How Hamilton has battled his own mentality

How Hamilton has battled his own mentality

Lewis Hamilton has had more than his share of technical problems this year, but has he also created his own mental obstacles to overcome as he chases a fourth world championship?

There is a case to suggest Lewis Hamilton put himself on the back foot in his bid for a fourth Formula 1 title before the 2016 season had even started.

That is not to say that from his current back-to-the-wall position - 19 points down with two races to go - he cannot eclipse his hero Ayrton Senna, and equal the haul of Alain Prost and Sebastian Vettel, with a fourth world championship.

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