Lewis Hamilton has been fined £288 for driving infringements in Melbourne during the Australian GP weekend.
The McLaren driver was caught by police performing burnouts outside the paddock at the wheel of his Mercedes, which was later impounded by police.
Hamilton apologised for his behaviour, which he referred to as over-exuberant driving, but was charged with driving offences and the matter put before the courts.
Due to his preparations for this weekend’s Belgian GP at Spa, Lewis didn’t appear in court, but he was handed a fine and told by magistrate Clive Alsop that he should set a good example to youngsters with his behaviour.
“This is about somebody in a responsible position behaving like a hoon,” he said.
McLaren-Honda has finally, finally revealed its driver line-up for the 2015 Formula One season: Jenson Button will partner Fernando Alonso.
Lewis Hamilton scooped the 2014 F1 drivers’ title with a comfortable victory over Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
In the end, we got the story we wanted.
One of Formula 1’s most drawn-out ‘will they, won’t they’ sagas has finally been resolved ahead of 2014’s season finale. Yep, nearly two months after Sebastian Vettel announced his departure from Red Bull after the chequered flag is waved in Abu Dhabi, it’s been confirmed he swaps Milton Keynes for Maranello. Seb’s off to the […]