Lewis Hamilton finished only in 13th at the Grand Prix of the Emilia Romagna and experienced the next personal debacle. After the destination entrance, Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff apologized by radio message at the ex-world champion and referred to the silver arrow as “unavoidable”.
“Lewis, hi. Sorry for what you had to drive today. I know, [the car] is unavoidable and in the end is no result that we earn. It continues, but that was a terrible race,” Wolff said Funk shortly after the end of the race.
After a few seconds, Hamilton replied, “Yes, no problem, Toto. Let’s continue working hard.” Wolff replied to this: “Yes, we do that. We fight us out here!”
With only 28 points after four races, Hamilton is currently only seven in the driver’s ranking and thus 58 counters behind leader Charles Leclerc (Ferrari). Hamilton’s teammate George Russell drove to the points on Sunday as a fourth.
Formula 1: Lewis Hamilton apologizes
Almost the entire race hung the Brite in the DRS train behind Alpha-Tauri-Man Pierre Gasly and found no way over. To all, the Mercedes pilot was humbled against race end of archrivale max stages. Hamilton had to let the Dutch beyond.
“I do not really know what to say. It’s definitely not easy. But we all feel it as a team. Everyone is focused and try their best. There are no one who gives up. We all want to progress as fast as possible Making. After all, George brought points today for Mercedes. Therefore, apologize that I did not make it as well, “Hamilton said after the race.
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Formula 1: The World Cup stand (after 4 of 23 races)
- Driver rating:
|2||Max stappen||Red Bull||59|
|3||Sergio Perez||Red Bull||54|
7 | Lewis Hamilton | Mercedes | 28
8 | Valtteri Bottas | Alfa Romeo | 24
9 | Esteban Ocon | Alpine | 20
10 | Kevin Magnussen | Alfa Romeo | 15
- Constructor’s rating: