Retired Hamilton? Its focus

While he appears in great difficulty at the wheel of his Mercedes since the start of the season, Lewis Hamilton has responded to rumors sending him to retirement.

Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes are tough. While he had seen his eighth world championship title fly away in the last all of the last Grand Prix last season, the British driver is suffering at the wheel of his single-seater, unable to keep pace with the Ferraris or the Reds. Bull. “I’m no longer in the race for the championship, that’s for sure, there’s no doubt about that,” he also admitted at the end of the last Grand Prix, at Imola.

As in the previous two races, the seven-time world champion was once again unable to finish in the Top 10 and is only seventh in the drivers’ standings, 58 points behind Charles Leclerc. The situation is critical and some imagine it to mean stop. As was the case this winter following the terrible disappointment of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, rumors insistently evoke a retirement at the end of the season, or even before. And this despite a contract that runs until 2023.

If he had remained completely silent this winter, the native of Stevenage has this time published a message for a development in good and due form. “Working on my masterpiece, I’ll decide when it’s finished”, he wrote on Instagram. Recently, he had already responded to those who sent him to another team. “I am 100% committed to this team and I don’t want to change the air because we are going through a difficult period. It’s not in my DNA to back down, he assured. We can solve problems. It will be a complicated year but we will get through it together. We just have to work not to be in the same position next year.

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