Formula 1 had long been waiting for a genuine championship battle between its most successful driver and rising superstar; and 2021 has delivered aplenty with Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen locked in a close and increasingly intense duel. The dramatic Italian GP crash was the pair's second in just five races but, in truth, there have been many other flashpoints between the drivers who are split by just five points in the standings ahead of the Russian GP.
Ralf Schumacher has accused seven-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton of exaggerating his injuries following a crash with title rival Max Verstappen, after the Englishman attended the Met Gala Lewis Hamilton has been accused of overreacting following his crash with rival Max Verstappen at the Italian Grand Prix. The fierce Formula One competitors had raced into a corner with Verstappen, but the Dutchman’s Red Bull being launched from the curb and landed on top of Hamilton’s Mercedes.
Former F1 driver Ralf Schumacher has accused Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton of exaggerating the severity of his crash with Max Verstappen at Monza. Former F1 driver Ralf Schumacher believes Lewis Hamilton is overreacting and needlessly dramatising his crash with title rival Max Verstappen at the Italian Grand Prix. After Hamilton clipped Verstappen and sent the Red Bull crashing out of Silverstone, it was the Dutchman’s turn to be the protagonist at Monza.
Former Formula 1 driver Gerhard Berger says that the title battle between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen is exactly what the sport needs. A lot of the last few years in the sport have been pretty processional with Hamilton and Mercedes largely going unchallenged on their way to racking up the world titles.
Whether winning the US Open is just the start of a long and successful tennis career for Emma Raducanu remains to be seen, but it is clearly the start of a new life for her. Since her shock win in New York earlier this month, Raducanu, 18, has rubbed shoulders with the likes of Naomi Osaka, Lewis Hamilton and Serena Williams at the Met Gala.
Hamilton suffered a minor neck injury in the incident at Monza Ralf Schumacher has accused Lewis Hamilton of “over dramatising” his crash with Max Verstappen at the Italian Grand Prix. Hamilton suffered a neck injury in the incident at Monza that saw the Dutchman collide with his title rival and was seen wearing medical tape in a bid to ease the discomfort.
Lewis Hamilton has come under fire after crashing with Max Verstappen. Michael Schumacher's brother Ralf has taken aim at Lewis Hamilton in the aftermath of the Brit's crash with Max Verstappen at the Italian Grand Prix. Red Bull star Verstappen was slapped with a three-place grid penalty after the FIA pinned the blame of the collision on him.
The Mercedes boss has given a detailed description of some of the work the team has to do to make sure it is performing as well as it can across a full F1 season. George Russell joins Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff has given an in-depth description of what the team does to prepare a strategy for each F1 race weekend.
George Russell will join seven-time world champions Lewis Hamilton in an all-British line-up at Mercedes next year. George Russell will be joining Mercedes billed as future star of F1, but has been told he could soon be worn down by partnering Lewis Hamilton. The 23-year-old will leave Williams at the end of this season to replace Valtteri Bottas at the reigning Constructors' champions, forming a mouth-watering all British partnership with seven-time world champion Hamilton for the 2022 season.
With George Russell set to join Mercedes for the 2022 season, Lewis Hamilton commented on the possibility of another tumultuous relationship akin to his pairing with Nico Rosberg. Lewis Hamilton is confident that Mercedes have learned from his partnership with Nico Rosberg ahead of George Russell’s arrival for the 2022 season.
RALF SCHUMACHER reckons Lewis Hamilton’s reaction to an Italian Grand Prix crash with Max Verstappen was exaggerated. The dramatic incident saw the two red hot rivals collide for the second time this season resulting in both being knocked out of the race. Slow-motion footage shows Versappen’s rear tyre on the right-hand side of his Pirelli had brushed Hamilton’s crash helmet during the accident.
Former McLaren team boss Martin Whitmarsh will join Aston Martin on Oct. 1. Aston Martin Former McLaren team principal Martin Whitmarsh is set to join Aston Martin in the new role of CEO of Aston Martin Performance Technologies from Oct. 1. Whitmarsh's new position will oversee the strategic director of the Aston Martin Formula One team as well as setting up a new arm of the company that will use its experience in F1 to provide engineering and manufacturing services.
GPDA head Alex Wurz has said to Sky Sports that he expects that Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen will have more incidents together before this Formula 1 season has drawn to a conclusion. We're in the midst of one of the great F1 title duels at the moment with Verstappen going in search of his first-ever Drivers' championship and Hamilton looking for a record-breaking eighth crown.
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner believes his team could be challenged by constructors other than Mercedes next season. Red Bull boss Christian Horner believes motorsport giants Ferrari will bounce back to compete at the top of the grid in 2022. Formula 1 is gearing up for its era-defining regulations to come in at the conclusion of this season.
Although Lewis Hamilton is in with a chance of surpassing Michael Schumacher's tally of seven Formula One World Drivers' Championships this season - he has a long way to go to match his net worth Michael Schumacher's staggering net worth shows just how big of a star he was during his time in Formula One - a period during which he won seven World Drivers' Championships.
Ralf Schumacher has suggested that Lewis Hamilton 'dramatised' things after the Briton's crash with Max Verstappen at the Italian Grand Prix. Formula 1's title protagonists came together once again last time out at Monza, with Verstappen crashing across the top of the Mercedes of Hamilton at turn one.
Lewis Hamilton has sought to play down suggestions that he and George Russell will have a fractious relationship, saying that he and his Mercedes team will have learned a lot from previous issues with Nico Rosberg. Mercedes have been the dominant force in Formula 1 in recent years and that has allowed Hamilton to rack up the championships and break a number of records.