october 30 , 2014

Back of the F1 grid? Don't go there

'The head-in-the-sand attitude of the teams does them no credit.' Maurice Hamilton looks at the state of Formula One after the collapse of Marussia and Caterham since the last grand prix
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October 18 , 2014

A championship won by half a point

Maurice Hamilton turns the clock back 30 years to the finale of the 1984 world championship when Niki Lauda just beat Alain Prost by half a point in Portugal
October 16 , 2014

Dealing with Formula One's down side

Maurice Hamilton analyses the reaction to Jules Bianchi's crash at Suzuka and how perceptions have changed since he started reporting on the sport in 1977
October 8 , 2014

Vettel and Alonso: The next McLaren dream team?

Maurice Hamilton adds another twist to the 2015 driver market with evidence supporting a possible McLaren dream team of Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel
October 6 , 2014

Andrea de Cesaris : 'A truly lovely person'

Maurice Hamilton looks back at the life of Andrea de Cessaris, a driver with a reputation for crashing in F1 but one remembered for his fun-loving and engaing personality
September 30 , 2014

John Crosslé: A quiet legend in a noisy business

Maurice Hamilton remembers the cars and the legacy of John Crosslé, creator of the world's longest surviving manufacturer of customer racing company
September 24 , 2014

Sir Jackie Stewart: F1 Code Breaker

Maurice Hamilton offers a unique take on how teams could utilise Sir Jackie Stewart in finding out if rivals are navigating a way around the FIA's new clampdown on radio communications
September 11 , 2014

Ciao Luca

Maurice Hamilton looks back at the impact Luca di Montezemolo had - not once, but twice - on Ferrari after his colourful tenure with the Prancing Horse came to an end
September 5 , 2014

Eoin Young: Monza memories

Maurice Hamilton recalls fond memories of his friend and mentor Eoin Young, "a giant of 'old school' motor sport journalism", who passed away on September 5
September 2 , 2014

How to buy a bit of proper Team Lotus

September 1 , 2014

Jonathan Williams: 1942 - 2014

Maurice Hamilton remembers Jonathan Williams, a 'very gentle man from another era' who raced just once for Ferrari in 1967 but left his mark on those he met and raced alongside, after he passed away on August 31
August 28 , 2014

Hamilton and Rosberg: An unmanageable act?

Maurice Hamilton analyses the reaction to the weekend's events at Spa-Francorchamps and explains why Mercedes needs to toughen up
August 18 , 2014

A racer's inspiration

Maurice Hamilton reflects on the inspirational work of Roger Pedrick, who has forged a career in art after his hugely promising racing career ended with paralysis in a 1977 shunt
August 13 , 2014

Ricciardo and McIlroy: Different kind of driving; similar result

Maurice Hamilton picks out some similarities between two young rising stars of sport
August 5 , 2014

Vettel: Cut him some slack

Maurice Hamilton looks at why Sebastian Vettel is struggling this year and explains why it would be foolish to write him off
July 18 , 2014

Hockenheim: Frozen out in a heat wave

Maurice Hamilton asks why interest in the German Grand Prix has dwindled so much that the stadium section was left empty on Friday and ticket sales are way down for Sunday
July 5 , 2014

F1 decision-making: An explanation

Want to know how decisions are made in Formula One but always been afraid to ask? Fear not, Maurice Hamilton is here to guide you through the ins and outs and ins and roundabouts of F1's decision making
July 2 , 2014

1969: The greatest British Grand Prix?

Ahead of this weekend's British Grand Prix, Maurice Hamilton remembers the epic battle between Jackie Stewart and Jochen Rindt from the 1969 edition of the race
June 24 , 2014

Standing starts after a safety car. How daft is that?

Maurice Hamilton explores the lack of logic behind proposals to restart the race from the grid following each safety car period
June 18 , 2014

A welcome return to Austria

On the eve of the first race since it returned to the F1 calendar, Maurice Hamilton looks back at Austria's 1964 debut and the history it brings with it
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WRITER BIO
A veteran journalist in the paddock, Maurice Hamilton has been part of the Formula One scene since 1977 and was the Observer's motor racing correspondent for 20 years. He has written several books as well as commentating on Formula One for BBC Radio 5 Live
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