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French Grand Prix driver ratings

French Grand Prix driver ratings
Jun 24, 2019, 10:53 AM

The 2019 French Grand Prix may not have been the most exciting spectacle, but there were still plenty of performances that have earned praise

Lewis Hamilton, 9

Pole man Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1, celebrates after Qualifying

Photo by: Jerry Andre / Sutton Images

It wasn't until Q3 that Hamilton hit his stride, demolishing Valtteri Bottas with two laps good enough for pole – but it could have been even better had he not lost the rear end at the penultimate corner to a gust of wind. Exemplary in the race, he had the advantage over Bottas in terms of pace and tyre management.

VERDICT: An outstanding performance. The only reason he misses a perfect 10 is the knowledge that he could have been a little faster in qualifying.

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Series Formula 1
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Author Edd Straw
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