Online: What's eating Lewis Hamilton

Online: What's eating Lewis Hamilton

Jonathan Noble analyses why has Lewis Hamilton fallen out with the media, and gives the world champion some advice on how to rectify the situation

"Some of them are just bloody ill-mannered…why the hell don't they come and badger me after I've won a f****** good race? Why don't they badger me when I've done something good? They don't want to know you when you are doing well or doing anything right. It is when you are in the s*** that they want to know. And that is what really upsets me about the British press."

Spend any time observing Lewis Hamilton these days, and you cannot help but notice that things are far from right - be it on track or off it.

Of course, the struggles that McLaren has had getting its MP4-24 up to speed has taken the shine off the year - and it was something the team, the media and fans were well braced for when the season started.

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