Lewis Hamilton - two of the most emotive words in Formula 1. To give an opinion or mention his name seems to provoke a dramatic reaction from fans and critics alike.
The Korean Grand Prix weekend was no different.
Hamilton could barely raise a smile after his Korean GP pole © LAT
I don't write this lightly as I can already foresee the response it could create, purely because of the subject matter.
I think Hamilton has the most passionate and protective fans of any F1 driver on the grid; every time we mention his name on the BBC, there'll be someone who'll criticise us for a perceived bias against him.
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