Although Toto Wolff admits Lewis Hamilton is “priceless” to Mercedes, there are times that the driver gives his bosses “grey hair.”
Hamilton is without a doubt a star behind the wheel of a Formula 1 car with the Brit leading this year’s championship by 28 points ahead of Sebastian Vettel as he chases a fourth World title.
However, it is not always smooth sailing with the 32-year-old.
Hamilton has courted controversy on and off the track, and when it comes to marketing may not always be Mercedes’ best brand ambassador as he often opts to drive a Ferrari road car.
Wolff, though, says he wouldn’t change anything about him as he always brings it on the track.
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“He is priceless,” the Mercedes motorsport boss told SpeedWeek.
“If he drives a Ferrari privately, he drives a Ferrari privately.
“He’s a free man, you can’t lock him in a cage.
“Sometimes it gives us grey hair, but on a difficult day he is fundamentally man we want to have in the car.”
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