Formula 1: Mercedes star Hamilton: “Don’t go anywhere else”
Mercedes star Hamilton: “Don’t go anywhere else”
Lewis Hamilton is expecting a difficult season in Formula 1. However, the ex-world champion does not lose faith in Mercedes – and believes in victories.
Lewis Hamilton has returned to old strength in the fight Mercedes bold decisions required. They are in a process in this respect, the seven-time Formula 1 world champion emphasized at the press conference for the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.
Even on the first ride with the new one automobile he has re-evaluated his own goals for the season, said Hamilton, who actually wanted to win his eighth world title this year and thus become the sole record champion in the premier motorsport class.
“Obviously it’s a shock at first when you realize the car isn’t what it should be,” Hamilton said in the paddock at the Dishidda Corniche Circuit. But it doesn’t really change his motivation. Just redirect them, said the 38-year-old, who won the 103rd and last Grand Prix two years ago at the premiere of the formula 1 had done in Saudi Arabia.
“Will Win Again”
It is now about strengthening the team and supporting each individual. “But they have to Red Bulls don’t finish, the Ferraris and maybe the Aston Martins too, so that we can win at the moment,” he said. But that doesn’t mean that they can’t catch up with them. However, Hamilton also assumes that the defending champion Red Bull will be the winner and two-time world champion Max Verstappen has not yet shown the real speed of the new car.
He will win again, Hamilton assured, it will only take a while. It also happens that you don’t agree with all team members, but Mercedes is his family and he has one hundred percent trust in the team. “I’ve been here a long time and don’t go anywhere else,” said the Brit, who has been driving for the German works team since 2013 and whose current contract ends after this season.