april 15 , 2014

Ferrari's vanity unit in overdrive

Maurice Hamilton believes Stefano Domenicali was doomed to fail due to Luca di Montezemolo and Ferrari's "unparalleled pressure of national expectation"
Stefano Domenicali was doomed to fail to live up to Luca di Montezemolo's expectations  © Sutton Images
April 7 , 2014

Jim Clark: The mystery remains

Maurice Hamilton remembers the day F1 lost Jim Clark, and looks at the questions still surrounding the fatal crash
March 28 , 2014

Red Bull barred from podium?

Maurice Hamilton uncovers a line in the regulations that could result in a rather confusing podium on Sunday
March 24 , 2014

The welcome sound of change

Ron Walker is to step down as chairman of the Australian Grand Prix. That's a relief in many respects, writes Maurice Hamilton
March 17 , 2014

Missing the bigger picture

Maurice Hamilton looks at how the UK's newspapers covered the opening round of the 2014 season
March 10 , 2014

The quiet before the storm

Maurice Hamilton looks at how the biggest F1 shakeup in a decade is failing to make waves in the UK papers just a week before the season opener in Australia.
March 6 , 2014

Williams Martini: A winning cocktail

Maurice Hamilton reports from the launch of a rather special (and familiar) livery
February 20 , 2014

The lie of the land in testing

Maurice Hamilton calls on his experience as a Formula One journalist to tell fact from fiction during testing
February 11 , 2014

Looking back going forward

Following the passing of driver manager David Robertson, Maurice Hamilton recalls how he got Kimi Raikkonen his first break in F1 and meets up with old friends to discuss the new season
January 27 , 2014

F1 launches on the grand scale

Maurice Hamilton recalls the golden age of Formula One car launches when the car was often just an afterthought
January 27 , 2014

F1 launches on the grand scale

Maurice Hamilton recalls the golden age of Formula One car launches when the car was often just an afterthought
January 7 , 2014

Brian Hart: Recollections of a racer

Maurice Hamilton recalls time spent with the late Brian Hart, who has died aged 77 and whose eponymous engine company was a success with the likes of Toleman and Jordan
January 3 , 2014

Old Mo's Almanac 2014

Maurice Hamilton takes an alternative approach to preempting what is in store for the world of Formula One in 2014
December 18 , 2013

Gobshite of the Year

ESPN blogger Maurice Hamilton filters through a long list of potential candidates in the Formula One paddock to name 2013's Gobshite of the Year
December 13 , 2013

Double points? Don't be daft.

Maurice Hamilton delves a little deeper in to who made the decision to award double points for the final race of the season
November 29 , 2013

The V8 era: Noisy but nice

Maurice Hamilton reflects on the end of the V8 era in Formula One and marvels at the achievements attained during it
November 20 , 2013

Magnussen: What's in a name?

Maurice Hamilton looks back at the parallels between the arrival of Kevin Magnussen in to Formula One and that of his father Jan
November 11 , 2013

F1 contracts: Don't rock the boat

Maurice Hamilton looks back at the history of broken contracts and broken promises in Formula One
October 18 , 2013

Pointless points

After Fernando Alonso became the leading scorer in Formula One history, Maurice Hamilton says there is no use in comparing points scored between drivers of different eras
October 12 , 2013

F1's customer care team

Customer cars in F1: who needs them? Not many drivers if you look at the list of World Champions
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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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