It looks like 2014 will be the year for the Silver Arrows to shine according to the oddsmakers at Sports Betting Dime. They think this is Hamilton’s year to rise to the top as the F1 Championship Winner. The dream confirm that his switch from McLaren to Mercedes was a ‘masterstroke’ when the Formula 1 season gets in progress in Melbourne on Sunday.
The Qualifying performance proved the Hamilton chances, and all expecting he will win in the Sunday race at Melbourne. The 2008 World Champion took the best lap time with a 1:44.231 on his final lap, taking pole position by 0.317s ahead of local hero Daniel Ricciardo.
2014 will be the year for the Silver Arrows to shine. Especially Lewis Hamilton, the height of the team’s rise to the top.
All confidence has been reasonable following the 12 days of pre-season testing showing Mercedes as having the fastest and most reliable of the 2014 cars, with Hamilton set up as the preferred for the drivers’ championship.
Many F1 experts and Sportswriters has favourite, Lewis Hamilton become 2014 F1 world champion. Recently Damon Hill expressed that Lewis Hamilton, pictured during testing in Bahrain, can be world champion.
Also Lewis Hamilton’s aggressive approach means that he will be secure with the rear shakiness that the extra torque of the 1.6 litre turbocharged engines provide, particularly under acceleration and towards the end of a tyre stint.
Freelance F1 writer Oliver Harden says that, Lewis Hamilton is second to Sebastian Vettel as the fastest driver over one lap, Red Bull’s struggles should see Hamilton, with the grid’s fastest car underneath him, claim F1’s first Pole Position Trophy. But don’t dismiss Rosberg after a run of surprise poles in 2013.
Sportswriter Neil James: Lewis Hamilton. Even if his all-out-attack approach costs him occasional race wins, no one on the grid is as good as putting in a magical qualifying lap when it matters the most. And having a Mercedes won’t hurt. At least 10 poles for the Brit.
Mark Patterson Sportswriter, Lewis Hamilton. Strong car and a one-lap genius is an irresistible combination. But for a more adventurous prediction, I think his chief rival could be Felipe Massa of Williams in the early races.