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Azerbaijan GP F1 2022: Former Mercedes engineer talks about a problem with Hamilton that prevents him from competing in 2022

ORn former staff member of Mercedes revealed one of the weak points of Lewis Hamilton. Philipp Brndleformer engineer of the German team, has compar


ORn former staff member of Mercedes revealed one of the weak points of Lewis Hamilton. Philipp Brndleformer engineer of the German team, has compared the seven-time champion with another F1 giant such as Michael Schumacher and with Nico Rossbergwho assures that they would have better results than the British with the 2022 car.

“Lewis needs to have great confidence in his car.which is very important to him. Hamilton is not like Schumacher or Rosberg and does not have that technical training. But he feels what the single-seater is”, confesses this aerodynamicist who spent six years working on the Stevenage driver’s cars.

Hamilton is having a rough time this year. He is 75 points away from the World Cup leader, Max Verstappen, who already beat him last year. The Briton has only one podium and, to make matters worse, George Russellnewcomer to the team to replace Valtteri Bottasis being superior to Lewis.

Despite the poor start to the season, Brndle does not rule out the seven-time champion for the title. He has a lot of championship left (15 appointments ahead) and sees Hamilton capable of waking up on time. “These 75 points are three races. Leclerc also had an advantage of more than 40 points at the beginning of the year, the season is still long”he emphasizes.

Hamilton targets Silverstone

Hamilton is pushing Mercedes to make the W13 more competitive. The goal of the Briton is to be able to shine in the home Grand Prix. “I hope that when we get to the British Grand Prix at Silverstone we will have the car that we want to have so that we can fight with Ferrari and Red Bull.”underlines.

“I know that the factory is working tirelessly to move the car forward. And I have no doubt that sooner or later we’ll get it right“, sentence to close his speech a Hamilton wanting to change the course of this season. Just in case he has already dropped that look askance at 2023. He wants the eighth crown before retiring and the truth is that this course has it complicated.