As they place in strong performances during qualifying in the British GP, Lewis Hamilton has been around some type of a slump within the last couple of days. He’s unsuccessful to join up just one win since mid-may, assisting Max Verstappen to guide the driver’s championship.ADVERTISEMENTArticle continues below this adSo, Bernie Ecclestone, former F1 supremo, required a swipe in the reigning champion, suggesting he is not the fighter he was previously and also the Brit could yet leave behind his new two-year £80M contract.Then, throughout the team principal’s press conference, the Mercedes boss Toto Wolff taken care of immediately Ecclestone’s remarks.ADVERTISEMENTArticle continues below this adWATCH STORY: Toto Wolff Swears, Valtteri Bottas Bares: Funniest Moments From Drive to outliveWhat did Toto Wolff say?“Bernie is definitely great for banter and headline. He loves to create some debate and mess and try to has he been. I believe it’s great for the game, great for him,” stated Mercedes team principal, Toto Wolff.“Yeah, I believe it’s essential that Bernie, as the one that produced everything, it’s still getting a powerful opinion, has been heard by everyone and that’s legitimate.”Lewis Hamilton reacts to Bernie Ecclestone’s critiqueThroughout the driver’s press conference in front of the British Grand Prix, seven-time world champion also hit back at Bernie.“I did not learn about these statements until I showed up in the circuit,” stated Hamilton.F1 F1 – Steiermark Grand Prix – Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Austria – June 24, 2021. Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton throughout the press conference Pool via REUTERS/Christian Bruna.“I’m certainly and not the driver I had been at the start. I’m better and that i know myself much better than before,” responded Hamilton to Ecclestone critique. (Converted via Google Translate)ADVERTISEMENTArticle continues below this adHow’s the British GP week opting for the Briton?After five winless races, Hamilton wishes to finish Verstappen and Red Bull‘s dominance this year. And things appear to become exercising for that Briton Silverstone is really a track that Mercedes have dominated at recently, and Lewis has guaranteed pole position for that inaugural sprint qualifying.DIVE Much deeperLewis Hamilton Credits Trainer Angela Cullen for His Incredible Outing at
British GP Qualiyingabout one hour agoADVERTISEMENTArticle continues below this adCan Hamilton finish his winless drought only at that weekend’s British Grand Prix? Or will Verstappen go ahead and take race win for that fifth consecutive time this year? Tell us within the comments section below.