CHIEF SPORTS WRITER IN ABU DHABI: Lewis Hamilton said this was the most important race of his career. It turned out to be a moment more fleeting. The most important fragment, perhaps.
Lewis “It’s an incredible feeling”
Lewis Hamilton says he limited the celebrations of his second world championship to a few sips of cognac – which he did not like the taste of – and watermelon juice
The Brit secured the F1 World Championship at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix but insisted there was no champagne on the agenda as he stuck to the healthy stuff
Mercedes feel they have ticked a couple of boxes and now they want to add another mark by signing Lewis Hamilton on a new long-term contract…
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The championship outcome this year was pretty much as many predicted after winter testing, with Mercedes closing out the Constructors’ Championship and Lewis Hamilton the Drivers’ title. So, looking into the crystal ball, what does 2015 look like? Here’s our analysis, based on what we’ve seen and heard in the final weeks of this season.
Lewis Hamilton wore his shades but he did not need them. He was wide eyed and clear headed the morning after the night of his life.
Mercedes’ rivals already fear they could be in for a repeat of the team’s 2014 dominance next season such is the size of the Brackley team’s engine advantage.
Lewis Hamilton’s latest championship triumph is poised to net him a new £100m, five-year contract with Mercedes, cementing his status as UK’s most wealthy active athlete
STIRLING MOSS: I was delighted to see Lewis Hamilton win the World Championship. There is almost no limit to what Lewis can achieve now. It just depends on how hungry he remains.
Lewis Hamilton celebrates his Formula One title triumph with one drink but reveals that Toto Wolff “was all over the place” at the Mercedes team party
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says it’s a relief that the World Championship has been resolved after the tensions involved in managing an intra-team battle – while emphasising his disappointment that technical gremlins once again cropped up in Nico Rosberg’s car. … Continue reading →
Jenson Button is bracing himself for an emotional farewell at the McLaren factory if he eventually learns the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was his last race in Formula One.
The final F1 test of 2014 takes place in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday and Wednesday, with the teams fielding a mix of race drivers and talented youngsters.
Lewis Hamilton has pinpointed his response to being shunted out of the Belgian GP as the critical turning point in his World Championship battle with Nico Rosberg.
Toto Wolff says Mercedes will return to the UK and reflect on its 2014 season before starting new contract talks with double world champion Lewis Hamilton
• ‘I don’t really drink and it takes me days to recover’• Mercedes champion says ‘It hasn’t sunk in yet’• Hamilton expects to be at Mercedes for …
• ‘I don’t really drink and it takes me days to recover’• Mercedes champion says ‘It hasn’t sunk in yet’• Hamilton expects to be at Mercedes for …
Lewis Hamilton wore his shades but he did not need them. He was wide eyed and clear headed the morning after the night of his life.
• Team set for immediate contract talks • ‘It will be a simple process – a formality’• Hamilton toasts happiest moment of life • Formula One world title win …
Lewis Hamilton’s world championship charge will be boosted by the last-minute arrivals of his girlfriend Nicole Scherzinger, father Anthony and brother Nicolas in Abu Dhabi.
Why Mercedes deserved success and best (and worst) moments of season featuring thrills in Hungary, Monaco and SuzukaDriver of the season: Lewis Hamilton. He was the dominant racer …
Fleet Street has hailed Lewis Hamilton as a deserved World Champion and predicted that the Mercedes driver will end his F1 career as the most successful British driver of all time and a legend of the sport.
Anthony Hamilton has admitted to making an 11th-hour decision to fly to Abu Dhabi and roar on son Lewis to his second Formula One world championship.
Lewis Hamilton is now a two-time Formula One world champion after clinching victory in the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton will resume contract talks with Mercedes in the coming weeks after winning the title in Abu Dhabi this weekend, but team boss Toto Wolff will not be rushed in to securing his drivers’ services beyond 2015
Lewis Hamilton says winning his second world title will be the start of a run of success for himself and team Mercedes.
