All posts by Jamie Downes

Hamilton wins in Mexico but must wait for sixth world title

Hamilton wins in Mexico but must wait for sixth world title

Written by Jamie Downes (@JamieDownes11) Lewis Hamilton drove a clever strategic race to take victory in Mexico City – but must wait for his sixth world drivers’ championship after teammate Valtteri Bottas finished third. HOW. ABOUT. THAT. THEN!!! LEWIS HAMILTON…
F1: Hamilton holds off Verstappen to win in Monaco

F1: Hamilton holds off Verstappen to win in Monaco

Lewis Hamilton Mercedes Monaco Photo Credit: Andrew Locking [CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)] By Jamie Downes (@JamieDownes11) Lewis Hamilton drove a superb defensive race to hold off Max Verstappen to take victory in an enthralling Monaco Grand Prix. The Briton, on…
F1: Valtteri Bottas takes stunning pole in Barcelona

F1: Valtteri Bottas takes stunning pole in Barcelona

Bottas and others rounding a bend image credit: Antonio Moles [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)] By Jamie Downes (@JamieDownes11) Valtteri Bottas produced a lap of mercurial talent to take pole position tomorrow’s Spanish Grand Prix, as Mercedes achieved a 1-2 grid…
Ayrton Senna 25 years on: More than just a driver

Ayrton Senna 25 years on: More than just a driver

Senna Photo by wileynorwichphoto [CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)] By Jamie Downes (@JamieDownes11) The 1st of May marked 25 years since Ayrton Senna tragically lost his life at the 1994 San Marino grand prix. Senna’s car left the track at Tamburello…
Lewis Hamilton wins in China as F1 celebrates race 1000

Lewis Hamilton wins in China as F1 celebrates race 1000

Lewis Hamilton drove a commanding race to beat teammate Valtteri Bottas to victory in China, as Formula One celebrated its 1000th race. Hamilton surged past polesitter Bottas into turn 1 at Shanghai, and was never really troubled throughout the race,…
Lewis Hamilton second as Bottas wins F1 season opener in Melbourne

Lewis Hamilton second as Bottas wins F1 season opener in Melbourne

Credit: Artes Max from Spain [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)] Lewis Hamilton was only second as his Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas dominated the season opening Australian Formula One Grand Prix to win in Melbourne. The Finn overtook polesitter Hamilton down at…
Formula One Season Preview

Formula One Season Preview

Image Credit: “F1 race – into 1st lap they go” (CC BY-SA 2.0) by JaffaPix Formula One (F1) looks as exciting as ever in 2019, and Jamie Downes previews the season coming up. Ah, the joys of spring. The days…
Reaching new heights: how did Hamilton become champion?

Reaching new heights: how did Hamilton become champion?

Written by Jamie Downes (@JamieDownes11) With his 4th place in Mexico City last weekend, Lewis Hamilton assured his place in F1 legend. The Briton’s 5th world drivers championship elevated him above the likes of Ayrton Senna, Sebastian Vettel and Alain…