Lewis Hamilton has spoken candidly about his experiences in Formula One during an interview with Emmy Award Winner Graham Bensinger. Reflecting on his first years in Formula One and first championship Lewis opens up about how his lack of media training and tensions around the sport and Mclaren, his team at the time, impacted his enjoyment of his championship winning year.
Lewis went on to explore his initial concerns around racial barriers when coming to the sport and has overcome these feeling and now sees them as an advantage.
Latterly Lewis discusses the impact losing a race has on him
Lewis goes on to openly discuss the relationship with his father , the challenges they faced and his wanting to have a ‘normal’ relationship with him away from F1 life.
Finally, Lewis talks to Graham about his technical approach to racing, showing him around the Mercedes AMG Petronas W07. Lewis identifies one of his key strengths being in braking distances and how his father pushed him to the beyond the limits of his cars in his career.
You can find more clips from the interview on Graham Bensinger’s You Tube channel here