Questions from the floor:

Q: (Jon McEvoy - Daily Mail)
Lewis, just going back to your neck, when were the spasms at their worst and how did you get over the spasm?

Lewis Hamilton:
I only had it once. I just woke up very, very early yesterday, before 5am, and I had the spasm in my neck. Fortunately I've got a great doctor who was with me the whole way through it. It was so bad that I was struggling to basically stand up and so I had to have injections in my neck and take plenty of painkillers. Fortunately, as I said, I have a great trainer who helped. Pedro (de la Rosa) was looking forward to racing!

Q: (Ed Gorman - The Times)
Felipe, you have been consistently beating your team-mate. Are you starting to feel like the Ferrari number one driver?

Felipe Massa:
No, I feel the same. I always want to beat whichever driver on the track. It doesn't matter if it's my team-mate or not, so it doesn't change anything for me. I always want to do my best. I have had a lot of good results this season, a lot of bad results as well, but the mentality is the same.

Q: (Will Buxton - Australasian Motorsport News)
Lewis, going back to the spasm, you said the race today wasn't incredibly physical for you. Obviously we're going to Spa in two weeks' time. Do you know if this spasm is something that will recur and, if it is, is the hard, physical nature of Spa going to affect it unduly?

LH:
No, it won't be a problem again, I'm pretty sure. It's still sore! It was probably something to do with my pillow, the way I was sleeping, because it was just when I woke up. I think I've done a pretty decent job, considering.

Robert Kubica:
I know a driver who brought his own pillow with him to every race.

LH:
Isn't that you?

RK:
No.

LH:
I thought you were bringing a teddy actually.

Q: (Ian Parkes - The Press Association)
Felipe, just going back to the race. If the stewards issue a retrospective penalty or potentially maybe a penalty for Belgium, how will you feel about that?

FM:
To be honest, I don't want to go through these comments. As I said, I answered what happened at that moment. For me it was completely normal. We've seen these things happen many times, both cars going side-by-side down the pit-lane, so I would be really surprised if we see a penalty or whatever because it's just racing.

Q: (Livio Oricchio - O Estado de Sao Paulo)
Lewis, you won at Silverstone and Hockenheim - fantastic victories - and then in Hungary and here Ferrari showed very, very good pace, especially in race conditions. Do you think they are more-or-less at the same level as you, because it looks like you were faster in the two races you won?

LH:
I think it looks pretty well-balanced. I think if you look at the whole field they all seem to be relatively close through qualifying, but I think then the better car really does tend to look after its tyres a little bit better and has better longer stints, so I think we're both pretty close there. Perhaps they're a little bit better during the race, but I think in qualifying we're quite close.

Q: (Michael Schmidt - Auto Motor und Sport)
Lewis, was the side of the grid a disadvantage today, or would it have been a different story if the side had been as initially planned?

LH:
I don't think it was too much of a disadvantage. I think for sure everyone on the right did seem to get a better start, and I noticed through the race I was actually driving on that side - the pole side of the grid the whole time - so it must have been the cleaner side. It sure looked that way at the start because Felipe and Heikki got better starts. From looking in the mirror, Heikki jumped Kimi, is that right?

Q: (Will Buxton - Australasian Motorsport News)
Felipe, if you're driving down the pit-lane and a car pulls out in front of you, would you expect them to be penalised?

FM:
No. How many times do you see that if you follow Formula 1? I think a lot, no? Especially when everybody comes into the pit-lane together, it's pretty normal to see two cars driving side-by-side in the pit-lane, so you have the line. You need to respect the line, because we're all going at the same speed.

I don't think it was dangerous; it was just unexpected from Adrian because I was leading and I was beside him, so in the worst case he needed to let me by in the first or second corner. It was not dangerous; he just backed off, so if I hadn't backed off, he was going to back off, otherwise we're going to crash into the wall. One had to back off; in this case it was me. I left a margin because I didn't want to risk anything.

Q: (Jon McEvoy - Daily Mail)
Lewis, I was wondering whether you really believe that the stewards are going to award you the victory?

LH:
Absolutely not.

Q: (Ian Parkes - The Press Association)
To both Lewis and Felipe, can I just get your assessment now that we're two-thirds of the way through the season, with six races to go in the title race? You've both talked about consistency being the key, but is perhaps reliability now even more crucial, particularly for Felipe and Ferrari given the engine situation?

FM:
Well, reliability is part of the consistency, as if you have a single problem, you're not consistent. Consistency is still the key for the championship, and consistency means the performance, the reliability and also the drivers, so I think all these things are very important to the end of the season.

LH:
As you can see, reliability is the key, and finishing and scoring points has got to be the goal for everyone. I'm not worried about the reliability of my car, as you can tell. The past year-and-a-half we've had phenomenal reliability, and that's obviously due to the whole package that the whole team has put together. The engine's great and the car is great. We've not really got any problems. We can focus on developing the car rather than worrying about reliability, which is a bonus for us.

Q: (Jon McEvoy - Daily Mail)
Lewis, just going back to your neck again...

LH:
No more questions on that, really...

Q: (Jon McEvoy - Daily Mail)
...when you were driving was it giving you any bother?

LH:
Yes. It was pretty tough.

FM:
He lost half a second.

LH:
No, no. I never lose time

Q: (Ed Gorman - The Times)
Felipe, I know you've talked about this a little bit before, but in the last two races you've gone from agony to ecstasy. Can you just explain what it's like for a racing driver to go from these incredible low points to these huge highs?

FM:
I think it's just fantastic. You're back on top; all drivers want to be on top. I was on top when I had the problem, so that is worse, in a way; it's more frustrating, because when you can see victory in your hands and then it suddenly disappears with three laps to go, with the race almost finished, in a way it's more frustrating because you're not going to win.

On the other hand, I was on top, but to be honest it didn't change anything, because we came here and I was on top again, so I think the mentality was the same. We didn't change anything and we were even more motivated after this problem, so now we need to keep motivating the people and working even harder to carry on at the top.

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