Sept.22 – 2008 World Champion, Lewis Hamilton no plans to start a family with girlfriend Nicole Scherzinger and he doesn’t want to have children in the near future
‘I’m still young and I’m not in that position yet. ‘It’s a long way away. Lewis Hamilton, told dailymail. ‘I think being slightly more risky in some ways is what separates the faster drivers from maybe the not-so-faster drivers,’ he added.
‘You see generally older drivers sometimes that have families kind of lose a little bit. ‘David Coulthard said to me that when he had a child “I didn’t want to risk much more because I wanted to make sure that I was there the next day to see my kid”. So he was willing to risk less and maybe that’s natural.’
Question about MotoGP rider Marco Simoncelli, who has been under fire this season for his forceful style, Hamilton recognised they might have something in common.
‘He is clearly a talented rider to get to where he was, and riding his way got him to where he was, but I think just generally in motor racing there is a fine line between being very dangerous and putting other people’s lives at risk and then being just beneath the danger zone,’ he said. And that’s kind of where you just try never to go over the line. But this is motor racing and we are racing wheel-to-wheel at 200 miles an hour so it’s going to happen. There are crashes all the time and people are going to touch at some stage,’ he added.
‘I have some comments as well from drivers that say I am too aggressive but again it’s just trying to find a fine balance. I’m not here to ruin anyone else’s races, I am just trying to beat them and that’s the best way to do your talking. If I have been too aggressive and I have come together with someone, in Monaco for example, I think okay. You just step back a little bit, but not completely change my approach because this is my life and this is how I do it.’
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