sport news Inside Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes nightmare: 'Helpless' Brit 'forgot what ... trends now

sport news Inside Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes nightmare: 'Helpless' Brit 'forgot what ... trends now
sport news Inside Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes nightmare: 'Helpless' Brit 'forgot what ... trends now

sport news Inside Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes nightmare: 'Helpless' Brit 'forgot what ... trends now

Lewis Hamilton has revealed Mercedes engineers ignored his advice on how to fix their car ahead of his winless 2023 season.

The seven-time world champion went on to add that he 'can't really remember what winning' feels like as he opened up on his struggles with the Silver Arrows in the latest series of Netflix hit Drive to Survive. 

The sixth series, which airs from today, shows a puzzled Hamilton querying why his advice on how to turn their form around was shot down as being 'wrong'. 

'Last year I remember complaining to the team and saying "look, we have to make these changes otherwise this is the trajectory we are going to go on and this is where we are going to end up so please, please do something about it.",' he said.

'I remember that day they said, "we know what we are doing, you're wrong." That was definitely an interesting moment.'

Hamilton endured a nightmare 2022 season

Wolff admitted he failed the Brit by providing a car that was incapable of challenging for a world title

Lewis Hamilton (left) saw his pleas to Mercedes to fix their car ahead of the 2023 season dismissed, leaving awkward viewing for team boss Toto Wolff (right) in a new Netflix series

Hamilton explained to engineers how a troublesome rear end has plagued the team for years

Hamilton explained to engineers how a troublesome rear end has plagued the team for years

It left the Brit frustrated as his fears eventually came true when it was too late for team to fix

It left the Brit frustrated as his fears eventually came true when it was too late for team to fix

Hamilton continued: 'I stepped back, I didn't want to step on anybody's toes... then we got into the season and spoke again and they were like, "maybe you were right". So yeah...'

At the beginning of Episode 6: Leap of Faith, an irritated Hamilton is seeing during a commercial commitment. 

He then goes on to explain how Mercedes' demise has affected him. 

'My goal is to get back on top and win a championship again. But then we get in the car in 2023 and it's the evil sister [of 2022],' he explained.

'I can't really remember winning, it's been like a minute to be honest. 

'I don't remember what that feeling is. It is what it is, we've just got to take it on the chin and

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