Hamilton: Mercedes one-two still the aim


Lewis Hamilton is still targeting a top-two finish at the Austrian Grand Prix despite his five-place grid penalty leaving him down in P8.

Hamilton, who was P3 in the classification, had to back off on his last flying lap after a scrappy first sector. But, after Romain Grosjean's stoppage prompted the yellow flags, all drivers had to settle for their opening Q3 times.

The Brit, though, still has high hopes for Sunday's race, especially with changing conditions and the threat of rain,

"Congratulations to Valtteri, he did a fantastic job and Sebastian has been very quick," said Hamilton. "It just wasn't meant to be today.

"I'll do the best job I can. I want to get up there and get a one-two with Valtteri.

"It makes no sense for Valtteri to slow down, it makes sense for him to push hard to win the race."

Hamilton also confirmed that he found out about his gearbox change on Tuesday.