Lewis Hamilton qualifies fifth in Melbourne as Mercedes struggle again… is it time to question how much longer the most successful Formula One driver of all time can take this?

Lewis Hamilton’s face appears at St Kilda Beach, above the sand on Melbourne’s most famous shore. The only problem for Hamilton is that the claim has turned out to be untrue. How long can Hamilton tolerate thin pickings after his years of serial success? The question is heightened because he is 37, the second oldest driver behind Fernando Alonso, the 40-year-old Spaniard who cannot quit. Hamilton’s recent mood has mostly been calm, at times Zen-like. ‘You can only walk away if you don’t any more like what you do,’ said the Austrian. An interesting observation came a few years ago from Nico Rosberg, Hamilton’s boyhood pal and the man who beat him to the title in 2016 before retiring aged 31.

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