Lewis Hamilton was so close and yet so far. The Briton has won seven world championships over the course of his career, which links him to the Ferrari legend Michael sSchumacher. He was overtaken by the reigning world champion Max Verstappen in the controversial final lap of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The former champion was in control of the race, but a mistake by the FIA put him in a hopeless situation.
But that’s a safe bet Lewis Hamilton was not in his best form that we are used to from the Mercurial Mercedes man. Max Verstappen was always one step ahead of the former champion and also showed more hunger for his first title. He was also able to put Lewis Hamilton in an awkward situation more than once with his aggressive driving style.
But we’ve always known we’re a fighter making a comeback in our vintage style to silence the critics. But this time it was a little different. Lewis Hamilton He even considered retiring from the sport after that heartbreaking defeat in Abu Dhabi, but that love of the sport and hunger to win the eighth title brought him back to Formula 1.
Lewis Hamilton will focus on winning and not retaliating
There was speculation about this Lewis Hamilton could be out there getting revenge on Max Verstappen but the former F1 driver Johnny Herbert has completely denied these speculations.
Johnny Herbert called, “Some people seem to think that because of what happened last year, Lewis will be extra motivated to get revenge.”
“It’s not Lewis’ way.”
“Lewis is motivated to do his best at every track at every point of the season. He had that hunger in 2007 and he still has it.” As reported by gpfans.
Lewis Hamilton is a student of the game and has never been driven by extreme emotions. He knows how to keep his head when everyone around him is losing theirs. He showed that after the race in Abu Dhabi when he congratulated Max Verstappen even after this heartbreaking defeat. So it’s safe to say the only thing he thinks about, ‘to win‘ and not ‘revenge.’
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https://firstsportz.com/formula-1-thats-not-lewis-hamiltons-way-johnny-herbert-claims-revenge-not-the-priority-for-the-seven-time-world-champion-seeking-his-historic-eighth-title/ “It’s not Lewis Hamilton’s way,” asserts Johnny Herbert, “revenge” is not the priority for the seven-time world champion, who is seeking his “historic” eighth title