Hamilton has emerged as F1's voice of reason

Hamilton has emerged as F1's voice of reason

Lewis Hamilton has not just found his voice in recent months discussing the state of Formula 1, he has become a key player in setting the agenda. GLENN FREEMAN evaluates the importance of the world champion's new standing

Lewis Hamilton makes no secret of the fact he celebrated becoming a three-time world champion last year by partying long and hard, having the most fun he has had since making it to Formula 1.

That, and the fact his seeming dip in focus helped a fired-up Nico Rosberg finish the 2015 season in style, raised questions about Hamilton's motivation once it was time to get back to work. But if anything, his off-track behaviour suggests the world champion has become more comfortable than ever in his own skin.

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