“It was not only his morale but also our morale,” Toto Wolff expresses admiration for Lewis Hamilton’s fightback in Spain

Toto Wolff hails Lewis Hamilton after his driving masterclass at the Spanish GP

Toto Wolff and Lewis Hamilton
Toto Wolff and Lewis Hamilton

Toto Wolff and Lewis Hamilton have tasted success ever since the latter agreed to join the up and coming Mercedes team back in the year 2013. It was world titles after world titles as they emerged as the most dominating team of the last decade. We saw no reason for them to stop being the same at the start of this decade too. But things do according to plan as Lewis Hamilton’s world title was snatched controversially last season.

There were speculations around the seven time world champion’s future which he confirmed later on. Eventually, he decided to return back to the sport and we all expected him to come back stronger. While Red Bull and Max Verstappen picked it up from where they left, Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton have struggled to show any sort of pace after the massive overhaul in regulations at the end of the last season.

But, as we know, it’s almost next to impossible to keep a team like Mercedes and a driver like Lewis Hamilton down for a really long time. We saw Mercedes getting on top of their porpoising issues and Lewis Hamilton regaining his lost form as he finished P5. But it wasn’t just the result but the most impressive bit was the manner of the result as fought his way up to the top of the grid after being pushed at the end following a collision with Kevin Magnussen.

Toto Wolff hails Lewis Hamilton after his driving masterclass at the Spanish GP

Lewis Hamilton, Toto Wolff
Lewis Hamilton, Toto Wolff

Toto Wolff has hailed Lewis Hamilton after his driving masterclass at a circuit which has been a fortress for Lewis Hamilton in the last five years. In his post race interview he said, “That’s basically game over.”

“But him continuing and then showing this very good pace was important. It was not only his morale, but also our morale,” as reported by gpblog.

This has been a weekend that Mercedes and Lewis Hamilton craved for a really long time. But they still have their work cut out if they want to match the pace of Max Verstappen and Charles Leclerc and fight against the likes of Red Bull and Ferrari for the world title.

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