Hamilton unbelievably ‘hypocritical’ | thejudge13thejudge13

Lewis Hamilton informed assembled reporters in Singapore he “felt sorry for the followers” given there could be no season finale showdown. But Hamilton forgets he has driver for probably the most dominant workforce I System One historical past. Mercedes have received 8 consecutive drivers’ titles since 2014 and seven drivers’ championships.

Lewis reminiscence could also be brief on account of disappointment he suffered on the 2021 season finale when a final lap shoot out noticed his workforce’s technique to go away him out on outdated tyres backfire. Verstappen handed him into the hairpin to go on and win the race.

But Lewis solely different Mercedes final race determine was hist first drivers’ title for the Brackley workforce again in 2014. His workforce mate Nico Rosberg was 17 factors behind Hamilton heading into the Abu Dhabi decider however suffered electrical points and fell by way of the sector to complete exterior the factors.



Hamilton repeatedly wins early

Even that season, Hamilton was mathematically dwelling and dry earlier than the decider within the desert even started.

In 2015 Nico Rosberg suffered considerably extra ‘no fault’ DNF’s than Hamilton and Lewis wrapped up the title on the fourth spherical from the top of the season.

In 2017/18/19 Hamilton once more wrapped up the F1 drivers’ championship on the third final occasion of the 12 months then in 2020 it was once more the fourth occasion from the season finale.



Hamilton hypocritical

Hamilton was requested on the drivers’ press convention in Singapore:

“Lewis, Max has obtained his first likelihood of profitable the title this weekend and given how thrilling your battle with him was final 12 months, how a lot of a disgrace was it for you that you simply didn’t get to have the rematch this season? And in addition, I assume for the game, as a result of it’s been fairly one-sided season for followers watching.”

Hamilton replied, “From my viewpoint, I’m not likely pondering a lot about it. Yeah, undoubtedly, I really feel for the followers as a result of that’s for everybody and even for us, final 12 months, going proper right down to the wire, that was intense for everyone.

“So it’s by no means nice when the season finishes early, even after I’ve skilled having it end early, in locations like Mexico. For you because the one particular person it’s nice, however for the precise sport just isn’t spectacular. 

“So I’m actually grateful to have had it like 2008, proper right down to the final 17 seconds, and clearly final 12 months just about the identical factor. So yeah, let’s hope for the longer term that it’s a bit higher.”



Verstappen not even dwelling and dry

In fact Max Verstappen is unlikely to wrap up the 2022 drivers’ title this weekend. He would want to win the race with the purpose for quickest lap and Charles LeClerc to complete P8 or decrease.

Verstappen might not even win it in Japan if the lead Ferrari driver goes properly in Singapore and Japan. 

This might imply the Dutchman would virtually undoubtedly retain his title with simply three occasions left to compete. One thing Hamilton has executed on a couple of event.

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