Lewis Hamilton sitting in his Mercedes F1 car

“It really wouldn’t have happened without him” — Hamilton on Vasseur’s role in Ferrari F1 move

Lewis Hamilton has revealed that Ferrari Team Principal Frederic Vasseur was integral to the seven-time world champion switching to the Italian team. The British driver will drive alongside Charles Leclerc at Ferrari from 2025 onwards. In a media session in Bahrain on Friday, Hamilton said, “I think it really wouldn’t have happened without him (Vasseur)….

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Lewis Hamilton during the 2024 Bahrain Test, Day 3. Photo credit: Sebastian Kawka

Mercedes F1 made good progress understanding W15 but there’s “a lot more lap time to find,” say drivers

The Mercedes squad finished pre-season testing making “good progress” understanding their new W15, but both drivers agree there’s room for improvements. The Silver Arrows completed 361 laps around the Bahrain International Circuit since Wednesday – 172 for Lewis Hamilton and 189 for teammate George Russell, who considered the team had “a solid three days here…

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Hamilton and Russell claim Mercedes W15 is “not the diva that it was in the last two years” following first two days of F1 testing

Despite the fresh news of Lewis Hamilton’s departure from Mercedes at the end of this year, some more positive news comes for the team with the performance of their W15 car in the pre-season testing sessions that have occurred thus far.  Seven-time World Champion and seasoned driver of the Bahrain track, Hamilton wasted no time…

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Talks with Ferrari were going on the “right path” for a new contract before Hamilton’s unexpected announcement, says Sainz

Formula 1 is back on track today for the first time this season, testing the new single seaters around the Bahrain International Circuit, after what was quite the winter break.  While Red Bull was taken by the Horner’s saga, all eyes at Ferrari were on no one other than Sir Lewis Hamilton, who was suddenly…

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