Lewis Hamilton was overjoyed after securing the second podium of presumably the hardest season of his profession on the 2022 Canadian Grand Prix. He hinted that it could be time to surrender the function of Mercedes’ guinea pig this season.
Within the post-race drivers’ press convention, the seven-time world champion admitted that George Russell might now take up the experimental function. He stated:
“Yeah, possibly within the second half of the season George [Russell] can do the experiments! We’re simply attempting to work…we’re simply attempting to progress as a group. And yeah, I believe shifting ahead, I believe we’ll be a bit of bit extra cautious on doing too many experiments because it actually does hinder you thru the weekend, particularly should you solely have follow one and two within the dry and don’t get a FP3, for instance.”
“So yeah, I believe there’s plenty of learnings from this weekend, and enhancements that we are able to make shifting forwards.”
Lewis Hamilton’s teammate George Russell has been driving with completely different set-ups over the previous couple of races, an try made by the Silver Arrows group to seek out options to its lack of efficiency, leading to fairly a disparity between the general outcomes achieved by each drivers.
“It will be attention-grabbing for us there” – Lewis Hamilton excited to return to Silverstone
Taking the momentum from a robust P3-finish in Canada, Lewis Hamilton is thrilled to return to the UK for his residence race.
Admitting that he’s uncertain about the place the group is prone to stand given the prevailing porpoising points, the Briton stated:
“I suppose we’re higher in medium and high-speed corners most likely, than we’re within the low-speed corners so I…however we’ve got bouncing, so I don’t know the way it’s going to be by Copse and all these locations. Max [Verstappen] doesn’t know what I’m speaking about – however Carlos [Sainz] is aware of what I’m saying. So, it’ll be attention-grabbing for us there. However yeah, actually excited to get again to the UK, the climate’s unimaginable proper now, so I hope it’s the identical subsequent week.”
Heading into the 2022 British Grand Prix, the 37-year-old stands sixth within the Driver Standings, with 77 factors to his identify.