: Sat Jun 07 2008 14:43:00

World championship leader Lewis Hamilton dominated qualifying for the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal to claim pole position for Sunday's race.

Hamilton quickest in Montreal practiceupdated: Sat Jun 07 2008 04:32:00

World championship leader Lewis Hamilton again showed his liking for the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal by posting the fastest time in Friday practice for the Canadian Grand Prix.

Hamilton looks to extend lead over Raikkonenupdated: Mon Jun 02 2008 11:25:00

Twelve months ago in Canada, Lewis Hamilton broke his duck. Now he's looking to make it two wins on the spin after his triumph in Monte Carlo.

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