He's driving a championship car.
Including a pair of LaFerraris and a custom Zonda.
This ends a 12-year partnership with French automaker Renault.
Mercedes-AMG Formula 1 driver and four-time F1 world champion has a bit of history with Pagani. Back in 2012, he custom ordered a 760 horsepower Zonda, one of the last to roll of the production line. In addition to the boost in power, Hamilton fulfilled all of our enthusiast wishes and had the car fitted with a manual transmission. Now a Huayra commissioned by Brett David, CEO of Prestige Imports, will wear the colors of Hamilton's F1 car.
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel held on by the skin of his teeth to win a tense Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix in his 200th race start on Sunday. His tires fading, the championship leader took the checkered flag only 0.6 seconds clear of Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas, who piled the pressure on in the final 10 laps. Bottas's team mate and reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton, who had started ninth after a five-place grid penalty for an unscheduled gearbox change, finished third.
Sebastian Vettel made full use of the virtual safety car to sneak in front of Lewis Hamilton and hold off the frustrated champion to win Formula One's season-opening Australian Grand Prix on Sunday.
MELBOURNE - Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton roared to a record seventh pole at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix on Saturday, blitzing the field with a searing lap in his Mercedes at Albert Park. The Briton flew around the lakeside circuit in one minute, 21.164 seconds with his final effort, leaving a yawning gap of 0.664 seconds to Ferrari's second fastest Kimi Raikkonen. Four-times champion Sebastian Vettel was third fastest for Ferrari but Hamilton was in a class of his own.
LONDON - Formula One has hired the composer of several "Fast and Furious" movies to write a new theme tune for the motor racing organization. Brian Tyler, an Emmy-nominated American has made music for "Avengers: Age of Ultron", "Iron Man 3", "Thor: The Dark World" as well as the "Fast and Furious" franchise, and also wrote theme music for ESPN's National Football League (NFL) shows. "What an honor to be chosen to compose the Formula 1 theme! This is a life long dream come true as I am a massiv
McLaren debuts its 2018 Formula 1 car, the MCL33, with a Renault power unit and high hopes.
It's been three decades.
We imagine the laps will be fast.
LONDON - Formula 1 is ending the use of female models who parade and stand with the drivers' name boards before every grand prix, with immediate effect. The sport announced the decision in a statement Wednesday and said the change would also apply to all support series on the program. "While the practice of employing grid girls has been a staple of Formula One grands prix for decades, we feel this custom does not resonate with our brand values and clearly is at odds with modern day societal no
Ferrari boss Sergio Marchionne made his thoughts clear.
Even the tires are made from Lego bricks.
SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (Reuters) - Triple world champion Lewis Hamilton equaled Formula One great Michael Schumacher's all-time record of 68 pole positions on Saturday with a dominant performance in Belgian Grand Prix qualifying. The Mercedes driver, who will be starting his 200th race on Sunday, was fastest in every phase of the hour-long session to take pole with a time of one minute 42.553 seconds, a track record. Ferrari's championship leader Sebastian Vettel, who is 14 points ahead of
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