Lewis hamilton has several followers and detractors around the world. The British driver has impressive talent on the track. However, his off-court attitudes earned him some haters. In recent days one of the legends of the Formula 1, Jackie stewart, had said that Hamilton ‘it’s not as good as Fangio‘.
After some insistence from the media, Lewis hamilton got tired and responded to Jackie stewart for your statements. The Briton targeted several former pilots, although he did not name any in particular. However, he continues to insist that he has deep respect for the legends of the category.
The pilot of Mercedes He commented that criticism is not in his way of acting. “Not zero that you should confront anyone about the way things are done,” he said. Hamilton. In addition, he was very annoyed with the attitudes of the former pilots. “I am struck by many people, particularly older drivers. They still have an obsession. I do not know why. Maybe one day they’ll get over it, ”he shot.
Although the main aim was Jackie stewart, Hamilton did not make statements with proper names. In addition, the British pilot noted that he has ‘a deep’ respect for them. «I respect the past and the legends. Even those who talk about me negatively all the time. I still hold them in high esteem, because I know it was very difficult because it was a different time in history »
The World Cup leader said to close that when he retires, he will not act in the same way. “It was incredibly difficult for them, and they are still the legends that they were. In 20 years, whatever it is, when I look back, I can promise you this: I will not speak ill of any young driver who is getting ahead and succeeding, “he said.