Hamilton keen to give his best at Indian GP

Hamilton keen to give his best at Indian GP

Hamilton keen to give his best at Indian GP

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton is optimistic that the Indian Grand Prix will return in 2015 and hopes the Formula One event will gradually become a part of the country’s racing culture.

The 2014 edition has been scrapped even though the JPSI, promoters of the event, has a five-year contract with Formula One.

“I think it (Indian Grand Prix) will come back. They have put in great efforts to put this track together. It is such an impressive track. The F1 calendar is changing every year. The fans would be missing the action but I am sure it will come back,” Hamilton told reporters on the sidelines of a promotional event.

“Hopefully it will become part of culture here in India and lot more people would be enjoying it,” he added. Hamilton said he is itching to give his best at the third edition here.

“I want to do better here. Characteristic-wise it is a similar circuit to Korea. Having the experience of racing in Korea, the performance this weekend will be stronger,” said Hamilton.

“I can’t wait to get into my car. It is different team, a different phase of my life and I want to make most of it.”

Aiming to put an emphatic show in the upcoming event, the British driver also wants to explore the countryside to understand Indian culture better.

“At some stage I want to travel here. I want to see the countryside and want to see more of life here. India is such a big place and it has so much to offer. And I want to taste some more food, visit some more restaurants,” he added.

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