Windsor’s Half-term report card
Who’s smokin’ Who’s chokin’
The Hamilton-Rosberg ght continues at the highest level, Lewis leading Nico ve-three in terms of wins postHungary. Canada was always going to be a pivotal race, after the drama of Lewis’s unnecessary pitstop at Monaco: in 2014 Nico won in Monaco and worked miracles in Canada, springboarding his way into Lewis’s psyche.
This year in Montréal we saw a very different Lewis. Relaxed and calm pre-race, he displayed none of the angst for which the media were so thirsty. Nothing was going to interfere with his plan of attempting to set pole on his rst Q3 run and then going on to win the race.
It’s this focus on Q3 that has accounted for the biggest improvements in Lewis; that and his new ability to think about Sunday, even in FP1. The pattern evolves thus: