This season has been a bad one for Lewis Hamilton, and few thought Mercedes would be so far behind the main competitor at such a time in the season. The Briton has proven himself many times and everyone knows what kind of driver he is.
However, in order for him to show his full potential, a few things need to be changed. As part of a media interview with the media, Hamilton outlined what he wants the Mercedes car to be like. There are two things he wishes for: more downforce and more power or less drag.
It is evident that Mercedes has been working on all fronts to help Hamilton, but it is still not enough for now. “Ultimately as a driver you always want more downforce and more power or less drag, equates to similar steps in power,” he said, as quoted by crash.net “I think a calmer car to drive is what I am looking for in my setup."
Lewis Hamilton is optimistic
It is difficult to predict how the rest of the season will play out and whether Mercedes will be able to correct the problems.
Hamilton is an optimist and hopes that his team will be able to deliver better results in the sequels. However, despite the fact that nothing is going their way this season, they still believe that they will be able to turn things around, and that they can be competitive all the way to the end.
“It’s quite an unpredictable car but I think we’re going in the right direction. I think the team has such a great mindset. There’s a great energy in the team that we’re doing in the right direction and I am certain we’re going to get there in the near future.
Just got to keep my head down, just do the best job I can during the weekends”. An interesting season awaits us until the very end.
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