Four-time Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton says that a championship for Mercedes in 2018 would be the team’s biggest achievement to date given the increased threat of Ferrari and Red Bull.
“We’re still the same team as in previous years”
“We’ve definitely made a step forwards, but they’ve made a bigger leap,” said Hamilton of his rivals. “We’re still the same team as in previous years, and I believe that we can battle it out with these guys but now we’ve got Red Bull at their best and Ferrari at their best so if we are able to pull through and deliver as we have in previous years, it will be, I think, the biggest achievement this team has ever accomplished.”
Currently sitting second in the championship, Hamilton is on a run of 28 consecutive points finishes — breaking the previous record of 27 set by Kimi Raikkonen.