Formula 1 Mercedes driver, Lewis Hamilton has reiterated that Sunday’s British Grand Prix at Silverstone is a “must-win” race and he cant afford to lose the race.
Hamilton who is 20 points behind leader and arch rival, Sebastian Vettel is eager to win Sunday’s race to enable him catch up with the Spanish in the championships.
He said; “The championship is the most important thing but a very close second is your home grand prix”. “I want to win the British Grand Prix. I have not won the last two races. The pleasure it would give me, you can’t measure that. It’s always a must-win.”
Lewis Hamilton who decided not to take part in Wednesday’s Formula 1 event in central London to enable him prepare adequately for Sunday’s race indicated his love for the British fan base. He said; “I heard it was an amazing event”.
“I love the British fans. I have made no secret of that. Hopefully the real fans know that when they come here”, he added.
“I am happy with how I’ve performed but the intensity of the season is weighing heavily on everyone. I am wanting to be the best prepared I can be.
“This is the closest battle I’ve ever had in a championship. It’s going to be hardest to win so you make sacrifices. You have to do what’s right to make yourself the best prepared you can be”, the Mercedes driver reiterated.
The British Grand Prix will take place this Sunday at Silverstone.