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 wants to 'repay' Mercedes

2013-08-05 12:33:00

 RSS

Share:

Hamilton wants to 'repay' Mercedes

Lewis Hamilton will be hitting the gym during his summer break as the Brit looks to turn his Hungarian win into the start of a title bid...

Lewis Hamilton will be hitting the gym during his summer break as the Brit looks to turn his Hungarian win into the start of a title bid.


The Mercedes driver made up ground in the Championship last time out in Budapest when he claimed his first victory for his new team.

The 25 points were also a welcome boost his title quest as Hamilton, who is fourth in the standings, closed the gap to Sebastian Vettel to 48 points.

And now the 28-year-old is determined to ensure he tackles the second half of the campaign in the best physical form possible.

"I am going to do everything I can in the gym, on the simulator and in the car to be a winner again and to give it a good go for the Championship," he told the Daily Star.

"The backing from Mercedes has been all that I could hope for. They have given me a strong, fast car that can be a winner and I want to repay them."

Hamilton, who won the World title back in 2008 with McLaren, is relishing the second half of the Championship as he reckons the remaining circuits should suit his W04.

"All the tracks coming up in the second half of the season should suit me and the car. I will be making sure I am fit for the task."

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...