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Hamilton Triumphs at Silverstone, Verstappen ‘Survives’ for Second Place
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Hamilton Triumphs at Silverstone, Verstappen ‘Survives’ for Second Place

By Score More Silverstone, England – In a dramatic and rain-soaked race, Lewis Hamilton claimed his ninth victory at the British Grand Prix on Sunday, ending a winless streak of over two years. The Mercedes driver, who last tasted victory at the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix in December 2021, crossed the finish line ahead of three-time world champion Max Verstappen, marking his 104th career win. https://twitter.com/F1/status/1809972852692602998 Hamilton's triumph at Silverstone was hard-fought, as unpredictable weather conditions played havoc on the 52-lap race. Verstappen, who started in a less favorable position and was running as low as fifth, executed a brilliant tire strategy to finish just behind Hamilton. The Red Bull driver showcased his resilience, cutting through the field to nea...
Bahrain GP: Lewis Hamilton Tops Practice in a “Crazy Thursday”
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Bahrain GP: Lewis Hamilton Tops Practice in a “Crazy Thursday”

By Score More Staff In a surprising turn of events, Lewis Hamilton claimed the top spot in practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix on what he described as a "crazy Thursday." The seven-time world champion led a Mercedes one-two, finishing two tenths ahead of teammate George Russell, while Fernando Alonso of Aston Martin secured the third spot under the illuminated Sakhir Circuit. Mercedes, which showed no signs of challenging at the front during last week's testing in Bahrain, dominated Thursday's second session, leaving Hamilton astonished. The British driver, who hasn't won a race in over two years, expressed his shock at the team's unexpected performance. "This has been a crazy Thursday," said the 39-year-old Hamilton. "I don’t understand it, and it is a shock to see us where we are,...
Red Bull Shuts Down Lewis Hamilton as Max Verstappen’s Teammate Option
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Red Bull Shuts Down Lewis Hamilton as Max Verstappen’s Teammate Option

By Score More Despite rumors circulating about Lewis Hamilton potentially leaving Mercedes to join Red Bull for the upcoming F1 season, the prospect of him becoming Max Verstappen's teammate has been categorically dismissed. Red Bull's F1 advisor, Helmut Marko, firmly stated that the team would never entertain the idea of signing Lewis Hamilton to challenge Max Verstappen. Marko emphasized that the team's goal is success and championship victories, making it important to maintain a clear driver hierarchy. While the idea of Hamilton and Verstappen teaming up might appeal to fans and media, Marko stressed that having two strong-willed drivers competing for the number one position could disrupt the team's dynamics and performance. Marko shared his perspective with Motorsport Magazin, p...
Hamilton receives millionaire proposal to renew
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Hamilton receives millionaire proposal to renew

Mercedes intends to renew with Lewis Hamilton, who only has one more year left on his contract, and will have offered the British driver the possibility of extending the contract for two more seasons. His salary would rise to 71 million euros per season. According to Sportune, Hamilton, 38, would see his annual salary increase from 46 million euros to 71 million euros. This offer would also include the possibility of being a Mercedes ambassador for 10 years after finishing his racing career. Rumors have been swirling about Hamilton's future after the Briton has had a far-from-usual season because he has failed to take any wins. However, Mercedes does not seem willing to give up the driver.