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Wanting to re-sign F1’s most prolific driver ever, Toto Wolff has joked he’ll have to “sell inventory” and “sell the lease back” of Mercedes’ HQ to afford Lewis Hamilton.
With 92 wins on the board one would think it was old hat for Lewis Hamilton but he says every one is a “different journey, each time”.
Setting a new F1 record with 92 race wins, Max Verstappen joked he’ll have to race until he’s 40 to stand any chance of matching Lewis Hamilton.
Lewis Hamilton didn’t have the words to describe how he felt after claiming a record 92nd win in Formula 1 at the Portuguese GP.
Lewis Hamilton was made to work for it, at least for the first 20 laps, at the Portuguese GP as he fought for his record-breaking 92nd.
Lewis Hamilton held off Valtteri Bottas at the Algarve circuit to give himself the best possible starting position as he chases win number 92.
Lewis Hamilton said he had to drive the “nuts” off his Mercedes W11 to snatch pole from Valtteri Bottas for the Portuguese Grand Prix.
Valtteri Bottas was again the man for practice as he set the pace in FP3 for the Portuguese GP as track limits and drain covers caught out drivers.
Lewis Hamilton says that, in large part due to the elevation changes, Portimao is an “incredibly difficult” circuit.
Still without a new Mercedes contract in hand, Lewis Hamilton admits one of the issues is whether he wants to stick around for another three years.
Formula 1 put in its first competitive session at the Portimao circuit on Friday but alas it had the same result as usual with a Mercedes 1-2.
Valtteri Bottas has avoided a penalty with Mercedes only needed to change the control electronics on his power unit following his Eifel GP DNF.
Ex-Mercedes technical director, Paddy Lowe, thinks the 2016 title battle with Nico Rosberg was a “turning point” in making Lewis Hamilton “unbeatable”.
Nico Rosberg has joined Lewis Hamilton in launching his own Extreme E team ahead of the inaugural season starting in January 2021.
Damon Hill says just like when he was racing Michael Schumacher, people think Lewis Hamilton can be beaten, but he can’t.
Mika Hakkinen is totally against the argument that Lewis Hamilton’s Formula 1 success is all down to the dominant Mercedes.
Ex-F1 driver Gerhard Berger says it’s “actually unbelievable” that Lewis Hamilton has matched Michael Schumacher’s race win record after such a short time.
Former Mercedes vice-president Norbert Haug thinks there’d be nothing to choose between Michael Schumacher and Lewis Hamilton at their peaks.
Toto Wolff has insisted a lack of time continues to be the reason why his and Lewis Hamilton’s futures at Mercedes have yet to be resolved.
Daimler CEO Ola Kallenius said he is “very certain” that his partnership with Mercedes Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff will continue.
Lewis Hamilton is hoping his former McLaren boss Martin Whitmarsh has “forgiven” him for leaving the team to join Mercedes at the end of 2012.
Daniel Ricciardo has denied that Lewis Hamilton only wins so much because of his car, stating that doing so is “easier said than done”.
Sebastian Vettel can’t show enough respect for Lewis Hamilton, saying Michael Schumacher is his hero and F1’s best.
On the cusp of breaking F1’s all-time win record, Lewis Hamilton says he’s “not done yet” as he’s still has room for improvement.
Mika Hakkinen says “ability, fitness, application and focus” have played more of a role in Lewis Hamilton’s success than the car.
Sir Jackie Stewart is “disappointed” Lewis Hamilton thinks he’s trying to diminish his success, saying he is the best of today’s drivers.
Lewis Hamilton is “relentless” in his quest to improve Mercedes and “constantly building his skill set” even in his 14th season of Formula 1.
Mercedes strategy director James Vowles has assured that there was never a safety issue with Lewis Hamilton’s steering wheel at the Eifel GP.
Toto Wolff has defended his 91-time grand prix winner, Lewis Hamilton, saying comments that it is all about the car are “not quite fair”.
Martin Brundle believes Lewis Hamilton showed Michael Schumacher-like qualities in mastering team-mate Valtteri Bottas at the Eifel GP.