Will F1 get a Hamilton vs Verstappen title fight in 2021? | The Race F1 Podcast | Season preview

22 mar. 2021
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The 2021 F1 season is almost here, and it's time for our experts to preview the new season. The big question to answer is if this is the year Max Verstappen will finally have a car capable of fighting Lewis Hamilton for the world championship. Host Edd Straw is joined by Scott Mitchell, Mark Hughes and Gary Anderson to predict what will happen throughout the entire field this year - and we've already got one eye on 2022's new rules and how the driver market could be shaken up.
00:00 Intro
00:28 Hamilton v Verstappen
17:54 The latest on Mercedes
22:10 The number twos
26:32 Honda's gains
37:16 Sandbags?
39:24 The midfield battle
44:51 Ferrari's recovery
48:44 'Class C'
57:12 Russell's F1 future
01:01:49 Eyes on 2022's new rules
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  • Max and Honda can do it. Max and Honda will do it.

    DreamyDreamyAcum 3 Zile
  • Hamilton is gonna take it again we all know this)))))

    Wayne 416Wayne 416Acum 4 Zile
  • I'd love to see Sergio win the championship

    Patrick AlvarezPatrick AlvarezAcum 5 Zile
  • Why do people always forget Lewisz early years they try to water down his wins making it all about the car. Please enjoy greatness. He is the Michael Jordan of Motorsport

    ABNN A&BABNN A&BAcum 13 Zile
  • Fia and Merc Vs Max Nice

    Zheng ZhaoZheng ZhaoAcum 13 Zile
  • Lewis is a better driver. Max is over rated af. Max doesn't half the skill of Lewis. You f1 folks just like hype trains in your sport. You have a 7 time 🌎 champ that you idiots don't even appreciate.

    matthew 2779matthew 2779Acum 14 Zile
  • It's high time for a changing of the guards! Worst thing about F1

    Phil RobertsonPhil RobertsonAcum 14 Zile
  • Why do I not hear anyone say Perez's is off the pace & so far behind Max? The Press Dogged Alex with this last year.

    Steve LuebSteve LuebAcum 14 Zile
  • Max is going to destroy Hamilton. Lewis has turned himself into a bitter radical leftist thinking hes untouchable while verstappen has focused on winning. Lewis used to be good for F1, now hes just another low IQ race hustler.

    M MacPhersonM MacPhersonAcum 14 Zile
  • lot divre ok{{{{

    Philip RileyPhilip RileyAcum 14 Zile
  • Yes. I'm from the future.

    Amal AmrithaAmal AmrithaAcum 14 Zile
  • Yes !! We'll get that fight after all . And will be more close that you think. And will be multiple winners as well. Stay tuned , it's me from the future.

    mircea miclosmircea miclosAcum 15 Zile
  • atleast in bahrain ..we will see

    Mayur RautMayur RautAcum 15 Zile
  • Mercedes definitely sandbagging in Q3.

    schumifan78schumifan78Acum 15 Zile
  • The championship should add rounds in different vehicles. Double points available for a V8 race round Bathhurst, ditto for results from an f3 race around McCau and a third set of double points for a 3 lap race around the isle of man course in equal WRC cars. IMO vastly preferred to simply adding even more "Tilka-dromes".

    lizardywizardlizardywizardAcum 15 Zile
  • I would love to see just one race when Hamilton is struggling in the midfield. Imagine the radio chat 😂

    David PrinceDavid PrinceAcum 15 Zile
  • This guys talk a lot of nonsense..useless people.

    Nuno FerreiraNuno FerreiraAcum 15 Zile
  • I hope Honda win and beat Mercedes! F1 has been dull of recent years! Role on the last of hopefully Honda success and role on 2022!

    Sam JepSam JepAcum 16 Zile
  • What u r saying about Hamilton didn’t have to battle is total nonsense. You sound just like those haters. Hamilton is the greatest in every department

    gustav dieselgustav dieselAcum 16 Zile
  • Lets do facts!!!! 1 Max won 97 of his first 100 kart races, WTF are you on about dodgy kart career, he is the best Karting has ever seen by miles, and yes also then he was tough and again much younger then everyone else. (you created a bullsh*t story on a part you have seen in the docu about Max, that was a 1 time mate) 2 F3 he had a shit start with tech DNF's, won more then ocon and was much faster then everyone else. 3 When he joined F1 he made a mistake in Monaco but his first year was flawless, that you don't like his driving style, aggressive driving style is your problem, I and many love it. Max never made more mistakes then any other top driver, Lewis is far from perfect either, and Max did it at age the other only could dream off. This whole bla bla about Max from you guys was utter nonsense and I guess you are worried for this year, not such a GOAT when he gets beaten by Max in a competitive car. very dissapointing from the Race, bah

    YerrieYerrieAcum 16 Zile
  • wow what a load of crap about Max kart career and about Max f1 start, 2018 were 6 dnf 2 his fault, bunch of UK Ham fans talking Max shit, by far worst episode of the Race

    YerrieYerrieAcum 16 Zile
  • probably not lmao, better not get your hopes up bois

    TimeTimeAcum 16 Zile
  • If I were vestappen I’d be more worried about Perez. This is his best and last shot at maximising his position in F1. He is going to be hungry!

    Adam MustoeAdam MustoeAcum 17 Zile
  • Seeing VER get the driver's championship with a few races to go and watching HAM sit by in 3rd place will be the frosting in the Twinkie.

    Jeremiah BachmannJeremiah BachmannAcum 17 Zile
  • Hamilton won with three wheels and people are calling Redbull winners. It's not only about the car, accidents and silly mistakes also count

    Seto KaibaSeto KaibaAcum 17 Zile
  • I think LW is just much more mentally stronger than Max, and that's what's gonna give him the edge at the end.

    Juan Pablo MatusJuan Pablo MatusAcum 17 Zile
  • I just cannot wait to see these two men come to blows!

    susejhater Churchisbadsusejhater ChurchisbadAcum 17 Zile
  • Probably not ! Mercedes sand bagging in testing , will be obvious when lewis wins every 2 out of three races ! I truly hope I'm wrong.

    APM MAPM MAcum 17 Zile
  • No, but we will have a hammy vs Ocon fight while Max is up front fighting with Alonso and Ricardo

    DonairDonairAcum 17 Zile
  • If Hondas engine is that good with the engine freeze its gunna be good for a while!

    The Bearded GingerThe Bearded GingerAcum 17 Zile
  • People seem to forget that Vettel had a clear chance to the Driver's championship in both 2018 and 2019 and Lewis fought back to claim both titles...Man is the GOAT and no one can disrespect him

    Young RollaYoung RollaAcum 17 Zile
  • I think it will be a three way title fight between Lewis, Max and Sergio.

    Russ SerpicoRuss SerpicoAcum 17 Zile
    • RIP Bottas

      Günther SteinerGünther SteinerAcum 6 Zile
  • We will know if Hamilton will have a shot at pole if bottas tops fp1 fp2 and fp3 like last season

    Clash AlwaysClash AlwaysAcum 17 Zile
  • Lewis Hamilton is the men!!

    basta al hoceimabasta al hoceimaAcum 17 Zile
  • the driver is the ultimate decider

    Bruno VelosoBruno VelosoAcum 18 Zile
  • he is in the best car because he mad that car the best

    Bruno VelosoBruno VelosoAcum 18 Zile
  • If Hamilton wins again he will be known as the all time champion, in front of Schumacher. If Max wins he will be known as the champion who denied Hamilton his solo glory.

    StartPlayFinishStartPlayFinishAcum 18 Zile
  • maybe they crossed swords somewhere in the paddock?

    lange71 krakapoilange71 krakapoiAcum 18 Zile
  • I just feel like Mercedes are playing with everyone. They make us feel like they are struggling but come second practice they are 0.8 of a second of everybody

    noel elifurahanoel elifurahaAcum 18 Zile
  • Lights out... Mercedes 1&2.. I’m not getting my hopes up..

    Snow RabbitSnow RabbitAcum 18 Zile
  • Couldn’t be arsed to listen to anymore after muppet finished speaking at 6.03

    John LordJohn LordAcum 18 Zile
  • Anyone who really thinks that redbull could be way ahead of Mercedes THIS year should not be pretending to be an f1 guru. You really have to be sleeping the last 7 years and specially the last year to even say something like that.

    Anon-sanAnon-sanAcum 18 Zile
  • Highly disrespectful to hamilton. He has fight all the way from a kid to where he’s in f1. Not just against rivals on track but the racists in the sport who to this day, hate that a black man is top in the sport.

    StandForThePeopleStandForThePeopleAcum 18 Zile
  • Mercedes is having gearbox issues until they are not. Lewis tires are done until they are not.

