Gloom as Hamilton misses out on F1 title

THERE was further disappointment for sport fans today after young British star Lewis Hamilton failed to take the Formula One world title.It came after England lost the rugby World Cup final 15-6 to South Africa in Paris last night.

THERE was further disappointment for sport fans today after young British star Lewis Hamilton failed to take the Formula One world title.

It came after England lost the rugby World Cup final 15-6 to South Africa in Paris last night.

They were hoping for a boost from 22-year-old Hamilton, who was trying to become the first rookie, and the youngest driver to win the world championship.

However, he had a poor Brazilian Grand Prix, hampered by an apparent mechanical problem on lap eight when he dramatically slowed at one point, almost to a stop.

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