Lauda: I told Hamilton if he made Mercedes win he would be a bigger legend than anybody 2 December, 2013 Lewis Hamilton won the Hungarian GP Niki Lauda has shone more light on the behind the scenes manoeuvring to prise Lewis Hamilton away from McLaren at the end of last season, with secret talks scheduled for the early hours before the Singapore night race.
'I had to see him in his room between two to four in the morning. I was never with a strange racing driver in a room between two to four in the morning,' he said.
'I remember very well the discussion because he was on pole position with McLaren, was basically winning everything and I asked him ‘Would you consider going over to...
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