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Hamilton claims second pole in Malaysian heat

March 24, 2012

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Lewis Hamilton took pole position for the second week in a row with a storming lap at the beginning of today’s final qualifying session. The Briton’s rivals had no answer to his time of 1m 32.219s. Jenson Button came close right at the end and will start second again, just as in Australia. Hamilton will […]

Button dominates to take simple, emphatic victory in Australia.

March 18, 2012

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Jenson Button cruised to a dominant season opening victory in Australia today, calmly underlining his title credentials at the earliest opportunity. The 2009 world champion snatched the lead off the line from team mate Lewis Hamilton and never looked threatened, at one stage building a 10 second lead. After a safety car period, Button was […]

Hamilton leads a McLaren charge in 2012’s first qualifying

March 17, 2012

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McLaren today turned out to be the form team in Australia, locking out the front row of the Melbourne grid with a fast, efficient performance at 2012’s first qualifying session. Lewis Hamilton will lead the pack early tomorrow morning after a sensational lap gave him the perfect start to the new season. Team mate Jenson […]

Hamilton gets back to the top in the Abu Dhabi twilight

November 13, 2011

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Lewis Hamilton today seized on a rare failure for Sebastian Vettel’s Red Bull to claim victory in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The McLaren driver was gifted the lead on the second corner of the first lap after Vettel’s Red Bull appeared to suffer a rear wheel puncture with no warning, throwing the previously invincible […]

Photos: Hungarian Grand Prix

August 1, 2011

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Jenson Button claimed another brilliant victory for McLaren in changeable conditions in Hungary, leading home Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso. If you’ve enjoyed this post, please vote for my blog in Lifelong Exhaust’s best motorsport blog contest!

Button masters the weather again to claim tense Hungarian Grand Prix

July 31, 2011

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Jenson Button triumphed in damp conditions at a tense Hungarian Grand Prix. The Briton read the conditions perfectly to seize victory in the wake of mistakes from several rivals, not least team mate Lewis Hamilton. McLaren had been dominating proceedings for most phases of the race and looked set for a one-two until a late […]

Photos: German Grand Prix

July 24, 2011

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Lewis Hamilton claimed victory for McLaren at the German Grand Prix, beating Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso and Red Bull’s Mark Webber into second and third place.