Lewis Hamilton says that, now the optimistic feel about 2013 F1 Mercedes car, even as he admits don’t make out the evolution as a short-term thing, but he still expecting more from next season new campaign.
Hamilton also believes Mercedes camp and added that they are targeting try to clinch a few podiums finishes in 2013 F1 season.
2008 world champion done 110 grand prix starts with McLaren, wins 21 races, 49 finished on podium, 26 Pole, 12 fastest laps, earn 913 championship points and one world title (2008).
2012 Formula 1 season was a frustrating campaign for the Lewis Hamilton; essentially he won more races than first runner-up Fernando Alonso, as his MP4-27 struggled to made points finish and also disappointed with various technical problems.
Previously the Brit says that exiting from the McLaren with the aim of grow up, especially to grow as a driver and as a human being.
“It looks like in Brazil Mercedes were 1.1 seconds behind, so we have got a long, long, steep curve to climb, but I don’t think that’s impossible,” Hamilton told Sky Sports.
“I think the guys have great potential and that’s why I’m going there. I don’t see it as a short-term thing. I don’t get in the car until February so I won’t be able to have a big enough impact until at least six months down the line,” he explained.
“I really think 2014 has to be the most important year, or the most competitive year. But I don’t see why we can’t try and clinch a few podiums.
“If we can get some wins next year – if it just happens to go really, really well – then we will be smiling, but we’ll see.”
“I feel positive about their car next year, the car already from this year was pretty awesome and next year is an evolution of this car. He said.
“I think next year they are going to have a championship contender, for sure.”