F1: Hamilton Praises Vettel, Walks Back Negative Comments

of Great Britain and Mercedes GP prepares to drive during practice for the Korean GP. (Getty Images)

Lewis Hamilton has taken to Twitter in an attempt to diffuse comments he made in relation to in Korea.

In a series of heartfelt Tweets, he also made a pointed reference to the German’s car.

“Read some of the stories/reports of my comments on Seb,” Hamilton wrote. “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!”