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Hamilton on why it's been a 'real challenge' for Mercedes in Austin

Article To news overview © Pirelli Although Lewis Hamilton was the fastest car in FP1 on Friday, the Mercedes driver says it's been a "real challenge" for the team at the Circuit of the Americas since then. Hamilton starts Sunday's race from second on the grid after championship rival Max Verstappen beat him to pole in the closing stages of qualifying. The result stands in stark contrast to FP1 when Hamilton was nearly a second faster than Verstappen, with the Briton admitting things have got tougher for Mercedes as the weekend has progressed. "It was definitely a difficult session," Hamilton told RacingNews365.com and other members of the media after qualifying....
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