    Syfa DelgadoSyfa DelgadoAcum 18 Zile
  • Mercedes increased thermal efficiency of that engine. Can they start a race with a few kilos lighter on fuel or everyone starts with the same amount? I have no doubts that Mercedes has tricks up its sleeve. Also they perk up in those European circuits with cooler temperatures. I like how the competition is shaping up. As far as Valterri ... I think Mercedes supremacy is so strong that second place is like a desert with the 3rd place not being much of a challenge and the number one just peeling away. Max on a strong year still came 3rd and barely made the number two sweat.

    Mohamed AbdinurMohamed AbdinurAcum 18 Zile
  • Max still has to learn strategic patience. How he went tail to noise with Sergio at Turkey with slippery wet surface when he had the faster car that he could pick and choose when to overtake with only to get washed out by loss of down force illustrates the inexperience he's still learning from. Btw it could instead be his confidence in his abilities instead of patience. If that is the case then he's not going to learn from high risk incidents like that and won't really gain experience. But I don't think it's the case of confidence blinding him because that Bahrain race where Leclerc drove into Sergio pushing Max off the track showed max to be trading the cautious approach to racing lines and wasn't the cause of that. He showed patience in that matchup.

    Mohamed AbdinurMohamed AbdinurAcum 18 Zile
  • IF we are going to see a legit fight between two drivers, during the whole season, this season could well become a historic season

    Rob BleekerRob BleekerAcum 18 Zile
  • Verstappen raced dirty in supercars, so he should have no problem

    Chuck.U.FarleyChuck.U.FarleyAcum 18 Zile
  • I think Checo is extremely underrated even today, that Sauber season with 3 poduims was pretty much like Senna's 84 with Toleman and that Malasyan gp was like Senna's Monaco in 84. McLaren damaged his reputation pretty badly and he didn't deserved it that car was pretty bad and he didn't have the team behind him, he should've waited for that Ferrari seat. But he continued to deliver podiums in pretty bad cars, that's something Max and Charles never accomplished in a lesser team, neither Lewis but thats just because he never really had a bad car so we'll never know if he would've achieved podiums or even wins in lesser machinery. The same goes for Checo in a top car, perhaps he'll surprise us and could join Max and Lewis in a fight fir the title, but I think that only if Bottas is also up there otherwise if every Mercedes win goes to Lewis it's game over for the red bulls.

    Sergio Alejandro Rubio FloresSergio Alejandro Rubio FloresAcum 18 Zile
  • Max the Axe, Hamilton the Hammer? Who knows? But hammers can blunt axes!

    cresbydotcomcresbydotcomAcum 18 Zile
  • i think that lewis is the better driver and will win the fight ,

    Luc WilliamsLuc WilliamsAcum 18 Zile
  • Everyone's getting far too excited. Merc are going to be 1-2 on the grid, a full second clear of the Red Bulls. PS. I hope this ages badly! xD

    grizzlyhamstergrizzlyhamsterAcum 18 Zile
  • "Irresistible force meets Immovable object" Is that some Verstappen Bias there ;)

    varley10varley10Acum 18 Zile
  • Also interesting : IF Red Bull has caught up with Mercedes and we do get a VER vs HAM this year ... what does that mean for VER vs PER and PER vs BOT?

    GoogolGoogolAcum 18 Zile
  • I duno how you say Lewis has the measure of Seb in a wdc battle. He had cars capable of winning at mclaren but didnt. Hell lewis tweeted data from the team, was involved in lying about the safety car pass, etc etc . I.m.o. Lewis doesnt actually know how to be a honorable sportsman. Duhbai 16 for example. Its a team sport you win by winning right out not by sabotage. Merc has had such an advantage i dont deny lewis talent BUT he really hasnt had a battle since Nico

    CaptainToyotaCaptainToyotaAcum 18 Zile
  • I think RBR will be closer but merc will still have the edge. BUT if they do falter at certain tracks RBR will likely take it. BUT if you look at Rob Smedley's analysis of the long run pace etc in testing you'll see everyones bought same place with chances of being higher/lower. Also THANK YOU for having footage on a podcast so many on YT just blank screen

    CaptainToyotaCaptainToyotaAcum 18 Zile
  • The RedBull 16B Honda will beat the Meecedes W12

    Jorge VillacisJorge VillacisAcum 18 Zile
  • redbull's gearing up to let us all down again

    CantoxiiCantoxiiAcum 18 Zile
  • Perez/Verstappen title fight....