Lewis Hamilton has told Sky Sports News HQ he expects to be at Mercedes for years to come following Sunday’s title success.
Lewis Hamilton has “absolute faith” Mercedes will be give him a car capable of more championships over the next few seasons and is looking forward to defending his title as a stronger driver next year
STIRLING MOSS: I was delighted to see Lewis Hamilton win the World Championship. There is almost no limit to what Lewis can achieve now. It just depends on how hungry he remains.
JONATHAN McEVOY IN ABU DHABI: Lewis Hamilton waved the Union Flag aloft after winning his second Formula One World Championship, saying ‘This is the greatest moment of my life’.
Champagne flowed for Mercedes driver Hamilton after he won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and became only the fourth Brit ever to win two world titles
BBC Sport charts the rivalry in the Mercedes camp in 2014 as Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg battled for F1 glory.
The Brit said it was a “surreal” feeling winning his second world title, after triumphing at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
CHIEF SPORTS WRITER IN ABU DHABI: Lewis Hamilton said this was the most important race of his career. It turned out to be a moment more fleeting.
DRIVERS: 1 – Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes); 2 – Felipe Massa (Williams); 3 – Valtteri Bottas (Williams) PODIUM INTERVIEWS Q: Lewis, you did it. Can you try to put that into words for us, just how much this means to you?
In the end even his greatest rival had to doff his cap, Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg paying Lewis Hamilton the ultimate compliment of deference.
Lewis: “I’m a bit lost for words”
David Coulthard: The haters will still hate, but Lewis Hamilton is mature, marketable and should be admired for his sincerity, dedication and pure talent. He has come of age
The haters will still hate, but Lewis Hamilton is mature, marketable and should be admired for his sincerity, dedication and pure talent. He has come of age
Mercedes-Benz celebrates one-two victory in the Formula 1 drivers’ world championship
Toto Wolff said it was a “bittersweet” end to the drivers’ championship because he feels Mercedes let Nico Rosberg down
Nico Rosberg had to swallow the bitter pill of title defeat in Abu Dhabi as he suffered car problems while trailing Lewis Hamilton – but even in the face of cruel luck and crushing disappointment the German demonstrated his class, congratulating Hamilton and celebrating with his Mercedes team in the aftermath. In magnanimous style, Rosberg said Hamilton fully deserved to win the drivers’ crown
Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff has admitted that the 2014 Formula 1 season-closing Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, in which Lewis Hamilton became champion, left him with a bittersweet feeling
Mercedes boss Toto Wolff feels his team let Nico Rosberg down to some extent after a reliability issue hindered his chances of taking the title fight to Lewis Hamilton in Abu Dhabi
It is a stunt that would be scarcely believable in a Hollywood blockbuster, and it needed help from those who create such audacious scenes for the big screen to bring it to life.
DRIVERS: 1 – Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes); 2 – Felipe Massa (Williams); 3 – Valtteri Bottas (Williams) PODIUM INTERVIEWS Q: Lewis, you did it. Can you try to put that into words for us, just how much this means to you?
2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – Race LEWIS HAMILTON CLAIMS HIS FIRST CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE WITH PIRELLI TYRES AFTER WINNING IN ABU DHABI DIFFERENT STRATEGIES SET UP A GRANDSTAND FINISH BETWEEN HAMILTON AND FELIPE MASSA  DANIEL RICCIARDO CLAIMS FOURTH AFTER STARTING FROM PITLANE HELPED BY ALTERNATIVE STRATEGY  Abu Dhabi, November 23, 2014 – Lewis Hamilton claimed the second drivers’ championship of his career but his first on Pirelli tyres after winning the title decider in Abu Dhabi, using a two-stop strategy. The Mercedes driver started on the P Zero Red supersoft tyre from second on the grid, but took the lead at the start before completing two stints on the P Zero Yellow soft.  The 16th win for Mercedes this season has broken the all-time record of 15 previously held by Ferrari and McLaren
Nico Rosberg said his Mercedes team-mate and title rival Lewis Hamilton deserved to win the drivers’ title.