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Hamilton sweeps to dominant Belgian win

08 August, 2020 9:30 am 9:30 am

(Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton took another step towards a record-equalling seventh Formula One title on Sunday with a dominant lights-to-flag victory in the Belgian Grand Prix. The Briton, who had started from pole position after an inspired qualifying display, was at the front for every single lap as he led team mate Valtteri Bottas across … Read More

Hamilton sets the pace in second Spanish practice

08 August, 2020 4:15 pm 4:15 pm

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton went fastest in second practice for the Spanish Grand Prix on Friday with Mercedes again looking dominant after losing out to Red Bull last weekend. The six times world champion, who is 30 points clear of Red Bull’s 70th Anniversary Grand Prix winner Max Verstappen after five … Read More

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Dwayne Johnson hangs on to top spot on Forbes highest-paid male actors list

08 August, 2020 8:25 am 8:25 am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Wrestler-turned-movie star Dwayne Johnson clung to the top slot on the list of the world’s highest-paid male actors for a second straight year, according to an annual tally released by Forbes magazine on Tuesday. Johnson, also known by his ring name ‘The Rock’, earned $87.5 million from June 1, 2019 to … Read More

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Hamilton fastest in final practice for 70th Anniversary GP

08 August, 2020 8:15 pm 8:15 pm

SILVERSTONE, England (Reuters) – Six times world champion Lewis Hamilton set his sights on a second successive home pole position after lapping fastest in final practice for Formula One’s 70th Anniversary Grand Prix on Saturday. The Mercedes driver set a time of one minute 26.621 seconds at the 5.8-km Silverstone circuit, where he took a … Read More


Hamilton takes record seventh British GP win on three wheels

08 August, 2020 2:33 pm 2:33 pm

SILVERSTONE (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton limped to a record seventh British Grand Prix victory with his heart in mouth and a prayer on his lips after a dramatic last-lap puncture turned his Mercedes into a three-wheeler on Sunday. In an astonishing end to a race he had dominated from pole position, the six-times world champion … Read More

Hamilton takes record 90th career pole in Hungary

07 July, 2020 10:36 pm 10:36 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton celebrated a record-extending and “surreal” 90th career pole position on Saturday after a dominant Mercedes one-two in Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying. Championship-leading Finnish team mate Valtteri Bottas qualified second with the Mercedes-powered Racing Point cars of Canadian Lance Stroll and Mexican Sergio Perez together on the … Read More

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Hamilton wins Styrian Grand Prix in Mercedes one-two

07 July, 2020 2:11 pm 2:11 pm

(Reuters) – Six-times world champion Lewis Hamilton dominated the Styrian Grand Prix in a Mercedes one-two on Sunday to celebrate his 85th Formula One win and move a step closer to Michael Schumacher’s record of 91 victories. Finnish team mate Valtteri Bottas, winner of last weekend’s season-opener that was also held without spectators at Austria’s … Read More

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Hamilton demoted to fifth on Austrian GP starting grid

07 July, 2020 7:50 pm 7:50 pm

SPIELBERG, Austria (Reuters) – Six times world champion Lewis Hamilton was demoted from the front row to fifth on the starting grid for Formula One’s season opening Austrian Grand Prix on Sunday after a stewards’ review of his qualifying lap. The Mercedes driver’s second place slot was cast into doubt shortly before the race when … Read More

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Hamilton says lack of racing has left him feeling a ‘big void’

04 April, 2020 9:36 am 9:36 am

(Reuters) – Six-time Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has said he misses competing every day and the lack of races this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic had left a “big void” in his life. The French Grand Prix at Le Castellet in June was cancelled on Monday, becoming the 10th race to be … Read More

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Hamilton ends the F1 season in style in Abu Dhabi

12 December, 2019 9:10 am 9:10 am

ABU DHABI (Reuters) – Six-times world champion Lewis Hamilton wrapped up the Formula One season in style on Sunday by cruising unchallenged to a dominant victory in Abu Dhabi in his 250th grand prix. The 34-year-old Mercedes driver led every lap from pole position to chequered flag, banging in a fastest lap for good measure … Read More

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Root, Burns score tons, take England to striking distance of New Zealand to...

12 December, 2019 11:18 am 11:18 am

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Joe Root ended a poor run of form when he scored his 17th Test century and led England to 269-5 before rain ended play early on the third day of the second Test against New Zealand at Seddon Park in Hamilton on Sunday. Rory Burns (101) also scored his second Test century … Read More

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Mitchell, Watling score half centuries as New Zealand build

11 November, 2019 10:09 am 10:09 am

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Daryl Mitchell scored his first test half-century in his debut match as New Zealand continued to thwart England in the second test at Seddon Park in Hamilton, reaching 315-6 at tea on the second day on Saturday. Mitchell brought up his milestone when he rocked back and pulled a short Ben Stokes … Read More

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F1 world champion Hamilton all set for a sixth celebration in Texas

10 October, 2019 10:51 pm 10:51 pm

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton has a week to wait for his sixth Formula One championship and the sport’s US owners could hardly have wished for a better backdrop to the celebrations. The Mercedes driver is a racing certainty to wrap things up at the Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in Austin, Texas, next … Read More

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Heartbreak for Leclerc as F1 champion Hamilton wins in Bahrain

04 April, 2019 3:05 pm 3:05 pm

MANAMA (Reuters) – Five times world champion Lewis Hamilton took a lucky Bahrain Grand Prix win for Mercedes on Sunday after engine trouble in the dying stages denied Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc a first Formula One victory. The luckless Leclerc had looked like becoming Ferrari’s youngest ever race winner, at 21, after starting on pole position … Read More

Hamilton on pole for final race of F1 season

11 November, 2018 9:19 am 9:19 am

ABU DHABI (Reuters) – Five-times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton led a Mercedes front-row lockout with a blistering pole position at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix . The pole was a record-extending 83rd of the Briton’s career and 11th of the season, as well as the fifth year in succession that Mercedes have … Read More