Looking through the thread I cannot see a time when Mike has said anything positive about Lewis, and any time something controversial happens involving Hamilton he is always quick to jump on the side that blames him, be it when he held up Rosberg right before Nico won the title, the whole pit lane entry drama at Germany or this latest collision with Seb.
Unless Mike has said something, why would he have hatred for Hamilton? Criticizing the guy doesn't mean one has hatred for him.
Not really, both drivers were at fault. I understand you have a hatred of Hamilton, but please do not let let it cloud your judgement.
What a complete bottle job by the stewards that was. Hamilton had no business sticking his nose up there.
Be that as it may, none of them constitutes a "hatred" for Hamilton. That word really gets thrown around too much whenever Hamilton gets criticized. Plus those moments weren't straight-forward in the sense the blame clearly lies in one party. There are arguments on both sides. And he goes the other way. It might suggest he's biased against Hamilton, but that's the max. At the other end, I tend to go with Hamilton in those type of situations, doesn't mean I love the guy or anything.
True. I guess I shoulda worded it better. Sorry Mike.
Nah, you're kinda right although "hatred" is probably too strong a word.
I actually liked Lewis when he first arrived at McLaren, he seemed like a nice kid and was fun to watch on the track, it was always fun seeing him and Jenson clowning around (like the Tooned animations) however over time he's become very arrogant and aloof - I don't think it's been helped by the people around him. The absolute worst thing is about the cheerleading and ass kissing that goes on from SkySports F1 where they compare him to Senna and they're so overboard when he wins. And I'm sorry, statistics or not, he's not on Ayrton's level - Lewis leans far more on his engineers and needs to be talked to all the time, Ayrton figured it all out for himself.
The only time I've ever really found Lewis likable since, was when he drove Ayrton's McLaren Honda MP4/12 and it was clear how much he worships him. I do wonder if now the constant comparisons have made him believe he's untouchable in everything he does.
The other takeaways from the weekend were that DRS is far too effective in places like Monza, it's supposed to "assist" overtaking, not simply allow you to blast past the guy in front like he's a back marker.