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Hamilton calls for changes after Abu Dhabi fails to provide F1 drama

Lewis Hamilton has called for changes to Formula 1’s season-ending fixture after a lacklustre conclusion to his world championship-winning campaign in Abu Dhabi yesterday.

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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton approaches a curve during the first free practice at the Yas Marina racetrack in Abu Dhabi. Picture: AP Photo/Hassan Ammar

Floodlights bring out the best in Lewis Hamilton in Abu Dhabi

Lewis Hamilton moved to the top of the order in second practice for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix after trading blows with Sebastian Vettel at the final round of the season.

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Britain's Lewis Hamilton on his way to claiming fourth place in the Brazilian Formula 1 Grand Prix after starting at the back (Picture: Andre Penner/AP).

Hamilton proves he still has ‘fire in 
his heart’

Lewis Hamilton said his phenomenal comeback drive was inspired by a need for redemption after he delivered a world champion’s performance to fight back to fourth in Brazil.

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British driver Lewis Hamilton celebrates wining his fourth Formula One championship.

Hamilton digs in to claim his fourth world title

Lewis Hamilton was crowned Formula One world champion for a fourth time despite a dramatic opening-lap collision with rival Sebastian Vettel at the Mexican Grand Prix.

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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton.

Senna would have won more championships – Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton does not believe a fourth world championship crown will elevate him above his childhood hero Ayrton Senna in the pantheon of Formula 1’s all-time greats.

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Lewis Hamilton stands on the brink of British motor-racing history in Mexico.

Interview: Ex-Manor boss on day it dawned Lewis Hamilton was destined to drive to Formula 1 glory

It was a cold and damp day in November, 2001, on a quiet race track in rural Leicestershire, when John Booth – a battle-hardened racer from an old pit village in South Yorkshire – witnessed something quite special.

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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton: Ready for fourth title.

Lewis Hamilton tipped to become the greatest

Lewis Hamilton is on course to become the greatest Formula 1 driver of all-time, claims Mercedes chief Toto Wolff.

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Sprinter Usain Bolt, left, poses with Lewis Hamilton after the Briton's US Grand Prix triumph in Austin, Texas (Picture: Tony Gutierrez/AP).

Hamilton ecstatic to be blown towards world title by the ‘hurricane’ energising Mercedes

Champion-elect Lewis Hamilton celebrated the United States Grand Prix victory that leaves him on the brink of winning a fourth title by smoking a large cigar.

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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton (44), of Britain, leads cars through a turn during the U.S. Grand Prix.

Hamilton wins again – but must wait a little longer for title

Lewis Hamilton edged ever closer to winning a fourth world championship after a crushing victory over Sebastian Vettel at the United States Grand Prix.

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Well done: Rookie Lewis Hamilton congratulates Kimi Raikkonen on winning the 2007 Brazilian Grand Prix and world title. (Picture: PA)

On this day: How title loss to Raikkonen was making of greatest Briton

Lewis Hamilton could seal the 2017 Formula 1 world championship title tomorrow should the reverse fortunes of he and rival Sebastien Vettel of Ferrari have experienced over recent weeks, continue in Austin, Texas.

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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, of Britain.

Hamilton looking to join elite F1 club 
in Texas

Title favourite Lewis Hamilton has insisted he will be a worthy champion despite Sebastian Vettel’s recent implosion clearing the road to glory.

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Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton throws his trophy as he celebrates winning the Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka. Picture: AP/Toru Takahashi.

Hamilton full of praise for Mercedes after lead grows

Lewis Hamilton insists it is beyond belief that he finds himself closing in on a fourth world title after his victory at the Japanese Grand Prix.

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Britains Lewis Hamilton shows off his trophy after his second-place finish at the Malaysian Grand Prix behind Hollands Max Verstappen (Picture: Vincent Thioan/AP).

Hamilton widens gap but car causes concerns

Lewis Hamilton extended his lead in the Formula 1 world championship with a second-place finish at the Malaysian Grand Prix, but his Mercedes team now head to Japan with more questions than answers.

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Vegans hope Lewis Hamilton will inspire fans to give up meat

Vegans hope the popularity of their diet is going to be accelerated as a result of Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton’s backing for the lifestyle choice. Chris Burn reports.

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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton leaps from his car after winning the Singapore Grand Prix. Picture: AP/Yong Teck Lim

Surprise win in Singapore sees Lewis Hamilton pull further away

Lewis Hamilton believes a vision from Ayrton Senna helped inspire him to victory at a rain-hit Singapore Grand Prix.

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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton in Singapore on Thursday. Picture: AP

Leader Lewis Hamilton stays positive despite Singapore disadvantage

Lewis Hamilton has insisted he is ready to end his recent Singapore curse and retain the lead in his championship battle with Sebastian Vettel.

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Celebrations: Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton sprays the bubbly.

Boos fail to impact on winner Hamilton in Monza

Lewis Hamilton revelled in his role as pantomime villain of the Italian Grand Prix after he crushed rival Sebastian Vettel at Ferrari’s home race to take charge of the title battle for the first time this year.

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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain walks in the paddock, at Monza racetrack. Picture: AP/Luca Bruno

No laughing matter as Hamilton strives to close the gap

Lewis Hamilton has vowed to wipe the smile off rival Sebastian Vettel’s face as he steps behind enemy lines for the Italian Grand Prix.

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Fighting back: Lewis Hamilton punches the air after securing victory in the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa yesterday. (Picture: AP)

Lewis Hamilton comes out fighting on and off the circuit at Spa

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Otley motorcycle racer dies in Irish crash

Otley motorcycle racer dies in Irish crash

A motorcycle racer from Otley has died at a track event in Northern Ireland.

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