march 30 , 2015

Malaysian GP: What the papers say

Maurice Hamilton looks through the reaction of the British press to Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari returning to winning ways at the Malaysian Grand Prix
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March 27 , 2015

F1 cost cutting: Not putting money where the mouth is

Mudslinging and an agreement on something that will never happen, it's all in a day's work for a Formula One boss, as Maurice Hamilton explains...
March 26 , 2015

Alonso: More questions than answers

Maurice Hamilton pieces together what we know from the Fernando Alonso crash and explains why the latest answers raise more questions
March 16 , 2015

Melbourne: What the papers say

After a dull opening race to the 2015 season, Maurice Hamilton looks at the range of reaction in the British newspapers
March 9 , 2015

F1 Previews: What the Sundays said

Maurice Hamilton looks at how the Sunday newspapers chose to preview the Australian Grand Prix as the clock ticks towards lights out in Melbourne
March 5 , 2015

Grand Prix Trust: Taking care of the carers

Amid the glitz and glamour of modern grand prix racing it can be all too easy to forget about the men and women that keep the wheels turning. The Grand Prix Trust makes sure that's not the case
February 25 , 2015

Memories of Gerard Ducarouge 1941 - 2015

Maurice Hamilton looks back on the career of one of F1's top designers, who "lived off flair and Gitanes" and was behind some very fast - if not always successful - F1 cars
February 18 , 2015

Uniform helmets

The intention is good but, as often happens in Formula One, the execution is heavy-handed - Maurice Hamilton on the FIA's plans to ban drivers changing their helmet designs
February 6 , 2015

Marussia: Let's not get emotional

Marussia's rivals have taken the brunt of backlash for its rejection from the 2015 grid, but should we really be surprised when the clowns are allowed to run the circus? Maurice Hamilton offers his view on the situation
January 29 , 2015

McLaren and Honda: Past doesn't make perfect

Maurice Hamilton explains why McLaren and Honda have to look the future rather than basking in the distant glow of their success in the 1980s
January 10 , 2015

Senna like you've never seen him before

Maurice Hamilton looks at how Ian Berry, an artist with little knowledge of motorsport, managed to perfectly capture the image of Ayrton Senna using only denim
January 6 , 2015

Jean-Pierre Beltoise: Memorable impressions

Maurice Hamilton looks back on the life and career of Jean-Pierre Beltoise and what he might have achieved with the full use of his left arm
January 1 , 2015

Old Mo's Almanac 2015

Maurice Hamilton looks ahead to a year of trials and tribulations in the F1 paddock in 2015 ... that almost certainly won't happen
December 17 , 2014

The 2014 Gobshite Award

With an idea borrowed from the late Hugh Leonard, Maurice Hamilton looks for F1's outstanding Gobshite of 2014, defined by someone who "is a jackass, often harmless but always hopeless"
December 11 , 2014

Alonso and McLaren: Never say Never

With Fernando Alonso's remarkable return to McLaren finally confirmed, Maurice Hamilton looks at why such a move seemed so unlikely until the last few weeks
December 8 , 2014

Serious fun

Maurice Hamilton reports back from the annual Sparks Motorsport Champions Dinner where big names from racing come together for a good cause
November 21 , 2014

F1 protests great and small

Maurice Hamilton reports back from F1 in Schools in which an innovative design was declared illegal by the judges
November 16 , 2014

Bernie's double-talk

After Bernie Ecclestone proved just how out of touch he was earlier this week, Maurice Hamilton looks at how times have changed since Ecclestone's early days
November 10 , 2014

François Guiter: Merci - et au revoir

Maurice Hamilton remembers François Guiter, the man who 'played a signature tune for the world of French motor sport' but refused to blow his own trumpet, after he passed away on November 8
November 3 , 2014

Mr E chokes on a reality pill

Maurice Hamilton on how the realities of F1's financial issues have finally caught up with its ring leader Bernie Ecclestone
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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