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Declaring that “title number five is the ultimate goal” when he visited Brackley earlier this week, Lewis Hamilton is adamant he’s up for the fight.
Having finished testing without a hypersoft qualy-style run on the board, Lewis Hamilton says it is difficult to predict F1’s pecking order ahead of Australia.
Lewis Hamilton wants Valtteri Bottas to stay at Mercedes in much the same way Sebastian Vettel wants Kimi Raikkonen as his team-mate; that’s according to Jolyon Palmer.
Rather than be wary of it, Lewis Hamilton has welcomed Sebastian Vettel’s record-breaking lap time in testing as he hopes it means Mercedes will have a “race on our hands.”
Mercedes pair Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas have both reported “challenges” with the tyres after they completed another half day of running each in Barcelona.