Windsor: 'Hamilton won't be able to beat that well-oiled machine'

18-01-2022 18:41 | Updated: 18-01-2022 20:58
by GPblog.com
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Windsor: 'Hamilton won't be able to beat that well-oiled machine'

Peter Windsor is very critical of Lewis Hamilton's title chances for 2022. He already mentioned the points by which the seven-time world champion will be at a disadvantage at the beginning of next season. In addition, his prediction for the denouement of 2022 is also not tender for the Mercedes driver.

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"If Hamilton is going to be world champion, it's going to be because of something really strange has happened," Windsor says in a video on You Tube. All of Hamilton's talent and the complete package he has around him at Mercedes will not be enough to beat the well-oiled machine made up of Max Verstappen, Sergio Perez, Adrian Newey and Red Bull Racing in 2022, according to F1 expert Windsor. The Brit concludes that it is going to be very difficult.

After his defeat in Abu Dhabi last year, it has been suspiciously quiet around the seven-time world champion. The F1 world is wondering if the Briton will return behind the wheel this year. Windsor also wonders. He does not think so, but he does expect the performance in 2022 to play a crucial role in the further course of Hamilton's career.

"If Mercedes doesn't have any advantage and is indeed slightly slower than Red Bull, then all those other points are going to count too. Hamilton will ask himself, 'Do I really need this?'" Windsor hopes that his compatriot decides that he does indeed need 'this' and that we will continue to see Hamilton race for a long time to come, but concludes, "It's going to be very difficult to maintain that impressive motivation of his when everything is stacking up against him."

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