…or maybe not?
Although Lewis Hamilton will receive plaudits and calls for a Knighthood, let us remember that it has come as a result of being in the best team, in the best car and with a compliant team-mate.
The true champions can be found in other places on the grid such as Max Verstappen, whose exhilarating racing style flag him up as a future champion. A true racer who has shown a desire to go wheel-to-wheel and will not give any quarter.
Then there is Estaban Ocon. Out qualifying his team-mate on many occasions, but struggling to find a seat for 2019.
True champions don’t always finish first! Adrian Townsend By email