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Hamilton: We’re making continual steps forward

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Lewis Hamilton says that Mercedes making continual steps forward and understanding set-up and the tyres of the W04.

Today he completed error-free 121 laps finished fourth quickest lap-time. 2008 world champion claims that Pirelli Hard compound work in particular was pretty good today with 2013 Mercedes machine.

“We had a good day today and it was nice to get so many laps in,” Hamilton told the media.

“We’re making continual steps forward in terms of our understanding of the set-up and the tyres.

“The Hard compound work in particular was pretty good today, although all of tyres are showing degradation so looking after them isn’t easy.”

“The guys are working really hard, and it’s encouraging to see the amount of work that’s being put in. We’re focusing on our own programme and just getting on with it.”


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