Video: When Hamilton first had a bad F1 car

Lewis Hamilton’s struggles with the Mercedes W13 have moved some to suggest that 2022 is the first time the seven-time world champion hasn't had the best car in Formula 1.

But, as Hamilton has himself pointed out, that rather overlooks McLaren’s MP4-24 of 2009.

PLUS: Why Hamilton's 2022 struggles shouldn't define his career

In the latest of Autosport’s “Short View Back to the Past” series, Chief Editor Kevin Turner recalls the problems McLaren and Hamilton faced in 2009 – and how they went from qualifying near the back of the field to challenging for race wins.

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