Lewis Hamilton has revealed his admiration for the Williams Components 1 crew, believing it might be “cool” to assist it return to the highest of the game.
Williams was an everyday fixture on the entrance of the grid all through the 1980s and 1990s, however has not claimed a world title since 1997.
The British marque has lately slipped again into F1’s midfield after ending third within the constructors’ championship in 2014 and 2015, and is working laborious to try to get well.
Hamilton’s future has been topic to hypothesis in current weeks, however the three-time world champion burdened he’s extraordinarily completely satisfied at Mercedes.
“I’m so completely satisfied the place I’m. I let you know the place I joined this time I could not have imagined it being, no matter our outcomes, it is the surroundings that I dwell in,” Hamilton mentioned.
“I could not have dreamed it being higher and I’m fairly certain there isn’t a different crew that has this surroundings, I’m fairly sure of it. If I used to be to maneuver, I must try to take what we now have right here and attempt to implement it elsewhere, however do I actually need to try this? An actual want?”
Hamilton did, nevertheless, ponder what it might take to hitch a crew like Williams and assist it to return to the highest of the game after so lengthy away.
“After all I have a look at different groups that I’ve admired. I have a look at Williams and have a look at how cool it might be to in the future drive for Williams and assist them get again to the highest,” Hamilton mentioned.
“However I haven’t got a magic board, I do not know the way lengthy that may take or even when that is even doable, simply that I love Frank and the Williams crew only for its historical past.
“McLaren, I’ve been there and finished that and had an amazing, nice expertise with them. There is not any different crew aside from Ferrari, that would ever be fascinating, however proper now I like being right here, I like the folks I work for, the folks I work with and what the corporate represents.
“On high of that, while you’re a Mercedes driver, there isn’t any different crew in the entire sport I believe that takes care of its drivers like Mercedes does. So to show your again and depart that behind, that may be a actually tough name to make.
“If I used to be to leap ship from right here, that may be after I cease. Mercedes maintain their drivers. Whether or not it is together with them in occasions, whether or not it is together with them in commercials, you proceed to be an envoy for the model. Each single driver has been in order that’s lots to throw away.”