Felipe Massa: a class act

Massa gracious in defeat

Hamilton’s title: press reaction

The British press on Hamilton’s title

Lewis Hamilton wins the 2008 F1 world championship – in pictures


Re-live the heart-break and heroics of Lewis Hamilton’s path to the 2008 F1 world championship title with this picture series. Here’s a selection of photographs from every round of the 2008 F1 season.

Lewis Hamilton is champion in epic climax to final race

2008 Brazilian Grand Prix review

Lewis Hamilton became F1?s youngest ever world champion as the destiny of the 2008 title switched between him and rival Felipe Massa on the final lap of the Brazilian Grand Prix.

Final 2008 championship points

Hamilton and Ferrari claim 2008 titles

2008 Brazilian Grand Prix result

Hamilton wins title at final turn

Championship changes hands twice in the final three laps (Video)

The 2008 F1 title was decided at the last corner on the last lap of the last race. Felipe Massa was poised to win the championship after Sebastian Vettel demoted Lewis Hamilton to sixth place. But Hamilton took fifth back from Timo Glock – and with it, the world championship. Inevitably, some have suggested Glock […]

Lewis Hamilton wins the 2008 F1 title and becomes youngest world champion

Lewis Hamilton has won the 2008 F1 world championship after finishing fifth in the Brazilian Grand Prix. Hamilton has become the youngest ever driver to win the F1 world championship. Aged 23 years and 301 days, he has beaten Fernando Alonso’s record of 24 years 59 days which was set in 2005. Hamilton is the […]

Rate the race: Brazilian Grand Prix

Rate the Brazilian Grand Prix out of ten and share your thoughts on the season finale below.

Ferrari win 16th F1 constructors’ title

Ferrari sealed the F1 constructors’ championship title in the Brazilian Grand Prix, increasing their record tally of titles to 16. Although Ferrari is the only active team to compete in the first ever world championship F1 Grand Prix at Silverstone in 1950, half of its title have come in the last ten years.

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