Great Britain

Last Race: 05th July Great Britain

Great Britain GP Results
Pos Driver
Germany

Next Race: 19th July Germany

Watson: Hamilton needs Brit GP win

2014-06-30 13:04:00

 RSS

Share:

Watson: Hamilton needs Brit GP win

Sunday's British GP could be a "make or break" race in the Championship for Lewis Hamilton, according to John Watson...

Sunday's British GP could be a "make or break" race in the Championship for Lewis Hamilton, according to John Watson.


Hamilton heads to Silverstone on the back foot having lost ground to his team-mate Nico Rosberg in two successive races.

While the Brit failed to finish in Montreal, where Rosberg was second, he was unable to challenge his team-mate for the victory at the following race in Austria.

The 29-year-old therefore heads into his home grand prix trailing Rosberg by 29 points and in need of swinging the momentum back in his favour.

Watson told the Daily Mail: "He needs to win this race big time. It is make or break - as important a grand prix for Lewis as any in his career has ever been.

"He needs to respond to Nico Rosberg's excellent performances by dominating him in every way, in qualifying and in the race.

"He needs to reassert himself. It is not an issue of speed. In Austria it was a matter of not quite doing things accurately enough.

"He was not quite as exact in how he got into the pit box as he could have been, whereas Nico is maxing out on his potential, in his in-lap, his out-lap, pit stop. He is nailing everything.

"Lewis has always relied on his natural skills. Nico is metronomic."

Catch up time for Seb and Rocky

Editor's Picks

F1's Not Sick, It's Neutered

F1's Not Sick, It's Neutered

As the town crier predicts the end of the F1 world, Jean Todt insists the sport just has a headache; take two and call me in the morning...

Conclusions From Austria

Conclusions From Austria

Danger is never far away, McLaren into the abyss, game of moans and more in our conclusions from the Red Bull Ring...

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...

Williams Update The FW37

Williams Update The FW37

Williams arrived in Austria with perhaps their largest update package for some time and Matt Somerfield looks at some of those upgrades...

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...