Lewis Hamilton will be ‘much wiser’ after dealing with ‘confusion’ at Mercedes

LEWIS HAMILTON’S robust begin to the 2022 F1 season was compounded by ending thirteenth on the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.

 Lewis Hamilton will be 'much wiser' after dealing with 'confusion' at Mercedes

Lewis Hamilton has endured a tricky begin to 2022 (Picture: GETTY)

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Lewis Hamilton’s disastrous begin to the F1 season will make him “wiser”, in response to former Dutch driver Jan Lammers, who has additionally backed the British icon to “get again on top of things.” Hamilton is coming off the again of a depressing weekend at Imola, the place he exited in Q2 on Friday, and was noticed afterwards having a heated dialogue with Mercedes workforce boss Toto Wolff.

It meant he began the Saturday Dash Race in thirteenth, and made no impression as he slipped again a spot within the 21-lap sprint. He would ultimately end thirteenth in Sunday’s Grand Prix, together with his troublesome weekend compounded by being lapped by rival Max Verstappen.

The seven-time world champion has racked up simply 28 factors from 4 races up to now, a full 58 off chief Charles Leclerc, and lies seventh within the standings. He has already publicly written off his possibilities of difficult for the title, and obtained a radio apology from Wolff after his newest race for being given an “undriveable” automobile.

New team-mate George Russell although, has endured the identical difficulties. His began the race eleventh in Imola, however ultimately rose to fourth to take his personal season complete to 49 factors – behind Leclerc, Verstappen, and Sergio Perez.

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 Lewis Hamilton will be 'much wiser' after dealing with 'confusion' at Mercedes

Max Verstappen lapped Lewis Hamilton in Imola (Picture: GETTY)

However Lammers, who began 23 F1 races having debuted on the Argentina Grand prix in 1979, advised NOS Studio Sport he thinks the present ‘confusion’ at Mercedes will ultimately profit Hamilton: “For Lewis, that is simply darn arduous, he hasn’t been used to all this for seven years,” he stated.

“This additionally causes some confusion for him. However with out confusion you do not get wiser, so I believe on the finish of the yr we are going to see a a lot wiser Hamilton. He will even get again on top of things.” Russel in the meantime, drove an uncompetitive Williams automobile final yr, one thing Lammers thinks has helped him via this troublesome spell for Mercedes.

 Lewis Hamilton will be 'much wiser' after dealing with 'confusion' at Mercedes

George Russell has outperformed Lewis Hamilton up to now this season (Picture: GETTY)

“Russell could be very open-minded at a brand new workforce, he has nothing to lose. He’s sitting subsequent to a seven-time world champion, what can occur to him?” he continued.”If he is slower than Hamilton, that is regular.

“He’s now driving half a second quicker within the race. There may be virtually half a minute between him and Hamilton.” The Silver Arrows haven’t got lengthy to handle any points, with the subsequent race the inaugural Miami Grand Prix on Could 8.


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