Mercedes racer Lewis Hamilton has admitted that a comparison with Ayrton Senna’s number of pole positions will be for him a special achievement.
If next Saturday in qualifying At the Monaco Grand Prix, the Briton will win, will win his 65th pole position of his career, having caught up with his idol.
“I like to view older records with the car of Senna in Monaco, watch as he passes the tunnel and realize, “Hey, I’m doing the same thing every year!” – quoted by Hamilton ESPN F1. – Comparison with Ayrton on the number of poles? It will generally be something unreal. I am very proud of this achievement, but don’t feel any pressure. If this happens at the Monaco Grand Prix, well, if not, no.”
On Sunday, the Briton will compete for his third win at the Monaco Grand Prix after success in 2008 and 2016. However, to predict something Lewis is not in a hurry.
“This is very unusual and unpredictable race, he said. – Probably, in the past I could win here twice or even three times, but still happy. The race in 2008 and 2016 is really combative, victory in both cases was not easy. But of course, you always want more.”
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