Cape Town - Given
the choice of any Formula One driver as a team-mate, Lewis Hamilton says
he would choose Ayrton Senna - but he isn't sure whether they would get
Hamilton is a huge fan of the triple World Champion and last season
won his first Brazilian Grand Prix wearing a Senna-inspired helmet.
But while the Mercedes driver has in the past referred to Senna as
his 'hero', he concedes that they may have clashed in the garage as
Asked by the official F1 website to name the one driver he would want as a team-mate, he replied: "I would go for Ayrton Senna.
"We maybe wouldn't get on (laughs).
"I usually don't get on with team-mates - but I would choose Ayrton because he was the best."
On other F1 related questions, the one corner Hamilton would chose to
drive is Caracciola, a sharply banked corner at the Nurburgring that
has a blind entrance.
He explained: "I choose the (Nurburgring) Nordschleife's first banked
corner. You get super dizzy on that one. I think it is called
As for the era he would most like to have raced in, the Brit said: "The late '80s."