    K. BoschK. BoschAcum 18 Zile
  • If the cars are similar, max win easily from hamilton... hamilton just won because his car is far superior to the others and he is better than bottas. but max is much much better driver than hamilton.

    jglx28jglx28Acum 18 Zile
  • Love the insight from Gary on this !!

    Ryan HalleRyan HalleAcum 18 Zile
  • Not long to find out , but Mercedes will be on top come Saturday they haven't lost only gained from last season with the freeze there engine has helped to really show how good mclaren and Zak brown have got the team running and looking good for the future and the aero team on the mclaren can show with the power of the Mercedes pu how improved the car is and has been aero wise but its 2 days to fp1..

    paulF1paulF1Acum 18 Zile
  • vettel had a good chance of winning a title agains hamilton and who ruinied it with torpedoing =? thats right max the kid. vettel 4 titles max 00000000000000000

    TommyTarkovTommyTarkovAcum 18 Zile
  • Me waiting for that, Russel vs Max vs Charles vs Yuki Once Lewis retires.

    TLR EclipseTLR EclipseAcum 18 Zile
  • Peaky Downforce the BBC's new Birmingham based F1 series!!!

    James HutchinsonJames HutchinsonAcum 19 Zile
  • Pérez will win the title

    Draco RossoDraco RossoAcum 19 Zile
  • I’ve got to say I thought the race was better than this Hamilton always wins from the front narrative that has developed. He won plenty of races in McLarens that we 2nd or 3rd best cars and it’s disingenuous to suggest he has never had to fight for a win.

    GrizzlyB84GrizzlyB84Acum 19 Zile
  • Love how the same media that reminds the public ad nauseum not to read anything into testing then spends a few weeks after testing hyping up a battle that we won't see. I'm guessing come Saturday it'll be a Mercedes front row lockout with most casting their hopeful eyes back to 2022.

    Alex SpicerAlex SpicerAcum 19 Zile
  • is it possible for you to do video podcasts?

    Daniel AdeyemoDaniel AdeyemoAcum 19 Zile
  • Mercedes deprived us of Hamilton vs Russell bout. So this is the best we can hope for. But don't be surprised if this isn't even a close fight. Another year of F1 TV focusing on midfield cars, but at least we can enjoy the beautiful Alpine and Aston Martin.

    Arther TengArther TengAcum 19 Zile
  • I'm a red bull fan but if the red bull just took off with no serious battle I'd be disappointed. I want to see max and Hamilton work for the win and not take it easily.

    Silas MayesSilas MayesAcum 19 Zile
  • I'm not a massive Ham fan I'll admit. But you can't doubt him or say it's just the car, that's ridiculous. The guy burst onto the scene in his rookie year and was one error away from winning the championship that same year, he finished tied on points with Alonso who had won the title for the two years prior. Not only that, Hamilton rarely makes mistakes. We overlook it, but he is constantly and consistently fast and focused, even after being dominant for so long. He will go down as one of the best in history and deserves that credit.

    Danny BDanny BAcum 19 Zile
    • @schumifan78 you are so wrong, the best car on the grid on 2007 & 2008 seasons is ferrari (thanks to schummi), mclaren looks good because they had alonso & hamilton as their drivers.. considering your name, i think you very well knew that fact

      Julius TjahyadiJulius TjahyadiAcum 15 Zile
    • @schumifan78 22 wins and 1 F1 title with the unreliable mclaren car.. thats why many expert and great drivers admit his talent include nicky lauda..

      Julius TjahyadiJulius TjahyadiAcum 15 Zile
    • @Julius Tjahyadi In 2013, the year before the reg change made Mercedes unbeatable, how many wins did Lewis get?

      schumifan78schumifan78Acum 15 Zile
    • Don't forget, he "burst onto the scene" in the best car on the grid courtesy of being under Ron Dennis' wing. How many drivers start their first F1 race in the best car on the grid? A better measure would be to look how Lewis went in 2013, the year before the new regs made Mercedes unbeatable.

      schumifan78schumifan78Acum 15 Zile
    • @Craig Webster and your logic said every single drivers in F1 can get 70+ wins and 6 world titles just by driving the mercedes?? Very smart.. Lewis always wins every single championship in his career, he beat rosberg, vettel, and other f1 drivers even when they are not in F1 yet.. do you think lauda and mercedes would pick him if Lewis is not the best?? Lewis still manage to get 11 race wins and multiple pole positions during the vettel and redbull era, how many wins or pole positions that max can get during his career??

