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Hamilton hits back at Lauda

DAREDEVIL RACER: Lewis Hamilton

LEWIS HAMILTON has told his critics that he will not change his daredevil style of racing.

The Formula One ace has hit back at comments made by respected former world champion Nicki Lauda.

Lauda said of Hamilton’s scrapes with opponents and officialdom: "When you have some difficult races, when maybe you're trying too much, you have to calm down a bit," said Massa.

"It would be better for him, too, because he was paying for it. He was penalised in a few races. And it wasn't just with me, he even hit his own team-mate! But Lewis is a clever guy and I'm sure he already knows this."

But Hamilton, currently qualifying for Sunday’s Grand Prix at Silverstone said: "I'll take my driving style to my deathbed, for sure. People overreact to everything. You make a squeak and people overreact to it. That's the way of this world."

“You have to turn it into a positive, so you just laugh it off," he said. "People will have opinions and that's life."

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