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Hamilton: Eyes solely set on winning the race

ISTANBUL, TURKEY – OCTOBER 09: Pole position qualifier Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP talks in the press conference after qualifying ahead of the F1 Grand Prix of Turkey at Intercity Istanbul Park on October 09, 2021 in Istanbul, Turkey. (Photo by XPB – Pool/Getty Images)

Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton is set to win the Turkish Grand Prix as he starts 11th after a 10-place grid penalty.


  • Hamilton will start the Turkish GP from 11th as he received a 10-place grid penalty after fitting a new internal combustion engine.
  • The Mercedes driver said his eyes are still “solely set on winning the race,” stating it will be “very hard” but not impossible.

What he said:

  • “My eyes are still solely set on winning the race. It’s gonna be very hard from 11th, but not impossible.”
  • “I don’t know what the weather’s gonna do, so [I’m] just staying on my toes, and making sure that we deliver maximum attack.”
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