Lewis Hamilton has made his mark with his new Mercedes

The six-time F1 world champion experienced his first laps at the wheel of his new car this Friday. "A good start" in his own words.

Reigning Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton called his first laps in the 2020 Mercedes W11 on Friday at the British Silverstone circuit "a good start." "The sensations were good, everything went well," he commented in a video posted on Instagram. "We will not really know before the winter tests (19-21 and 26-28 February in Barcelona, ​​note) how good this machine is, how much we have progressed," continued the Briton. But it's not that far from our level in Abu Dhabi (during the last Grand Prix of 2019, which he won, editor's note), so it's a good start. ” “My first feeling is good. Everything worked well, it's a start. At this point, there is no problem with the car, “added his Finnish teammate Valtteri Bottas on Twitter.

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