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Hamilton says he can catch up 2012 F1 title after Budapest victory

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Lewis Hamilton lifted the expectation of 2012 Formula 1 title; he says McLaren can continue this kind of performance and catch up this year title.

Hamilton yesterday took McLaren’s 150th pole position in the Formula 1 racing. And today he was set his second victory of season from the pole it’s raised his championship points but not enough match leader Fernando Alonso’s points. 2008 world champion is now fourth in the standings.

Hamilton also added that first-half end results give great feeling it is very, very important and manage the summer break.

“This weekend shows it is all to play for still,” said Hamilton. “Not enough points taken for Fernando. If we can continue this kind of performance we can catch up.

“We need consistency and we need to improve the car still in many areas and I am sure we will do that.”

“It is nice to go into the break knowing that we have had a win,” said Hamilton. “It is a great feeling. It is very, very important how I manage the summer break.

“We have clearly still got a lot of work to do. We should take from this a good pat on the back, but we should know we have a lot of work to do.”

Hamilton claims that he was the only driver challenge aggressive lotus duo Raikkonen and Grosjean and it was given top podium.

“These guys were rapid,” he said. “If they had qualified at the front it would have been impossible to get past them.”

“When you win like this when under intense pressure from great drivers like Romain and Kimi, this is the kind of day when you have to have your mind 100 per cent,” Hamilton said. “I feel great, because the team didn’t flinch and neither did I.”

“It was never really close. I allowed them to close up in certain corners so that he may have problems with his tyres. I just made sure I saved my speed for the last sector so I had a big enough gap in the last three corners.” Hamilton added.


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