Lewis Hamilton says that he feels a difficult weekend as he races for McLaren F1 team for the final moment at the Brazilian Grand Prix.
Following 14 years relationship with McLaren at the end of the season and next season he will drive Mercedes. Hamilton made his first F1 appearance with McLaren in the 2007 season and went on to win the driver’s title in 2008.
Brazilian Grand Prix is the picture of Hamilton’s supreme memory as it was in 2008 he became world champion in the most dramatic of situation. The Local boy Felipe Massa took the victory ahead of him, Hamilton overtook Timo Glock end the final curve on final lap, and to finish fifth, settle F1 world title with single point margin.
“It’s a tough one, but I take away with me only the positive memories of our journey together, signing up together, winning our first race together and our championship. And this is quite a unique experience for me.” Hamilton said
“I’ve obviously never been in this situation this weekend where it’s my last race with the team I grew up with.
“I only have good memories, just the greatest memories of the best experiences, and I’ve made a lot of good friends who I hope will continue to be friends throughout the future.”
“We are going to push as hard as we can, as we did in the last race, and try to win, I’ve never won here before, I think we’ve a good car, and it’s such a beautiful race here.” He added
“I was just saying to them that even though I’m going to Mercedes I’ll probably go back to have lunch and dinner at their hospitality, I hope Mercedes’ hospitality lives up to the one we have!” said Hamilton with a smile.