Lewis Hamilton won his 7th World Championship at the Turkish Grand Prix. Starting at P6, the Briton conjured up a magnificent race to claim his championship. He displayed impressive skills and patience to win the race.
In the post-race interview, Hamilton explained his bigger purpose to continue racing in Formula 1. He said the desire to do it to inspire others keeps him motivated. The love for his team drives him to be successful.
In an exclusive interview with Gazzetta Motori, he talked about his first impressions of Mercedes, Niki Lauda, and his idols, among other things. During the interview, he was also asked about his chances of racing with Ferrari.
He clarified, “We talked on occasion, but we didn’t go beyond understanding what options were on the table, and they weren’t the right ones. Our positions have never aligned, I think timing matters and things happen in the end for a reason.”
Lewis Hamilton explains his first impressions of Brackley
Lewis Hamilton made a move from McLaren and joined Mercedes in 2013. He said, “The Mercedes headquarters was more spartan, and I liked it because I thought: These people spend money on racing and not on appearance.”
He pointed out that McLaren spent a lot more on images and less on engineers and car developments. “Then I moved on to another team that put their money where it mattered: aerodynamic research, carbon fiber specialists, and so on. And I won,” he further added.
Hamilton was already sure about his future with the team by then. He explained, “Then I moved on to another team that put their money where it mattered: aerodynamic research, carbon fiber specialists and so on. And I won.”
Lewis Hamilton has equaled Michael Schumacher’s record of 7 World Championship titles. It is safe to assume that Hamilton will look forward to breaking the record next season. Meanwhile, the silver arrows will look forward to extending their record to the 8th Constructors’ Championship.
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