Lewis Hamilton will drive with Valtteri Bottas at Mercedes next year
Lewis Hamilton will drive alongside Bottas at Mercedes in 2017 after the Finn signed a one-year deal to replace retired world champion Nico Rosberg.
And last week Hamilton revealed that he was not happy sharing his driving data with any team-mate, although he has now pointed out that this was not a specific accusations.
"I wish to clarify, I have not hit out at my team at all," Hamilton said on Twitter.
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"My point on data sharing is solely my feelings about the sport in general
"It has been my feeling since the day I started F1 and still is 10 years later.
"There is zero problems in my team, zero problems with Bottas."
F1 teams routinely share information about their two drivers' performances over a race weekend in an effort to improve performance across the board.
But Hamilton believes each racer should have to do it all themselves without any help from their team-mate.
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"The other driver probably naturally may be able to do more or less than you are," Hamilton said last week.
“But because of this data they can just copy you. ‘Oh, he’s braking five metres later there, I’ll go out and I’ll try braking five metres later’.
"So that’s what I really dislike, because it enables them to get closer.
“That’s what I loved about go-karting – you weren’t able to do that and that was where just your raw talent is able to shine.”