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Ex-Top Gear ‘Stig’ details the hallmarks of a world champion

Former Formula 1 driver Perry McCarthy has detailed what separates a world champion from the rest of the pack. Max Verstappen proved to the world last year that he is world champion material; his aggression, race-craft and 10 victories displayed just some of the necessary qualities anticipated from a driver – and evidently possessed by


Ex-F1 champion tells Hamilton fans to ‘put the pitchforks down’

1996 Formula 1 world champion Damon Hill has reiterated his point that fans of Sir Lewis Hamilton need to move past the Briton’s 2021 championship defeat at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. A controversial Safety Car restart by race director Michael Masi – in which he allowed a limited number of lapped runners through


Schumacher says Hamilton ‘not at all fair’ to Verstappen for skipping gala

Former Formula 1 driver Ralf Schumacher has criticised Sir Lewis Hamilton for boycotting the FIA Prize-Giving Gala last month, indicating that it was disrespectful to Max Verstappen. Verstappen beat the 37-year-old to the championship last year after an extremely controversial season finale in Abu Dhabi, which itself was preceded by a contentious year of racing.

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‘He’ll be back’: Ex-F1 driver rubbishes Hamilton retirement rumour

Former Formula 1 driver Martin Brundle is not at all convinced by the rumours linking Sir Lewis Hamilton with an immediate future away from the sport, affirming his belief that he will be on the grid in 2022. Hamilton missed out on his record-breaking eighth world championship when a controversial Safety Car restart by race

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Abu Dhabi controversy: Hill tells Hamilton fans to ‘get over it’

Former F1 world champion Damon Hill has advised fans of Sir Lewis Hamilton to “get over” his 2021 championship defeat to Max Verstappen. Hamilton and Verstappen entered the final round of the season in Abu Dhabi level points following an enthralling season of adrenaline-filled racing, and the Red Bull driver started the grand prix on

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Ex-F1 champion claims Horner-Wolff rivalry is a ‘front’

Former Formula 1 world champion Damon Hill has said that he does not believe the rivalry between Mercedes boss Toto Wolff and Red Bull team principal Christian Horner is as real as they would like to have fans believe. Horner and Wolff went head to head on a number of occasions throughout the 2021 season


‘Mature’ Alonso Less Difficult To Work With – Ex-F1 Champion

Fernando Alonso is less difficult to work with and have as a team-mate now that he has matured, according to Damon Hill. Alonso publicly fell out with McLaren and Sir Lewis Hamilton when they were team-mates in 2007, and he has often been considered difficult to work with. READ: Bottas Suggests Mercedes Could Have Saved