Hamilton reflects on '22 Mercedes car: "I really can't fight for the title with this"



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Hamilton reflects on '22 Mercedes car: "I really can't fight for the title with this"

The seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton had recently opened up on 2022 Mercedes F1 car, while he also had illustrated the reasons behind his failure last year. In the matter of the fact, Hamilton ended up 2022 F1 season at sixth, while his teammate Russell made an enticing debut with Mercedes, ending up the season at fourth.

Besides, last season, Hamilton had failed to win a single event. Since his debut back in the 2008, the 37-year-old had never witnessed a season without a win, while after completing his first winless season on November last year, the Mercedes F1 driver was quoted as saying “I’m glad it’s done”.

If truth so to be spoken, when compared to the speed that Ferrari and Red Bull engineers were generating last season, Mercedes had had little chances last season, however, Ferrari’s Leclerc alongside Red Bull’s Horner had already told to the reporters that Mercedes F1 team would highly likely to develop a car this season that would be able to compete for the title.

Hamilton reflects on 2022 F1 Mercedes car

Meanwhile, speaking in an interview with Formula1.nl, Hamilton, owner of the world’s highest number of podium-finishes alongside F1 titles, added that the 37-year-old had been really disappointed as his car couldn’t deliver.

Besides, reflecting on 2022 Mercedes F1 car, Hamilton added, “At one point I thought, 'God, I really can't fight for the title with this car. I think we started the year with a car we didn't want and ended up with a car we didn't want either, but we basically got stuck with it”.