Lewis Hamilton: “Peaky” Mercedes F1 car “a nightmare to drive” in Mexico | F1

Hamilton could only qualify sixth for Sunday’s race, while teammate George Russell was eighth overall.The seven-time world champion looked like he was going to be in the fight for pole after a late surge in Q2, topping the timesheets.Speaking after qualifying, Hamilton conceded that the “peaky” nature of this year’s Mercedes made it difficult to extract the maximum from the car in qualifying. “I have been struggling all weekend with this car. The car has been a bit of a nightmare to drive, it just doesn’t like this track. “We made some good changes going into qualifying, much, much happier with the…

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