LISTEN: Damon Hill explains why he declared Hamilton ‘one of the most talented people to walk the earth’ on F1 Nation

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Damon Hill struggled to contain his enthusiasm for Lewis Hamilton’s achievement after the British racer took his 100th F1 pole position on Saturday in Spain, declaring him ‘one of the most talented people to have ever walked the earth’.

Hamilton declared himself extremely flattered with that sentiment after winning Sunday’s race, and on this week’s episode of the F1 Nation podcast, Damon explains why he stands by his judgement.

Joined by co-hosts Tom Clarkson and Natalie Pinkham, the 1996 world champion also breaks down all the big talking points from the Spanish Grand Prix, including that fascinating first corner battle, and whether Red Bull could have done anything to prevent Mercedes winning.

Tom also provides some eye-opening behind-the-scenes observations on how the Hamilton versus Verstappen title fight is evolving, plus the team reflect on team orders, weaving, Leclerc’s progress, Ricciardo’s mojo and, yes, Yuki Tsunoda’s appetite…

Listen to the podcast in full in the player below, or on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music or your favourite podcast app.

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