Bahrain

Last Race: 19th April Bahrain

Bahrain GP Results
Pos Driver
1 Lewis Hamilton
2 Kimi Raikkonen
3 Nico Rosberg
Spain

Next Race: 10th May Spain

Hamilton: Better than my results

2012-10-22 10:34:00

 RSS

Share:

Hamilton: Better than my results

Lewis Hamilton is looking forward to a strong showing this weekend in India, saying he is driving better than his recent results have indicated...

Lewis Hamilton is looking forward to a strong showing this weekend in India, saying he is driving better than his recent results have indicated.


Since winning last month's Italian Grand Prix, Hamilton has bagged just 11 points in three races.

Retiring with a gearbox failure in Singapore while leading the grand prix, Hamilton finished fifth in Japan before an anti-roll bar failure cost him pace and points in Korea where he was tenth.

The Brit, though, heads to India determined to return to the front, adamant he is better than his recent results.

"I didn't have a particularly tidy weekend there last year: but I feel I've been driving better than ever recently - even if the results haven't quite shown it - so I'm headed to India determined for another good result," Hamilton said.

"I think we'll have a car that's a match for the circuit and I can't wait to get out there and start practicing on Friday."

Hamilton, however, was not the only McLaren who struggled in Korea as team-mate Jenson Button failed to see the chequered flag after being hit by not one but two Saubers.

It was the second successive grand prix in which neither McLaren driver reached the podium, prompting Martin Whitmarsh to declare that while fortune has not favoured McLaren of late it will again.

"Our two weekends in Japan and Korea weren't particularly prosperous," said the McLaren team boss.

"But while fortune certainly didn't smile on McLaren during those two races, it's proof if it were needed that no team or driver is immune from tides of good or bad luck.

"Of course, luck flows both way, and I'm positive that, after two disappointing races, this next double-header will be a more profitable affair for Jenson, Lewis and the whole team."

Immediately after this weekend's Indian Grand Prix, Formula One will head to Abu Dhabi for the second in three successive double-headers.

Here's a man with a lot of reasons to be happy

Editor's Picks

Tech: McLaren Rear Wing

Tech: McLaren Rear Wing

Matt Somerfield looks at the new rear wing top flap and mainplane that was introduced on Fernando Alonso's car in Bahrain...

Team-Mate Wars: Bahrain

Team-Mate Wars: Bahrain

In F1, the first person you have to beat is your team-mate. Andrew Davies' Team-Mate Wars bows out for the final time...

Forum: Good For A Laugh

Forum: Good For A Laugh

Nico Rosberg laughed off number two claims; the Forum laughed at him laughing it off...

Kvyat Crossroads

Kvyat Crossroads

Out-gunned by his team-mate, Daniil Kyvat could be facing the stark reality that goes with racing for the Red Bull squad...

PF1 Fantasy Racing

PF1 Fantasy Racing

Are you a Ross Brawn or a Paul Stoddart? Can you manage money like Bernie or Caterham? Let's find out...