How management could refocus Hamilton

How management could refocus Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton's poor recent form is largely down to a lack of guidance from his current management team, according to three-time world champion Niki Lauda. But is there more to it than that? Tony Dodgins invesigates

When Jenson Button joined McLaren there were a lot of raised eyebrows. Fernando Alonso's relationship with the team had broken down quickly. Alonso arrived as reigning world champion and yet soon realised he was going to have his hands full with a rookie Lewis Hamilton in 2007.

McLaren did its best to be even-handed, but that was not a necessity Alonso had foreseen. To him, it had started to feel like Hamilton's team.

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