      Julius TjahyadiJulius TjahyadiAcum 16 Zile
  • In Mexico the Red Bull very much superior..??? No, dear Sir. That has not yet happend once in the last couple of years. Just the fact that Verstappen disappeared into the sunset didn't mean that the Mercedes was all of a sudden so very much overclassed. The Verstappen factor is not to be overlooked.

    xedor2003xedor2003Acum 19 Zile
  • Don't write off Perez.

    gad gupgad gupAcum 19 Zile
  • I think Charles leclerc was letting off but that's just my opinion

    frank pizzofrank pizzoAcum 19 Zile
  • To be honest I wouldn't even be annoyed if Lewis won, in fact it would actually be amazing for him to end his championships run with one real final fight to the wire, to prove he was deserving of all those titles

    ImK4OsImK4OsAcum 19 Zile
  • I love how all of F1 media is laser focused on Max vs Lewis. Forget Perez (and forget Bottas I guess, we all do), Alpine, McLaren, Aston Martin etc. I think this season is going to be a little crazy if I'm honest.

    AjayAjayAcum 19 Zile
  • If max stays at redbull & wins championships I hope people say things like “he’s always had a quick car” like they do Lewis.

    Sham LvSham LvAcum 19 Zile
  • As soon as I heard "Hamilton's never had to battle to win a race he's always been in the quickest or one of the quickest cars" I lost all respect for these fools talking.

    Elliott WilliamsElliott WilliamsAcum 19 Zile
    • unfortunately, most of these guys are really just assholes with a microphone. No wonder Hamilton doesn't like the media, I can't say I blame him. Just nasty they are.

      mrtheodenmrtheodenAcum 16 Zile
    • Do they even remember 2007, 2008 Season, 2012 season, 2016 season, 2017 & 2018 season... !!!

      Meme RavenMeme RavenAcum 18 Zile
  • yes pls. I would be happy if literally anyone could make it a bit of a challenge for lewis

    Pat WPat WAcum 19 Zile
  • Nah, if the _Red Bull_ has even the slightest edge, VER will smoke HAM. HAM has been running out front so long that his wheel-to-wheel combat skills, aren't as strong as they once were. Even more importantly, there is little reason to believe the _W12_ will be considerably better than its predecessors when having to chase from positions in traffic. Further, I would even offer that the HAM who once tamed any kind of package to extract the maximum from sub-optimal machinery now fares even poorer than BOT when car handling gets tricky. I hope we are treated to an actual battle for the _WDC,_ but doubt one will materialise.

    y1521t21b5y1521t21b5Acum 19 Zile
  • will there be a titlefight 2021?.....ask me again next monday... ;-D

    stratmanstratmanAcum 19 Zile
  • Sadly, I think that MB is being crafty at this stage and will dominate again in 2021, perhaps 2022 with the new rules something will change. Hope the other teams get closer though.

    Al ThepalAl ThepalAcum 19 Zile
  • I hope so

    ChristianChristianAcum 19 Zile
  • Well, in the end of the season, I don´t see! anyone team but one,anyone driver but one to win again! Obviosly , every team arr,ives most professional each year, stupendous young drivers,ambitious, courajous,but I don´t understand there are always little great things that spoils everything and make thebig difference to win! Thank you for the video,stay safe!

    Maria PiresMaria PiresAcum 19 Zile
  • Russell is going to need to make a decision about his future fairly soon - he's in the same age bracket as Verstappen and Leclerc, and they're both in high profile teams, while he is trundling around in one of the grid's slowest cars, and he'll get to the point where he can't live off his junior career soon enough. If Hamilton stays for 2022, Russell needs to forget about waiting and try and bag a seat as close to the front as possible.

    arfived4arfived4Acum 19 Zile
  • "the young guy, the Japanese guy.." its Yuki Tsunoda. As a commentator, shouldn't you at least learn the drivers' names before coming to work? Not too much to ask I would think. 🤦🏻‍♂️

    Kn GKn GAcum 19 Zile
    • @Sarojini Chelliah you are saying it like lewis does not get prejudice today LOL

      NewmaidumosaNewmaidumosaAcum 13 Zile
    • This what happened to Hamilton at the start of his career . There was a lot of prejudice. I would hate people analysing me to such detail trying to find some weakness for the benefit of the side they favour.

      Sarojini ChelliahSarojini ChelliahAcum 13 Zile
    • lol

      NewmaidumosaNewmaidumosaAcum 18 Zile
  • I predict Ferrari 1 & 2 for the first 20 races

    KosmoKosmoAcum 19 Zile
  • Not a fan of that music but otherwise a good listen!

