Lewis Hamilton Hopeless of Any Improvement in Mercedes – “This Will Be a Hard Season”

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Lewis Hamilton suffered a disappointing destiny on the Australian GP after he confronted an engine failure and needed to retire from the race. This, mixed with Mercedes’ latest struggles, precipitated Hamilton to specific utter hopelessness concerning any enchancment to the W15 in the upcoming races.

As X (previously Twitter) consumer Deni identified, Hamilton advised Brazilian TV what he thinks will enhance because the season progresses, “Nothing. This will probably be a onerous season.”

Speaking additional on the engine failure in the media pen, the 7x world champion defined that it occurred out of nowhere inside break up seconds. He additionally admitted that it was irritating as he hoped to realize positions, however “these items occur.” 

He additionally defined that he realized nothing new from the workforce’s failure at the moment, as in addition they had the identical drawback in the final race.  “Nothing greater than I’ve not seen earlier than. We didn’t look horrible on the excessive speeds, however we have been sluggish on the sluggish pace this weekend. In the previous race, we have been unhealthy in the excessive pace and good in the low. It was a actual battle this weekend,” Hamilton added.

Lewis Hamilton amazed with the hole between Red Bull and Mercedes

Before his heartbreaking DNF, Hamilton was racing in opposition to Sergio Perez’s Red Bull, and because the Mexican pulled away from him, the Briton took to the radio and stated, “Geesh, that automotive’s quick.” The identical emotions have been additionally highlighted by his teammate, George Russell, who in contrast the Red Bull to a rocket ship.

Later in the media pen, Hamilton said, “He was on recent tires, however simply the way in which he pulled away down the straight, I used to be like [wow]. Same as final yr.”

The Mercedes star additional defined that there’s a huge hole of about a second between the 2 groups. Hamilton has been ready to combat for the highest step for the previous three years with the Silver Arrows, however the workforce’s struggles have continued.

Hopefully for him, issues will flip round subsequent season, as he will probably be driving a Ferrari. The Maranello-based outfit has proven vital enchancment this season and appears to be heading in the right direction of improvement, having received the Australian GP with Carlos Sainz and shutting the hole to Red Bull.

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