Crimson Bull chiefs Helmut Marko and Christian Horner have provided their ideas on Lewis Hamilton's difficult weekend at Imola.
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Crimson Bull advisor Helmut Marko took a second so as to add insult to harm after Lewis Hamilton endured a painful Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.
Hamilton and Mercedes had been off the tempo all through the Imola occasion, amid the W13’s ongoing struggles, with the seven-time World Champion unable to interrupt into the highest 10 in consultant situations.
A very low level of Hamilton’s race – and weekend – got here when reigning World Champion Max Verstappen put a lap on him, because the Crimson Bull driver surged to his second victory of the season.
Marko wonders what Hamilton is pondering now
Hamilton went head-to-head with Verstappen in the course of the 2021 marketing campaign in a bid to assert a record-breaking eighth F1 title.
Having missed out on the crown in well-documented, controversial circumstances on the Abu Dhabi finale, Hamilton withdrew from the general public eye and went silent on social media, prompting hypothesis that he may stroll away from the game.
Hamilton finally returned to tackle the 2022 season, and F1’s new rules, however Marko couldn’t resist a cheeky dig following his Imola efficiency.
“I imply, he was lapped by us, so perhaps he ought to have stopped final 12 months, he’s pondering!” Marko instructed Sky Sports activities Information.
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Horner provides his ideas on Hamilton's "horrible" weekend
Horner additionally shared his tackle Hamilton’s weekend as he spoke to media, together with RacingNews365.com.
“He is clearly had a horrible weekend, however he is nonetheless an eight-time World Champion,” stated Horner, earlier than correcting himself to say “seven-time” after “forgetting” the title gained by Nico Rosberg.
“He hasn’t forgotten easy methods to drive within the final 4 races, so sooner or later, they will kind their points out and he’ll change into an element, I’ve obtained little doubt.
“However clearly the younger guys are doing a fantastic job in the meanwhile.”