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Hamilton left disappointed

Lewis Hamilton left disappointed with his performance in qualifying at Hockenheim
Lewis Hamilton has vented his frustration with McLaren's qualifying performance on Saturday afternoon at Hockenheim.

Hamilton, who is still yet to decide whether or not to remain with the team for 2013, will start Sunday's race from seventh following Mark Webber's gear-box penalty.

However, after showing good pace in Friday practice and having been quickest in Q2, the Brit was left a little confused by qualifying events.

“We've got to be a little disappointed with the final qualifying result; we were looking good in both Q1 and Q2, so I don't understand how the others went quicker as the track dried slightly towards the end of Q3,” said Hamilton.

“Still, we're in a better position for tomorrow: although we're not starting from the best positions, our car certainly looks better in the dry and, with dry weather predicted tomorrow, I definitely think we can have a good race."

Hamilton lies 36 points behind championship leader Fernando Alonso in the standings but is confident of moving forward on Sunday.

“On Sunday, I plan to hunt everyone down from behind," he said. "The great thing at Hockenheim is the great big DRS zone along the back straight – so hopefully Jenson and I will be doing lots of overtaking there tomorrow!”

by Dan Connor




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Hammy The Tail Gunner - Unregistered

July 21, 2012 8:09 PM

“On Sunday, I plan to hunt everyone down from behind," - Lewis Hamilton i knew it! he's got this thing with behinds and rears! watch out kimi and fernando... i hope he doesn't mount you from the rear again.... most especially in the pit lane exit with the red light on!



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