Triple F1 world champion Jackie Stewart spoke of the situation of Lewis Hamilton who is experiencing a slow start to the season. And the former Scottish driver is not friendly with the British, as he recommends the seven-time world champion to retire as soon as possible. According to Stewart, Lewis Hamilton should have left even when he was in charge.
The future of Lewis Hamilton is an issue that has been addressed for a long time after the end of the 2021 season. And for good reason, after a year marked by a fierce struggle with Max Verstappen, the Briton was, however, in an ideal position to win his eighth world championship title after an absolutely remarkable season finale during which he seemed to be at the forefront of his game. Therefore, during the Abu Dhabi Grand Prixthe last test of the world, nothing seemed to be able to avoid Lewis Hamilton become the most successful driver in F1 history. After a magnificent start that allowed him to take the lead in the race though Max Verstappen came out of the stick, the Briton was untouchable … until the intervention of the security car after the collision of Nicolau Latifi. That’s when this GP will go irrational and go down in engine history. And for good reason, the FIA chooses to relaunch the riders for one last lap at the end of which the world champion will be designated. But Lewis Hamilton i Max Verstappen does not march in equality since the Red Bull of the Dutchman is wearing soft, new tires that give him a very important advantage over the very worn hard tires of the Dutchman. mercedes. Also, there will be no suspense as at the end of this historic round, Max Verstappen he will win his first world championship title and jump Lewis Hamilton in a long silence that will make you think that the British is thinking of retiring after the greatest disappointment of his career.
“I’d like to see him stop now”
In short, Lewis Hamilton will extend his contract until 2023, but he is having a very difficult start to the season at the wheel of a mercedes which seems ill-born and which makes him suffer more. That is why Jackie Stewart he believes it is time for the British pilot to retire. ” Today he has a bit of a problem because he has a new teammate who so far has been faster than him in the standings, which is hard for him to handle, but I think it’s time to hang up. I would love to see him stop now. It’s a shame it didn’t stop when I was at the top. I don’t think that’s going to happen today. But still, it’s wiser to quit smoking than to go through all the pain of not being able to do what you used to do. “, Says the three-time world champion F1 in the comments reported by Motorsport.com. Besides, Jackie Stewart has no worries about converting Lewis Hamilton that it does not lack activities outside Formula 1: ” It has music, it has culture. She loves clothes and the textile industry would fit her perfectly. I am sure he will be very successful because he made a lot of money, rightly so, as he was the best in his time.. However, the former pilot and director of the team recognizes this Lewis Hamiltonof modest origin, has undergone a magnificent evolution a Formula 1. ” He did very well. He comes from a humble environment. His father had four or five jobs that would allow him to go karting before a man named Ron Dennis picked him up, because he was very good at karting, and he took him to McLaren to win a Grand Prix. When it came time to leave, it was his decision, not Ron Dennis ’. It was Lewis Hamilton’s decision to go to Mercedes-Benz because he saw the potential of what they had to offer “It simply came to our notice then. However, Lewis Hamilton is unlikely to leave F1 after a disappointing season.