Archive for October, 2008

Lewis Wins In China – Championship In Sight

Sunday, October 19th, 2008

Lewis Hamilton drove a superb race in Shanghai, China. His win extends his Formula 1 World Championship lead by another 2 points as well as quieting his critics who thought Lewis make mistakes.
Lewis in China
Lewis was dominating all weekend and has proved he and McLaren Mercedes have the dominant package at the moment. The Ferarri’s drivers, Kimi and Massa, never even came close at this race, which lead to a perfect start to finish lead for Lewis.

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Hamilton on Pole in Shanghai

Saturday, October 18th, 2008

Lewis Hamilton is in pole position in Shanghai, China. Lewis has been fast all weekend and left his competitors and critics behind him.
Lewis Hamilton has China pole position
It’s Hamilton’s chance to finally wrap up his first Formula 1 world championship. He needs to make 6 points more than championship rival Felipe Massa. BMW’s Kubica had an outside chance which now seems even more unlikely as he’s starting down in 11th position.

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Lewis Finishes 12th in Fuji

Sunday, October 12th, 2008

Lewis Hamilton finished the Japanese F1 race on the Fuji Speedway in 12th position after a drive through penalty and a collision with championship rival Massa.

Lewis Hamilton gives Fuji Interview

A bad start caused Lewis to be super aggressive in the first corner locking up his tyres on the inside of the corner and pushing Kimi out wide who had a good start and was just in front. This aggressive move gave Hamilton a drive-through penalty.

Ok, now people are already debating whether this is fair or not as usually there’s no drive-through given under these circumstances – but that’s just the way it was today. And Lewis didn’t look happy after the race. I think the main reason was the Massa collided with him causing Lewis to spin and end up at the back of the field.

Hamilton’s post race comments:

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Important Japanese Pole For Hamilton’s Championship

Saturday, October 11th, 2008

Early this morning Lewis Hamilton managed to get onto pole position for the Japanese Grand Prix at the Fuji Speedway.

Hamilton gets Japan Pole

Hamilton’s main Formula 1 Championship rival, Felipe Massa, only managed to get into 5th position. This gives Lewis some more breathing space as Massa is 7 points behind.

Lewis Hamilton’s post qualifying comments:

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