Alonso wins as Hamilton and Massa stumble (2008 Japanese Grand Prix)

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Lewis Hamilton has been accused of being too hot-headed and risking too much in championship deciding situations. Felipe Massa has been criticised for making mistakes in wheel-to-wheel battles. Watching the Japanese Grand Prix, it wasn’t difficult to understand why. As the two championship contenders provoked controversy in the opening laps, Fernando Alonso motored through to … Continue reading Alonso wins as Hamilton and Massa stumble (2008 Japanese Grand Prix)

Felipe Massa scores flawless win at Valencia (2008 European GP review)

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Felipe Massa is a hard man to beat from pole position and so it proved once again in the European Grand Prix. Lewis Hamilton never managed to get on terms with the Ferrari driver but second place means he retains the lead in the drivers’ championship. But Massa is being investigated by the FIA stewards … Continue reading Felipe Massa scores flawless win at Valencia (2008 European GP review)

Lewis Hamilton wins despite strategy blunder (2008 German GP review)

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Lewis Hamilton was dominating the German Grand Prix until a safety car appearance threw his race into disarray. His McLaren team made a clear mistake by failing to bring him into the pits – leaving him to fight his way back to the front of the field the hard way. After taking his delayed stop … Continue reading Lewis Hamilton wins despite strategy blunder (2008 German GP review)

British Grand Prix 2008: Lewis Hamilton scores home win as Ferrari flounder

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Lewis Hamilton won a thrilling British Grand Prix at Silverstone as McLaren capitalised on a strategic blunder by Ferrari. McLaren called the changing conditions perfectly while Ferrari got their strategy badly wrong for Kimi Raikkonen, leaving him to battle his way up to fourth. Hamilton’s win sets up a three-way tie at the top of … Continue reading British Grand Prix 2008: Lewis Hamilton scores home win as Ferrari flounder