Lewis Hamilton has spoken about his Sprint Qualifying performance, where he had to start last after disqualification from qualifying.


  • Hamilton admitted that he would have been happy with finishing 10th on Saturday before the race started.
  • The Briton did not expect that he would storm through the field so quickly.

What he had to say:

  • “Honestly, I had no idea what was possible. I didn’t set a limit or a maximum,” Hamilton told Sky Sports.
  • “When I was at the back of the grid, just before the start, before we pulled away for the formation lap, I think I might have been able to see 10th and I was like, ‘OK, that’s my goal. I’ve gotta try and get as far up as possible’.”
  • “All of sudden, I was chipping away at it much faster, and I really used a lot of different things for fuel today. I just never gave… You can’t give up, you’ve gotta keep pushing.”

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