‘Lewis Hamilton says that Max Verstappen’s Mercedes feedback are an indication of weak point
‘I discover it humorous’: Lewis Hamilton says that Max Verstappen’s Mercedes feedback are an indication of weak point
- Max Verstappen stated that Lewis Hamilton’s success is all the way down to his Mercedes automotive
- Nevertheless the Brit has branded the 22-year-old’s feedback as an indication of weak point
- The 35-year-old may win a record-equalling seventh world title this season
The Briton, 35, has gained 5 of the final six world titles, and can match Michael Schumacher’s file seven championships if he extends that run this season.
However Verstappen, 22, not too long ago stated that was solely all the way down to Hamilton’s Mercedes automotive.
Lewis Hamilton (center) has delved right into a disagreement with rival Max Verstappen (proper)
Verstappen has stated that Hamilton had solely achieved his success on account of his Mercedes automotive
Talking on the Silverstone launch of the Silver Arrows’ 2020 machine on Friday, Hamilton stated: ‘I discover it humorous. I’ve at all times been identified to do my speaking on the observe, so I are inclined to see that as an indication of weak point.
‘Right now of the yr you do not really feel any stress. You’re targeted however it’s about having fun with the second.’
Hamilton’s £40million-a-year take care of Mercedes expires on the finish of the yr however, after Ferrari distanced themselves from a transfer for him this week, Hamilton was constructive about signing a brand new contract.
Hamilton has stated that the 22-year-old’s feedback are ‘humorous’ and a ‘signal of weak point’
‘It’s a actual privilege to be needed to remain and to be a part of an excellent crew,’ he stated.
‘That may be a nice feeling, and I hope I can proceed to assist to contribute to the crew’s success.
‘Yearly I’m attempting to enhance, take a step up, refine the sport and the psychological strategy. That’s the actual problem. However I’ve an excellent crew that I get to work with and yearly we’re extracting extra from one another. That is my eighth yr driving for Mercedes and the thrill is identical.’
Hamilton returns to motion on the first of two three-day pre-season assessments in Barcelona on Wednesday.