The last weekend, Lewis Hamilton he took the seventh title of his sports career. The Briton equaled the record for Michael Schumacher and entered the great history of world motor racing. However, criticism began to emerge after the comparisons between Hamilton and the great drivers who were in the Formula 1. Because of this, the Mercedes he got tired of haters.
This Thursday, Lewis Hamilton gave an interview in which he defended the achievements he obtained throughout his career and made a comparison of his childhood, where he ran in Karting. On the other hand, the current Champion commented that although the car makes a difference, with respect to the pilot. Despite that, he assures that what he does at the wheel is essential for a victory or a championship.
Hamilton wants to have more difficult situations, like the one he experienced last Sunday in Istanbul. “I wish there were more complicated races like Turkey, in conditions like these, the more occasions of this kind, the more times I will be able to show what I am capable of. I deserve the respect, it was a very hard Sunday in which you do not depend on the car.
Also, he defended his teammate, Valtteri Bottas, from criticism for his poor performance on Sunday. “There is another great driver who drives my car and obviously he doesn’t finish like me. I hear interesting comments from great drivers, especially from the past. Of course you need a great team and a great car, nobody has won the World Cup in any other way, “he said.
In recent days, a video in which Hamilton made a great comeback to obtain a victory in his childhood, while racing in Karts, went viral. “I drove a fifth-hand car with a shitty engine when I raced karts. I remember when I upgraded, my father had to remortgage the house to buy a 2,500-pound motor. When they put him in my car, he was in front the whole time. Of course you need good material, but what you do with it also counts ”, declared the Champion.