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Briatore: Nobody puts the pressure on Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton's lack of competition means he cannot be considered on the same level as Michael Schumacher, says former Benetton and Renault team principal Flavio Briatore. One shy of Schumacher's record seven driver's championships after his title in 2019, Hamilton is fast closing-in on the German's place in the record books. However, Briatore does not believe the numbers tell the full story. “You need to recognise that, when Michael arrived [in F1], the climate was tough,' he told Formula 1's Beyond the Grid podcast. 'You’re talking about Nigel Mansell, you’re talking about [Ayrton] Senna. Now it’s less, the competition. You have two drivers, three drivers… Nobody puts the...
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