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‘The car naturally feels a lot worse’ – Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton says it is hard to judge the potential of his Mercedes because “the car naturally feels a lot worse” due to the new regulations.Mercedes has emerged as one of the pre-season favourites having covered the most mileage of any team so far during testing and been consistently quick. However, Hamilton said it was tough to predict how good the W05 actually is because the reduced downforce levels in 2014 have an impact relative to previous cars he has driven.“Every year the car changes,” Hamilton said. “This year we lost so much downforce so the car naturally feels a lot worse than previous years but in actual fact when you put things in perspective according to all the...
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