Formula 1

Lewis Hamilton plays down title talk

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Lewis Hamilton has quashed claims that the Mercedes team should now go on to win the Championship this season after his successful race in the Hungary Grand Prix.

The 28-year-old has insisted that there is a lot of work to do yet if his team he is claim the title, despite dominating the field the last time out. 

In soaring temperatures, that have been highlighted as a recurring problem with Mercedes' tires in the past, Hamilton cruised to victory, prompting areas of the media to envisage a title winning campaign.

"When you have a win like this, you get excited and think anything is possible and this shows it is," said Hamilton.

"But it is still too early to say whether or not we can challenge."

The Briton remains in fourth place, and his first win of the season has reduced the gap between him and current leader Sebastian Vettel to just 48 points, with a potential 225 points available from the remaining races.

Hamilton, who won the championship in 2008, was quick to point out the work that his team still have to do.

He told reporters: "I know the guys [at the team] are working hard so that we can close the gap and I hope today is the first step in doing so, but we've got a lot of tough races coming up."

 

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