    VivaMidnightVivaMidnightAcum 19 Zile
  • Valtteri needs to Realise that he needs to get a F U attitude start messing with Ham’s head this is his last chance

    Hanno CoetzeeHanno CoetzeeAcum 19 Zile
    • Yes, if Bottas doesnt put some proper pressure on Hamilton this season I would predict his seat goes to Russel for 22 after his performance in the Merc

      Bjørnar StavneBjørnar StavneAcum 18 Zile
  • I am NOT Lewis fan, but if the project is Lewis vs Max, i just saw Mercedes car vs Red Bull car. Nothing special than that one. But i chose LEWIS, he win that games.

    sianne ribkah meliawaty Handayanisianne ribkah meliawaty HandayaniAcum 19 Zile
  • Gary Anderson 🤦‍♂️ I'm sorry but what? Lewis never had to fight hard for any wins? Really? Never?

    ZoltanF1LHZoltanF1LHAcum 19 Zile
  • Lol..like u guys can just get rid off Mclaren, Ferrari, and Alpine... Im not buying this assumption..for stewards didn't do what they did to ferrari 2 years ago...vettel would've won the championship.

    Johnny MedJohnny MedAcum 19 Zile
  • A generational battle we did actually get to see only recently was with Vettel vs. Leclerc.

    Un ThennerUn ThennerAcum 19 Zile
    • @NeoLegolasSkywalkerStark Maybe both were?

      Un ThennerUn ThennerAcum 17 Zile
    • People always say it's the car not Hamilton, yet the person who was really carried by their car was Vettel.

      NeoLegolasSkywalkerStarkNeoLegolasSkywalkerStarkAcum 17 Zile
  • Roses are red violets are blue, red bull is quite fast, mercedes one-two.

    ElectronicRevelationElectronicRevelationAcum 19 Zile
    • @Kosmo i hope you are right my friend. Anything to make it more exciting.

      ElectronicRevelationElectronicRevelationAcum 19 Zile
    • Roses are red violets are blue, red bull is quite fast, mercedes are poo

      KosmoKosmoAcum 19 Zile
  • We hope that red bull engine will be consistent , looking forward to A battle

    matembwere chekaimatembwere chekaiAcum 19 Zile
  • Gary Anderson: Lewis Hamilton never had to battle or ring the neck of a car that wasn't the fastest apparently oh except for 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013. Even Ferrari had the quicker car in 2018 and most of 2017 But max, oh the wonderful max, has had to win in cars that are supposedly like wheel barrows. Anyone would think he won his races peddling a bike, not a car designed by a man widely regarded as the best engineer in the sports history.

    Ben KellyBen KellyAcum 19 Zile
    • I mean... the Mercedes was still the fastetest car in 17 in 18. Ferrari dropped off way too early. + in 08 he was lucky as hell. Just as he has been his hole career. Yes he is exceptional but also very overrated. His team mates in that Mercedes team were rosberg and Bottas, neither of them is or was one of the top drivers. Atleast that’s how I feel about it. I’m still waiting for him to prove he’s one of the best of all time

      Niko MoinNiko MoinAcum 17 Zile
    • They're over reacting. But what they mean is Max was never really a title contender with Ferrari out of the way. But these people will get annoyed when Mercedes pulls it off again like 2017-19 against Ferrari. As Mercs say, it always was closer than it looked. These people want championship to be decided in final race, I guess. But with extremely high number of races, the championship is bound to be wrapped up with 3-5 races remaining.

      Gautaman SGautaman SAcum 17 Zile
    • a very strange comment indeed given Lewis has had to dig very deep multiple times in the last few years to win races from positions he should not have.

      Mr.BubblesMr.BubblesAcum 18 Zile
  • Beat Bottas first..

    Forever BlueForever BlueAcum 19 Zile
  • Hamilton won’t be as hungry as max and that makes a big difference

    AlexAlexAcum 19 Zile
    • While I agree Mercedes will be hungry for the championship I don’t agree that fighting for an 8th championship would be as appetising as fighting for your first. Lewis has already stated that this year will be about promoting equality

      AlexAlexAcum 18 Zile
    • Hamilton and Mercedes never sit on their victories. They are always hungry for more championships. That is why they have 7.

      Buck RogersBuck RogersAcum 18 Zile
  • no.

    FeanorFeanorAcum 19 Zile