Sunday, September 07, 2008
My previous blog posts about Lewis Hamilton have all been quite negative. However, time has moved on and now I think the guy is a superb driver - additionally I've found the mute button on my TV remote so I don't have to listen to what he has to say (or more specifically the way he says things).
Anyway, I watched the Belgium Grand Prix today and was thrilled at the last few laps with some of the best racing action I've seen this year between Raikkonen and Hamilton. I thought both drivers drove hard and well - Hamilton doing the best of the two. Initially I was a bit sceptical about the controversial manoeuvre for which Hamilton has been demoted 2 places; I suspected he was a bit too hot out of the corner but watching the footage again clearly shows he was slower and by the fact he passes behind Raikkonen demonstrates he gave the place back to Raikkonen. I completely disagree and am quite dismayed that Hamilton's well deserved win has been stripped from him. I fully support McLaren's appeal and only hope Lewis' win is reinstated.
Whilst I'm backing Massa to win this year's championship, I'd prefer Massa not to win based on stupid decision making in the courts.