Hamilton continues to watch Red Bull and Ferrari: ‘We’re still chasing them’

Hamilton continues to watch Red Bull and Ferrari: ‘We’re still chasing them’


Lewis Hamilton had to start from the back row with a car that was not very fast at Monza, so the Briton was happy to manage to finish fifth. He had a difficult initial phase with his Mercedes, but after that he gained speed and quickly crawled through the field. After triple header The seven-time world champion is happy to have a rest weekend, after which he wants to chase Red Bull Racing and Ferrari again.

For Hamilton, fifth place is within reach, he points out through play. “I don’t think there was more today. The start of the race was difficult, we struggled in the early laps, but we got better,” said the Briton, who spoke in similar terms at the start of the race. Sky Sports explained his opening phase. “I had a very difficult time with the cold tires and the heavy car at the beginning.”

With a car that didn’t go very well at Monza, the Mercedes driver was very pleased with his last place. “P5 is something I didn’t expect so I’m happy with that. I had a good race. I didn’t expect to finish so high. I’m glad I could come in front. In the end, I’m glad it’s behind safety car in the end, because there were two drivers behind me with new tires.

Enjoy the rest of the weekend

After a busy three weeks, during which the Formula 1 circus held no less than three different Grands Prix, the Englishman is happy to have a weekend off. “Of course, it gives time to analyze the last three weeks, and try to come back well in Singapore. Even though they were very fast today, we are still chasing them,” he continues to put Red Bull and Ferrari as targets.