Hamilton clarifies Vettel comments
9 October 2013 – Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has felt it necessary to ‘clarify his thoughts’ and hail Sebastian Vettel as a ‘great champion’ after he said the German’s dominance was boring and a negative for the sport.
Commenting via his Twitter account, @LewisHamilton, he wrote: “Good morning all. Read some of the stories/reports of my comments on Seb. Feel the need to clarify my thoughts. Seb is great champion!!
“Not only that, he is a great human being who is funny and humble. Deserves all the success he is having!
“I admire his dedication & ability to consistently perform without mistakes. This is the mark of a true champion.
“Regardless of what you & I may think about his car, at the end of the day he's doing the perfect job.
“I'm just grateful I get to drive in an era with so many great drivers like him. God Bless & have an amazing day!”