Sport Lewis Hamilton suffered a front wing failure on the first day of testing in Jerez that caused him to plow into the tyre barrier

Hamilton escapes unhurt after his W05sup hits the tyre barrier in a replication of his first day accident last year

It was a positive day at the office for Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton: F1 driver factfile

McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton will join Mercedes from next season on a three-year contract.

Jenson Button pictured in Germany

Jenson Button still chasing Formula One title

Jenson Button admitted yesterday that he is far from ready to play second fiddle to help his McLaren team-mate Lewis Hamilton win the world championship.

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Lewis Hamilton returns refreshed from Formula One's mid-season break with renewed hope he can again become world champion.

Lewis Hamilton breathed new life into his Formula 1 title challenge with victory today

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Hamilton: 'This win shows it is all still to play for'

Lewis Hamilton was feeling particularly patriotic after his own spectacular goldrush in Hungary yesterday. "It does feel extra special to win here after the recent Olympics [opening] ceremony. I'm rooting for all our teams and wishing them the best, and I can't wait to watch it all on TV. Having the Olympics back in the UK is great for Great Britain, which is why I carried the flag on my helmet today. And now I feel like I've done my part even though we're not there."

Lewis Hamilton boosts Formula 1 title challenge
with Hungarian Grand Prix win

Lewis Hamilton breathed new life into his Formula 1 title challenge as he held off the challenge of Kimi Raikkonen to win the Hungarian Grand Prix.

Lewis Hamilton in action in Hungary

Lewis Hamilton impresses during practice for Hungarian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton knocked back a practice double for a much-needed tonic ahead of Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix.

Ron Dennis confident Lewis Hamilton will remain at McLaren

McLaren group chairman Ron Dennis expects Lewis Hamilton to remain with the team next season - and has warned Hamilton the decision is theirs to make.

Fernando Alonso extends championship lead with German Grand Prix win

Fernando Alonso stretched his championship advantage to 34 points after claiming his third Formula One victory of the season in the German Grand Prix.

Wet, wet, wet: Technicians push a Torro Rosso through the pitlane in the middle of a heavy downpour during yesterday's qualifying for the German Grand Prix

Wary Ecclestone keeps low profile

F1 supremo stays away as McLaren pair fail to make most of sodden conditions to trail Alonso

It was a positive day at the office for Lewis Hamilton

Button and Hamilton sing despite the rain

McLaren duo set the pace in practice while Schumacher endures worst possible start

Jenson Button pictured in Germany

Jenson Button leads McLaren one-two before rain hits practice for German Grand Prix

Wretched weather again dogged practice which offered few clues as to the potential victor of this weekend's German Grand Prix. .

Lewis Hamilton celebrates his most recent win at the Canadian Grand Prix earlier this year

Lewis Hamilton seeks a return to winning ways in 100th GP

"Just one thing, guys," Lewis Hamilton began yesterday, and it wasn't hard to guess what was coming next. All talk of last week was off limits…

McLaren chief Ron Dennis with Lewis Hamilton

Former drivers make better Formula One managers claim researchers

Formula One team chiefs who started out as drivers or mechanics win twice as many races as rivals who are engineers or have management skills acquired outside the sport, according to research conducted by London’s Cass Business School and the University of Sheffield where academics analysed almost 18,000 races in the 60+-year history of the FIA Formula One World Championship.

Hamilton has so far resisted entering into any negotiations

Lewis Hamilton to resolve McLaren future over summer break

Lewis Hamilton has dropped a broad hint he could finally resolve his future with McLaren during Formula One's forthcoming summer break.

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