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Lewis Hamilton Credits A “Grateful” Thanks To The Team For Putting Sweat On W12 After a Stressful FP2 at Bahrain Circuit

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Seven times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton put out a post thanking the crew and management at Mercedes AMG F1 team. The Briton was “grateful” to the team as a whole for their relentless work to improve the W12 from last year’s W11, which was underperforming at the pre-season testing.

In a Twitter post, posted from Lewis’s official Twitter handle this evening, the 36-year-old posted “We win and lose together” by putting a hashtag alongside.

Hamilton, in his Twitter post conveyed, “I’m so grateful for all the work this team has put into this car. It’s down to each and every team member and all those back at the factory to see that both of these #W12’s go out and deliver each race weekend.

 

The Briton superstar is from a team that has helped him achieve major milestones in his Formula One career. Lewis clinched his seventh title last year and on the contention to pick up his eighth this season. The Stevenage born further asserted in the last part of his tweet, “Honoured to be a part of this team 🙌🏾 #WeWinAndLoseTogether

Can the Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton wield W12 better than W11?

The F1W12, Mercedes’s new model for this season’s Formula One race was found with some shortcomings during the pre-season testing at Sakhir. The car failed to compete with Red Bull’s new RB16B on all fronts and was deemed a bit slower. Hamilton himself couldn’t perform to match his expectations.

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton got trapped in the Turn 13 gravel due to the poor handling in the 2021 Bahrain Pre-Season Test.


Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton with his W12 at Sakhir Grand Prix. (Image courtesy: Getty Images)

Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff said the team management has noted down the necessary information. The team will do the needful to overcome the issue and make worthy upgrades to repeat the history once again at the Silverstone-based team, expressed the team principal.

Hamilton, after the FP2 practice, posted the update where he acknowledges the efforts made behind W12. The Briton is at P2 behind Red Bull’s Max Verstappen at the final qualification at Bahrain Grand Prix. Following that, he will look to breathe down the Dutchman’s neck eventually.

Read More: Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes Are Back to Face the Bahrain Circuit Again

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