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The psychological secrets of Hamilton's greatest season
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The psychological secrets of Hamilton's greatest season

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Lewis Hamilton's fifth Formula 1 title wasn't won easily, coming in a season where Mercedes didn't get the upper hand until the closing stages. He explains what it took to turn things around against a faster Ferrari.

When Mercedes motorsport boss Toto Wolff talked about Lewis Hamilton being the "differentiator" between his team and Ferrari in the Formula 1 title battle, he wasn't just paying lip service to his star driver.

In a campaign where the performance edge has swung frequently between the red cars and the silver cars, the real moments that ultimately defined the destiny of the 2018 title were those of Hamilton magic.

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Lewis Hamilton
Author Jonathan Noble