Lewis Hamilton Nervous Bored Method 1 Followers May Tune Out Throughout Crimson Bull’s Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez Domination

LEWIS HAMILTON fears followers might begin switching off F1 if it turns into too boring.

Crimson Bull’s Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez have dominated this season’s opening 4 races with the final Grand Prix in Azerbaijan a uninteresting procession.

Lewis Hamilton might solely qualify in thirteenth for the Miami Grand PrixCredit score: Getty

He revealed fears F1 fans could switch off as Red Bull continue to dominate

He revealed fears F1 followers might swap off as Crimson Bull proceed to dominateCredit score: Reuters

The game arrived in Miami dealing with accusations that it has misplaced a few of its attraction as a result of predictable winners.

And Hamilton – who certified thirteenth in Miami – says he has sympathy with TV viewers and insists groups must adapt to the brand new guidelines or warns that it might take YEARS earlier than another person wins the title.

He stated: “It isn’t my job to persuade folks to observe a sport. I’m not watching so it’s not boring for me.

“I’m challenged each single day to get again to the entrance so it’s positively not boring from my perspective.

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“However as a racing fan watching, I can perceive as a result of there’s not as a lot competitors as there maybe is within the NFL or the NBA in the meanwhile.

“That’s not my doing. As a sport they’ve already tried to carry the groups nearer however it by no means appears to work.

“All I can say is that we’re working as exhausting as we are able to to shut up and get again and provides them extra of a struggle.

“It’s good that we’re making an attempt new issues. It’s necessary we proceed to maneuver ahead and evolve.

“It’s simply unlucky that we nonetheless see the identical type of gaps between the groups.

“I don’t know what the answer is for the long run. However we’re going to should adapt to those rules.

“In any other case it may very well be the identical as it’s now for years.”

In the meantime, Hamilton says he helps F1’s resolution to maintain racing in new venues however believes it should not come at the price of historic race tracks.

The F1 calendar is at present restricted to 24 races and there shall be a brand new GP in Las Vegas later within the yr.

Grands Prix in South Africa, South Korea and a second race in Saudi Arabia are all within the pipeline and Hamilton says a steadiness is essential to reaching a profitable championship.

He added: “I just like the path that F1 goes. I’ve been right here a very long time.

“I just like the change that we’re seeing and it’s thrilling coming to totally different elements of the world.

“We’ve been going to all the opposite continents so I’m hoping we get to go to Africa quickly. And that shall be a tremendous expertise.

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“However I really like all of the older tracks, they’re at all times going to be those I want.

“It’s necessary that we proceed to have these within the DNA — so a steadiness between the 2.”


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