Hamilton Expects Serious Battle For 2017 F1 Championship

Formula One, Lewis Hamilton, F1 ChampionshipLewis Hamilton is expecting “a serious battle” for the 2017 Formula One Championship in the wake of Ferrari’s “spectacular” form in pre-season testing.

Ferrari finished top of the time-sheets for eight days of running in Barcelona with Kimi Raikkonen’s benchmark over half a second ahead of Mercedes’ best.

Ferrari also set the pace on all four of Pirelli’s fastest compounds and afterwards, Hamilton described their pace as spectacular and expects more from them when the season starts.

The 2017 Formula One Season will start on March 26 in Melbourne, Australia.

Hamilton Confirmed Italian Grand Prix Champion

hamiltonFormula One Champion, Lewis Hamilton’s victory in the Italian Grand Prix has been confirmed after stewards took no action, following an investigation into tyre pressure.

The Mercedes cars of Hamilton and Nico Rosberg both showed pressure in one tyre below the minimum permitted level when tested on the grid before the race.

However, an FIA statement said the tyres were cooler than other cars because the warming blankets had been disconnected.

It also said stewards were satisfied, as Mercedes had followed the correct procedure with tyre manufacturer, Pirelli.

According to the result of the race, Hamilton won by 25 seconds ahead of Sebastian Vettel.