Hamilton: Deciding F1 strategy in car “feels like you’re gambling”

After slipping back to eighth on the opening lap, Hamilton managed to recover to sixth in the opening stint, and was closing on Alfa Romeo’s Valtteri Bottas for net P5 when the safety car came out with 17 laps remaining.
The safety car played into the hands of Hamilton’s Mercedes teammate, George Russell, who had stayed out long on the hard compound tyre. It meant Russell could …Keep reading