(AFP) – Lewis Hamilton said he will not be celebrating after his dramatic victory in Sunday's Singapore Grand Prix, but will instead be concentrating on the five remaining races in his bid for a second drivers' world title.
“There's a long way to go yet,” said Hamilton. “So, no. No celebrations tonight.” Hamilton took a three points lead in the drivers' championship after capitalising on Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg's misfortunes with an electronics failure that forced him to retire by grabbing the 29th win of his career.
Afterwards, he told reporters that he was concentrating on taking each race as it comes, with next up the Japanese Grand Prix on October 5.
“I'm not thinking about that, the title, no, not yet,” said Hamilton. “To be honest, it's a bit surreal now. I was thinking of getting seven points to cut the lead. Not scoring 25.
“For me, it still feels like I am hunting and chasing. But it's a good feeling.”