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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

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  • Ciao Luca
  • September 11, 2014: 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

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  • Eoin Young: Monza memories
  • September 5, 2014: 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

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  • Jonathan Williams: 1942 - 2014
  • September 1, 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

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  • Hamilton and Rosberg: An unmanageable act?
  • August 28, 2014: Maurice Hamilton analyses the reaction to the weekend's events at Spa-Francorchamps and explains why Mercedes needs to toughen up

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  • A racer's inspiration
  • August 18, 2014: 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

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  • Vettel: Cut him some slack
  • August 5, 2014: Maurice Hamilton looks at why Sebastian Vettel is struggling this year and explains why it would be foolish to write him off

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  • Hockenheim: Frozen out in a heat wave
  • July 18, 2014: 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

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  • F1 decision-making: An explanation
  • July 5, 2014: 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

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  • A welcome return to Austria
  • June 18, 2014: 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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  • F1 preoccupied with penalties
  • June 13, 2014: 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

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  • Räikkönen: Don't confuse him with numbers
  • June 7, 2014: Maurice Hamilton looks at the confusion over how many races Kimi Raikkonen has started and why the Finn probably cares little either way

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  • Friday at Monaco
  • May 23, 2014: Maurice Hamilton on what does (and doesn't) happen during Formula One's 'rest day' at the Monaco Grand Prix

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  • 'A true racer of the old school'
  • May 19, 2014: 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

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  • F1 2014: Better than it sounds
  • May 12, 2014: Maurice Hamilton gives his own unique assessment of the noise levels of Formula One in 2014 after giving the V6 era an unique audition in Spain which it passed with flying colours

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  • Nigel Stepney 1958 - 2014
  • May 3, 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

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  • Ayrton Senna's legacy
  • May 1, 2014: Maurice Hamilton reflects on lasting legacy Ayrton Senna has left on Formula One, the people he worked with and the wider world

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  • Bernie Ecclestone: Teflon man
  • April 29, 2014: 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

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