Ayrton Senna, in his new role as McLaren consultant and ambassador, grabbed Lewis Hamilton's arm as he left the sanctuary of the team's motorhome to head to his car for the start of the British Grand Prix.
The Brazilian, still with very few grey hairs considering he is now just two years short of his 50th birthday, then leant over to Hamilton's ear and whispered into it two brief words: "Assentar cabeça."
After a difficult couple of weeks off track, sparked by his pitlane crash at the Canadian GP, Hamilton was well aware that things were getting tough for him, and the pressure was mounting. So he took on board Senna's choice of words; knew exactly what the message was. He patted Senna's arm, smiled and walked on...
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