Lewis Hamilton names Ricciardo as favourite

  • 22 Mar 2018 12:59
  • comments 10
  • By: Rob Veenstra

Lewis Hamilton has named local hero Daniel Ricciardo as the favourite in Australia this weekend. Although the bookies and pundits think reigning champion Hamilton is the favourite, the Briton thinks Red Bull will in fact have the edge in Melbourne.

"I think they're favourites, personally," he said. "Not because it's Daniel and it's Australia, but I think Red Bull are currently the team to look out for. They've done a great job. This is a high downforce circuit and they are renowned for having more downforce than everyone," Hamilton added.

"When you come to another circuit where you don't need all that downforce that's sometimes where they perhaps struggle, but I think they will be very hard to beat this weekend." (GMM)

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  • Max should say, that Bottas is the favorite.

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    • Mar 22 2018 - 13:09
  • Jeez Lewis, do you really think are are all stupid? lol c'mon man.

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    • Mar 22 2018 - 15:33
    • xoya

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      Well you don't expect him to blow his own sails do you?
      It would be a bit pretentious, even for him. This way he remains politically correct, even though it's obvious that he is doing it.

      • + 0
      • Mar 22 2018 - 16:22
    • Nothing is too pretentious for Hammy.

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      • Mar 22 2018 - 17:06
  • Sure, and I am the king of Sweden.

    • + 1
    • Mar 22 2018 - 17:07
    • .... wait so you really are not the King of Sweden? Dayum.

      • + 0
      • Mar 22 2018 - 17:23
    • Not officially. I'll let the Bernadottes retain their titles... For now... And hold on to my title as the king of the local blood central. ;)

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      • Mar 22 2018 - 19:04
  • Silly mind games. That's all this was.

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    • Mar 22 2018 - 18:47
    • It will back fire, torpedo hype boy Max will just get more motivation to crash ad bumb into the British turd at every chance he gets. The worst thing about it being Max will be all smug after every such episode. The British turd cant even cry the race card anymore.

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      • Mar 23 2018 - 02:30
    • What would you prefer though? Hype boi, The Joker before he got his Scarrrz from smiling too much, the Finnish guy with the emotional spectra of an emo-kid on valium, the not beefy Terminator of F1, or Turd Sandwich?

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      • Mar 23 2018 - 20:29

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