Lewis Hamilton dismisses distinctive F1 report – ‘It is of zero significance’

Lewis Hamilton has dismissed the significance of his distinctive F1 report as time runs out to keep up his success charge.

The seven-time champion has the honour of being the one driver in F1 historical past to have gained at the least one grand prix in every season he has competed previous to the present marketing campaign.

Hamilton, nonetheless, has but to style victory this season and now has simply seven races left to maintain his streak alive, successfully six given he begins Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix behind the grid.

Requested concerning the report, Hamilton stated: “Actually, it has zero significance to me.

“I am grateful that every yr, now we have had, since 2007, a chance to win.”

Hamilton senses victory probability

Mercedes was unlucky to not mount a better problem for victory on the Dutch GP after a late security automotive robbed followers of a doubtlessly thrilling battle between Max Verstappen, George Russell and Hamilton within the closing levels.

However enhancements throughout the yr have given the record-holding 103-time race winner confidence he’ll get at the least another alternative to proceed his streak.

“I do consider we’ll have an opportunity this yr,” stated Hamilton. “We have nonetheless bought some races to go.

“And that is positively an actual huge objective for us as a crew, to get again to the entrance and be combating for the lead however I don’t know the place our automotive goes to be nice.

“It was a shock after we bought within the automotive final week, and it felt so a lot better than it… fully completely different to the earlier weekend.

“However I am hoping as a rule, it appears like Budapest and the final race [Dutch GP] for the remainder of the races.”

Pressed on the actual fact he has not fully given up on the report, Hamilton added: “I am not targeted on the report however, in fact, I am making an attempt to get that win this yr.

“However the report just isn’t vital to me. Simply because I do not actually care about data basically.”

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