Hamilton: "We have a competitor this year who is our equal, if not stronger."

23-09-2021 11:10 | Updated: 23-09-2021 11:22
by GPblog.com
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Hamilton: We have a competitor this year who is our equal, if not stronger.

Mercedes won every race in Russia and are therefore the top favourites going into the upcoming race at Sochi. Lewis Hamilton says that this year with strong competitor Max Verstappen it will be different.

Hamilton top fit again

Lewis Hamilton is, fortunately, fit again. After the crash with Max Verstappen at Monza he got away with a scare after the Dutchman grazed the back wheel of his car over the head of the Brit.

During the FIA press conference Hamilton says: "Luckily I have nothing to show for the incident at Monza. I have done a lot with my trainer Angela; yoga, massage and also strength training."

Will the Mercedes streak be broken?

"It's going to be exciting this weekend," continued Hamilton who is actually surprised by the fact that Mercedes have won every edition of the Sochi GP.

"That won't be so easy now, we have a strong competitor this year who is our equal, if not stronger. And it might just rain, too."

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