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Hamilton discards conservative approach to title fight


Lewis Hamilton will go for gold at each remaining race and won't resort to a conservative and low-risk approach to secure the title from arch-rival Sebastian Vettel.

Mathematically, the current leader of the world championship could finish each race in the runner-up position behind Vettel and still win the title.

But Hamilton won't to play second fiddle in the final leg of the season, even if it means increasing his chances of sealing the title.

"For me, the goal is to continue to win races even if I don’t have to win another Grand Prix through the rest of the year," Hamilton said.

"That’s the best way because I am still hunting it, I am not defending it.

"I’m still hunting and chasing that championship, and until that last flag and I’ve actually got it sewn up then that’s what you’ve got keep doing. Push as much and push forward."

The 32-year-old refuted that Nico Rosberg had actually played it safe last season after winning in Suzuka, and favoured a conservative approach by just following Hamilton until the end of the season.

"Somebody mentioned about Nico only wanting to finish second [at the final races of last year] because I really got the car in a position," Hamilton said.

"He was qualifying to get pole, he wasn’t qualifying to get second position. But people looked upon it as if he drove to finish second, but he couldn’t get by because I was gone!"

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