He added: “If you look at it, yes, he (Russell) is Mr Consistency, but the guy getting the podium is Lewis. If they had the fastest two cars at the moment, Lewis would be winning. And so, do you want to be Mr Consistency, or do you want to be the winner?
“Well, he (Hamilton) has been consistently winning with the best car, and consistently beating his teammate. And that hasn’t changed. So you want to be consistent, but you still need to be faster than your teammate if you want to win.”