Hamilton: Vettel is a great champion

By on Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Lewis-Hamilton-Singapore-GP-2013Lewis Hamilton has clarified his comments regarding reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel.

Hamilton had been quoted as saying that he felt for the fans, comparing Vettel's dominance to that of Michael Schumacher between 2000 and 2004.

"Read some of the stories/reports of my comments on Seb," Hamilton posted on his official Twitter account. "[I] feel the need to clarify my thoughts. Seb is great champion!!"

"Not only that, he is a great human being who is funny and humble. Deserves all the success he is having!"

"I admire his dedication & ability to consistently perform without mistakes. This is the mark of a true champion."

"Regardless of what you & I may think about his car, at the end of the day he's doing the perfect job."

"I'm just grateful [that] I get to drive in an era with so many great drivers like him."

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