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Stevenage councillors unhappy with Hamilton's comments

A number of local councillors have hit out at Lewis Hamilton following comments he recently made about the town where he was born and grew up.Speaking ahead of the Monaco Grand Prix weekend, the Mercedes driver suggested that teammate Nico Rosberg had enjoyed a more privileged upbringing, being the son of a world champion, and therefore lacked the hunger to really fight for the title.Pointing to the fact that Rosberg grew up in Monaco, Hamilton said that Stevenage, where he grew up, was 'not a great place'. Whilst some claimed the comments had been taken out of context, the Briton repeated them over the course of the weekend, much to the annoyance of councillors in the Hertfordshire town...
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