He was already on trial Lewis Hamilton after four F1 2020 days below expectations. In torrential rain, the English driver has once again shown his feeling with the wet, inflicting heavy detachments on the competition and signing the pole position number 89 of his career. A career that started in 2007 and that saw the 1985 class sign at least one starting at the post in 14 different seasons, a record that allows him to stand behind in this special statistics entry Michael Schumacher. Tomorrow he will look for the first victory of this 2020 with an hour of qualification from extraterrestrial.
GP Styria 2020, the starting grid
“I came back with the mind to Silverstone in 2008 – stated at the end of qualifying Hamilton referring to a crazy race literally dominated by the then driver McLaren – they were very difficult and almost impractical conditions, in addition without having references since in the PL3 we didn’t shoot. The team gave me the right information, I for my part managed all the details well, from the power supplied by the batteries to having the right space in front of me to make the laps run as clean as possible “.
Top-3 interviews GP Styria 2020 qualifications: Hamilton, Verstappen, Sainz
Hamilton under the water turns from a very fast driver to an almost invincible driver. The challenge that poses an ever-changing track enhances the talent of the Mercedes driver: “It took very little to lose the car and probably destroy it. Every time you faced a curve you could find more water than on the previous lap. I really thank the commissioners who allowed us to shoot in these very difficult conditions. The essence of racing is this, being on the edge, always hanging by a thread, risk after risk “.