The hurdles Hamilton had to overcome

The hurdles Hamilton had to overcome

The 2014 world champion had plenty of opportunities to get things wrong in Abu Dhabi. But as EDD STRAW explains, Lewis Hamilton deftly dodged every obstacle

As the tension built during the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix weekend, Lewis Hamilton faced endless questions about the pressure of this world championship decider.

When he qualified a sedate (by his standards) three-and-a-half tenths off arch-rival Nico Rosberg, the interrogation gained momentum. Why had he struggled to put together good laps when it really mattered in Q3? Was the intensity getting to him? Would he crack?

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