Lewis Hamilton 'clarifies' comments regarding Sebastian Vettel

Hamilton 'clarifies' Vettel comments
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Lewis Hamilton 'clarifies' his comments regarding Sebastian Vettel by insisting that he is a "true champion".

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has been full of praise for Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel in a bid to "clarify" his comments that the German is making Formula 1 boring.

The British driver stated after Vettel won the Korean Grand Prix on Sunday that fans are switching off because of his dominance.

Hamilton wrote on Twitter: "Good morning all. Read some of the stories/reports of my comments on Seb. Feel the need to clarify my thoughts. Seb is great champion!

"Not only that, he is a great human being who is funny and humble. Deserves all the success he is having! I admire his dedication & ability to consistently perform without mistakes. This is the mark of a true champion.

"Regardless of what you & I may think about his car, at the end of the day he's doing the perfect job. I'm just grateful I get to drive in an era with so many great drivers like him. God Bless & have an amazing day!"

Vettel is on course to seal his fourth consecutive world championship title.

Lewis Hamilton takes a break during the qualifying session at Hungaroring on July 27, 2013
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