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Villeneuve: Pressure from Verstappen forcing Hamilton into big risks

Article To news overview © Mercedes Jacques Villeneuve believes Lewis Hamilton is being forced to take big risks for the first time in years, which is unfamiliar territory for the reigning Champion. Hamilton made a rare error during the Emilia Romagna GP, sliding off the track when chasing Verstappen for the lead of the race. The mistake resulted in a damaged front wing, with the Mercedes driver fortunate to be able to get out of the gravel and continue. 1997 World Champion Jacques Villeneuve thinks this season is a mouth-watering prospect, saying that the easy ride of the last few years for Lewis Hamilton is at an end. “It's going to be exciting," Villeneuve told F1-Insider....
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