Lewis Hamilton reveals if he believes he can fight for his first victory at the French Grand Prix, and adds Mercedes has “started to hit a patch of consistency”.
The French Grand Prix has usually been a strong race for Mercedes, so a lot of observers believe it could provide a chance for the team to get their first victory of 2022.
Ahead of the race weekend, Lewis Hamilton was asked if he believes he will be in the hunt for the victory.
“I hope so, that’s what we’re all working towards,” the Briton said.
“I’m working towards getting that win and I do believe at some stage we will be able to compete with these guys, whether that’s this weekend or in five races time. The journey is the important part.
“We started off not where we wanted to be, we’ve made progress and we’ve started to hit a patch of consistency.
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“When we do get back to where we deserve to be, I think we’ll appreciate it that much more.”
Mercedes has also brought several upgrades to France, and Lewis says he hopes the team’s progress will continue this weekend.
“Every weekend we’re helping to improve, for sure. I really don’t know what to extent this weekend.
“We have things we’re constantly changing on the car, aero surfaces and things like that, I’m hoping we discover something this weekend and that hopes us creep further forward.
“In general this has been a decent race for us, and I hope that continues this weekend,” Hamilton concluded.