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Updated: 12/05/2012 04:36 | By Channel NewsAsia

Motor Racing: Hamilton hopes to improve on Mercedes car next season

Motor Racing: Hamilton hopes to improve on Mercedes car next season


Motor Racing: Hamilton hopes to improve on Mercedes car next season

SINGAPORE: Former Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton hopes to improve on the Mercedes car next season.

The 2008 champion is back in Singapore to inspire and give out grants to 33 Institute of Technical Education students at the ITE College West.

The scholarship was set up by billionaire Peter Lim in 2010 to nurture local sporting talents.

When asked about the recent controversy surrounding the F1 title, Hamilton brushed it off saying he couldn’t care less if Sebastian Vettel or Fernando Alonso won it.

Hamilton, who will join the Mercedes F1 team next season, admitted he had to work with a slight disadvantage at Mercedes.

"I’m really excited about it. They have a slightly worse car at the moment, but if I was able to go there and help them direct that car and turn it into a good car, that’s the best feeling I could probably have, he said."

— CNA/de

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