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Hamilton: It's going to be close between us and Max

Max Verstappen will offer an increasingly tougher test to Mercedes over the next 12 months, warns Lewis Hamilton. On the cusp of a record-equalling seventh Formula 1 driver's championship, Hamilton suggested he would have a harder time adding to his seven wins this season with Verstappen and Red Bull on the rise. 'He's such a great talent, he's so fast and consistent,' Hamilton said to Sky Sports of Verstappen. 'So it's not easy to beat this young up-and-coming champ.' Certainly it wasn't easy for Hamilton in qualifying last time out at the the Nurburgring, where he only beat Verstappen by 0.037 seconds. And while the Dutchman never seriously challenged him for victory in Sunday's race, he...
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