Lewis Hamilton should watch his back

Posted on | Author Keith Collantine

Lewis Hamilton, Pedro de la Rosa, McLaren launch, 2007 | DaimlerLewis Hamilton might feel relieved that the Spanish driver who doesn’t like him won’t be driving for McLaren in 2008.

At least, one of them won’t.

Here’s an exchange between Pedro de la Rosa and Fernando Alonso that didn’t come out in the World Motor Sports Council’s espionage hearings.

Talking about a new flexible rear wing, de la Rosa jokes that Hamilton should have to test it, presumably in case it breaks:

Maybe we can get Lewis to try it at the Monza test.

The quote is from Mark Hughes’ “Lewis Hamilton: The Full Story”.

As Hughes puts it: “There may have been a feeling of the two of them against Hamilton.” Quite. It does rather suggest Hamilton was not party to all the emails that went back and forth between his team mates…

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