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
Jonathan Williams talks to Jim Clark ahead of his solitary F1 race in 1967  © Sutton Images
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
June 13 , 2014

F1 preoccupied with penalties

Has the dishing out of penalties gone too far in F1? Maurice Hamilton asks the question following the case of Max Chilton at the Canadian Grand Prix
June 7 , 2014

Räikkönen: Don't confuse him with numbers

Maurice Hamilton looks at the confusion over how many races Kimi Raikkonen has started and why the Finn probably cares little either way
May 23 , 2014

Friday at Monaco

Maurice Hamilton on what does (and doesn't) happen during Formula One's 'rest day' at the Monaco Grand Prix
May 19 , 2014

'A true racer of the old school'

Maurice Hamilton pays tribute to Sir Jack Brabham after the news of his death on Monday, and looks at a man as 'crafty' off the track as he was on it
May 12 , 2014

F1 2014: Better than it sounds

Maurice Hamilton gives his own unique assessment of the current noise of Formula One after giving the V6 era an unique audition in Spain which it passed with flying colours
May 3 , 2014

Nigel Stepney 1958 - 2014

Maurice Hamilton shares his memories of former-Ferrari mechanic and "died-in-the-wool racing man" Nigel Stepney after the news he was killed in a car accident
May 1 , 2014

Ayrton Senna's legacy

Maurice Hamilton reflects on lasting legacy Ayrton Senna has left on Formula One, the people he worked with and the wider world
April 29 , 2014

Bernie Ecclestone: Teflon man

Maurice Hamilton looks at why the BBC's Panorama programme only uncovered the fact that Bernie Ecclestone is still the master at covering his tracks in a legitimate manner
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"
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
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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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