Lewis Hamilton says he likes the historic circuits, but when racing on street circuits F1 can “really engage in communities and actually also have an impact”.
MERCEDES F1 NEWS
Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff comments on Andretti joining Formula 1 and says an “11th team means a 10 per cent dilution for everybody else”.
Mercedes reveals the team could not find any damage to Lewis Hamilton’s car after he collided with Fernando Alonso at the Miami Grand Prix.
Back in 2020 the late, great Murray Walker said he used to say Juan Manuel Fangio was the best F1 driver in history, but later changed it to Lewis Hamilton.
George Russell says Mercedes has “known all along there is a fast racing car there”, but they just have to find the key to unlock the W13’s potential.
Toto Wolff says he is happy with how “respectful” Lewis Hamilton and George Russell are with each other, even when they “race each other”.
Valtteri Bottas says his on-track battles with George Russell, the person who replaced him at Mercedes, are not personal, instead it’s just “points”.
Red Bull’s Christian Horner says Ferrari’s Mattia Binotto is “a nice guy”, and “just a different kind of competition”, but warns not to ‘write off’ Toto Wolff.
McLaren will enter Formula E in the 2022/2023 season, after announcing the acquisition of Mercedes’ championship-winning FE team.
Ben Sulayem says he is very supportive of Lewis and “really wanted him to win that eighth title”, but “you can’t let people off because they are your friends”.