Australia

Last Race: 15th Mar Australia

Australian GP Results
Pos Driver
1 Lewis Hamilton
2 Nico Rosberg
3 Sebastian Vettel
Australia

Next Race: 29th Mar Malaysia

Rubens urges Hamilton to ignore critics

2011-10-14 15:17:00

 RSS

Share:

Rubens urges Hamilton to ignore critics

Rubens Barrichello has a word of advice for Lewis Hamilton: stop reading and stop learning what others think.


Formula One veteran Barrichello's support comes after McLaren driver Hamilton came in for criticism from several drivers over his aggressive on-track style.

"It is important the day that you understand you can only depend upon yourself. What others say doesn't matter. You need to be 100 per cent right on your thoughts and you can put it out of your head," Williams driver Barrichello said.

"Opinions are there and criticism is there and you just have to deal with it and stop reading and stop learning what others think.

"The most important thing is to have a good heart, to be a good human being and perform the way that your family raised you. The rest - you are going to have bad times and good times."

The Brazilian added: "Lewis is in the limelight a bit, so people say so many things, and when so many things are said you start to believe that they are right.

"But I am on the outside - he is the one who has to believe."

Related Links
Prac One: Schumi on top
Prac Two: McLaren supreme in Korea
Friday's pictures from Korea

Hopefully there's nothing strange under Rosberg's cap

Editor's Picks

Only Tifosi Understand...

Only Tifosi Understand...

It's not easy being a fan of the oldest and most successful F1 team but here's a guide to help those who don't understand you...

This Week In F1 History

This Week In F1 History

There were first for Kimi Raikkonen, Fernando Alonso, Michael Schumacher and Ayrton Senna...

Winners & Losers: Australia

Winners & Losers: Australia

It only took one grand prix for Sauber rookie Felipe Nasr to bag his first points and his first Star of the Race...

German GP Is Bernie's Failure

German GP Is Bernie's Failure

Andrew Davies asks, has Bernie's failure to secure a German GP deal brought the sport into disrepute?

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...