Lewis Hamilton has delivered an ominous warning to his Formula One rivals by vowing to improve on his almost flawless championship-winning campaign.
Hamilton emerged from his winter hibernation at Silverstone on Wednesday to see the Mercedes he hopes will fire him to a sixth world title.
The 34-year-old British driver delivered the season of his career, winning 11 of the 21 races, to beat Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel and secure his fifth championship with two rounds to spare last year.
And as he enters the first campaign of the new two-year Mercedes deal which will earn him £40million a season, a fully-refreshed Hamilton is ready to continue his dominance of the sport.
“2018 was a great year, but I feel like 2019 can be even better,” he said.
“I want to achieve more, I want to continue to keep pushing. I feel energised and I am ready to attack.”