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Lewis Hamilton

Hamilton complains that tyres are too hard for Portimao

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton explained that, despite going quickest, he found driving conditions very difficult at Portimao on Friday.

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton finished Friday's practice sessions as fastest man, having topped the times on the soft tyre during the afternoon session, but believes that Pirelli have brought too hard a tyre selection for this weekend.

Pirelli have brought the C1, C2 and C3 compounds for this race, the hardest of their range, and a full step harder than what was used for the opening two races in Bahrain and Italy.

Despite him going a tenth clear of Red Bull's Max Verstappen to lead the way, Hamilton admitted to struggling for grip and confidence throughout the entirety of the day with gusty winds and a low-grip track surface being to blame.

"I think everyone looks like they're struggling with their balance out there today," Hamilton told media, including RacingNews365 afterwards. " So it's difficult to say whether or not it's the car or it's the wind or track but it's definitely been a real challenge today to keep the car on track."

Pointing the finger at the harder tyre compound selection, Hamilton said: "It generally feels like we came here last year, the tyre was too hard. And [we] come here again this year with the tyre, same tyres pretty much and they're even harder this year. [New Pirelli 2021 construction]

"So, it feels like we've come with the too hard a compound in my opinion, I think it should be the mid range, C2 3 and 4, but everyone's on the same one. So, you know, we'll get through it somehow."

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