It has been reported that British driver Lewis Hamilton will be given a five place grip penalty at this weekend’s Chinese Grand Prix. The penalty comes following McLaren’s decision to change the gear box on Lewis Hamilton’s car, which results in an instant five place penalty.
It has been reported that Nicole Scherzinger is set to follow her boyfriend Lewis Hamilton into the sport that he lives and breathes. It is claimed that Nicole has been signed up by McLaren as part of their apprenticeship program, which will see her start off in one of the other Formula’s first.
The McLaren’s were extremely impressive in Australia a week ago and it seems that they have taken that good form to Malaysia with them. Lewis Hamilton topped the fastest times in both practise sessions today and the McLaren looks promising for another pole position and another win.
McLaren driver Jenson Button leads the 2012 Formula One World Championship after winning the opening race of the season in Melbourne, Australia last week. But he has admitted that he is expecting a much tougher test in Malaysia this weekend, after having a relatively easy race last week.
Singer and former X Factor USA judge Nicole Scherzinger, was at the opening race of the 2012 Formula One World Championships to cheer on her boyfriend Lewis Hamilton. While Lewis did not manage to win the race, he still received praise from his girlfriend.
The opening race of the 2012 Formula One World Championship takes place this weekend and, following todays practice sessions, Lewis Hamilton, Jenson Button and Michael Schumacher have been giving their views on the Australian Grand Prix.
British McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton has revealed that he is expecting the 2012 Formula One world championship to be one of the most competitive ever. With 6 former world champions lining up on the grid this season, it is definitely not short of talent and is expected to be very competitive.
The 2012 Formula 1 World Championship is just a few days from getting underway, so we have decided to give you a rundown of all of the teams that will be on the starting grid in Australia and the drivers who will be in control.
Nicolas Hamilton, the brother of former Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton, has revealed how the closeness of Lewis and their father Anthony Hamilton, affected his own relationship with his dad. Nicolas claims that Anthony was always too busy with Lewis to really pay him much attention.
Australian Red Bull Formula One driver Mark Webber has revealed that he is hoping that Lewis Hamilton can recapture his old form and become a world championship rival once again. Lewis had quite a controversial season last year but Mark hopes that he has put that behind him and is ready to get back in the title hunt.
It has been suggested that 27 year old McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton could leave the team at the end of the season, if he is not in a title challenging position this season. Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone claims that he can see both Lewis Hamilton becoming disillusioned at McLaren and the team becoming frustrated with Hamilton, if he fails to perform this season.
27 year old former Formula One World Champion Lewis Hamilton has revealed that he has been very pleased with how the new 2012 McLaren has been handling during testing. The 2012 McLaren is the only car on the grid that has opted against going for the new stepped nose but Lewis does not seem to think that it has left them at any sort of disadvantage.