Hamilton hopes to keep championship title
By Mandisi Tyulu
24 May 2009
Lewis Hamilton says his hopes of keeping his championship title ended during qualifying for today’s Monaco Grand Prix.
Hamilton finished 16th in qualifying after sliding into the Mirabeau corner 11 minutes into the first qualifying session.
But he was demoted to last on the grid because his McLaren needed a new gearbox after the accident.
A dejected Hamilton is already 32 points behind leader Jenson Button who took pole