Hamilton: Mercedes need to 'get the f*ck' on with it
Lewis Hamilton has issued a rallying cry to Mercedes after Ferrari won their third race in a row at Singapore on Sunday, saying the Silver Arrows need to rebound and “get the f*ck on” with their championship defence.
Ferrari have been excellent since the summer break, with Charles Leclerc winning in Spa and Monza and then Sebastian Vettel recording his first Formula 1 victory in a year in Singapore.
Even though Hamilton holds a 96-point gap to Leclerc and a 65-point lead over team-mate Valtteri Bottas in the drivers’ championship, he realises that the continuous shrinking of that gap to Ferrari needs to be stopped.
“You don’t realise how hard we work in the background, each race, even the ones we won did not come easy as you might perceive,” he explained.
“Of course, it has got tighter as the season goes on and we welcome that. But at the same time we have just got to be doing a better job. We did such a great job at the beginning of the year.
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