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Hamilton and Räikkönen receive morale boost - Whitmarsh bigs up Hamilton, whilst Domenicali is kind about Räikkönen

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Today is the 25th August 2008 and this is F1Minute.

It seems to be the day for sticking up for your drivers, as first we have Martin Whitmarsh saying that Hamilton is getting stronger with each passing race. “Lewis is an intelligent driver, he's absolutely committed to winning every race and he likes to end every session the quickest, but I think he's becoming more relaxed and confident in his approach and realising that what really counts is winning the world championship at the end of the year."

The love-in continues with Stefano Domenicali saying that they still have absolute faith in Räikkönen despite some poor results recently. He says: “It's easy when things are going well, that everyone close to you puts your arms on their shoulders to say you are number one, number one, number one and then suddenly when you have a difficult situation, then you see, ha ha, this is already a boiled driver. That's not the case.” That’s a weird quote. I think it’s a good thing, though.

That’s it for today, I’ll be back tomorrow with another F1Minute.