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  • 14 May 2019
    Lewis Hamilton insists he relishes the toughest challenges as he aims to hunt down Nico Rosberg, but worries reliability failures could still ruin his title charge. Hamilton arrives for the Mexico GP 26 points behind his Mercedes team-mate, and accepts that he realistically must win all three of 2016s final races to stand a chance of sealing a fourth world championship.And asked whether being the underdog and picking the hardest route possible in a quest for glory appealed to him, the Brit was insistent that he would never want an easy option. WATCH: Would Nico deserve it?I dont feel I ever arrive at a grand prix, or any kind of competition, and want it to be easy, he told reporters. I love doing things that are difficult. If I go rock climbing, I dont go for the easiest wall to climb, I always go for the hardest first. Its almost like your eyes are too big for your belly and you go for a bigger plate.Would I like to be in a different position right now? Of course. All I know is that Ive got this challenge ahead of me and Im ready to go, Im ready to fight. If theres any time to be the best Ive ever been, its in these last three races. Lewis Hamilton says hes just focusing on himself and not teammate Nico Rosberg ahead of this weekends Mexican Grand Prix Hamilton ended a seven-race spell without a victory in Austin last weekend, cruising to victory from pole position. After a frictious few months both on and off the track, the world champion has appeared much more relaxed in recent weeks. Would that continue as he looks for a first win in Mexico?I approach it the same as I generally approach every race, he added. Maybe slightly more relaxed than I had others because Ive accepted that there are things that are out of my powers, out of my control.All I can do is control what happens in the car and what I do. So as long as my focus is all towards that then hopefully I can get results like I did last weekend. If I dont then you move forwards.The Formula 1 Gossip ColumnI dont think Ill be taking more risks than I usually do. I think Im a relatively risky driver but I dont think Ill be taking more than others. Ill definitely be cautious of my surroundings.Im going for it, thats for sure. While my hearts still beating and Ive still got that drive to win, and theres still a possibility, even if its one per cent, Im going to be going for it.But another failure of his W07 obviously still troubles him. Prior to the US Grand Prix he told Sky F1 that an engine concern, in the end only costing him around half a second over the whole race, was on my mind. After sealing victory, he claimed he was petrified that his car was going to break down.Honestly, that will probably continue until we cross the flag in Abu Dhabi, a cautious Hamilton noted. Particularly as its a feeling Ill have more often because Im on my eighth engine, Ive experienced a lot more than the other side has had to this year. Sky Sports F1s Ted Kravitz and David Croft step into the ring to settle their debate on who will win this years drivers championship They [engineers] cant really ease it any more. Theyve tried, and everyone is working as hard as they can and thats all I can ask from them. But in Malaysia I had a new engine and Paddy told me you can use full power the whole race, so I had no concerns - and the thing blew up!I guess you just have to take everything with a pinch of salt and Im hoping and praying that my car stays in tact through these next three races.I am in a position where if a gearbox or engine goes, then that is it. Right now its about being very smart with what I have.Dont miss the Mexican GP on Sunday evening. The race is live at 7pm on Sky Sports F1; Watch with a NOW TV day pass - £6.99, no contract Also See: The Formula 1 Gossip Column WATCH: Would Nico deserve it? Bernie: F1 needs more danger Max: No more arrogant radio Ecco Scarpe Saldi . 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Ecco Outlet Italia .ca NHL Power Rankings for the second straight week, ahead of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Colorado Avalanche. INDIANAPOLIS -- Coach Chuck Pagano and general manager Ryan Grigson are in a real jam.By Saturday, the Indianapolis Colts must compile a 53-man active roster -- something that has become complicated by a long list of short-term injuries.It makes it tricky, Pagano said Monday. We are going to have to do a really good job. Ryan will do a great job. Jimmy Raye III, the personnel group and coaches will all get together, and well make the appropriate decisions based on all of those components.Usually, the Colts head into cut down weekend protecting their starters and looking to fill a certain number of spots at each position.Not this time.Indy lacks depth along the offensive and defensive lines and in the secondary, and they cant count on getting relief from the NFLs rules.Only one player can be designated for return from injured reserve, and the only Colts player eligible for the physically unable to perform list is safety Clayton Geathers.Just how much of a toll have the injuries taken on the Colts depth chart?They opened Saturdays game with two rookies and a second-year player starting along the offensive line and with three key players -- right tackle Joe Reitz (back), backup guard Hugh Thornton (ankle) and versatile swingman Joe Haeg (ankle) -- all on the sideline. When left guard Jack Mewhort left during the first half, things got even worse.Initially, the fear was Mewhort had sustained a torn ACL, which would have ended his season.Instead, the MRI came back negative, limiting Mewhorts absence to 2 to 4 weeks.But without those four, Indys offensive line again struggled to protect Andrew Luck or create openings for the running game, causing consternation for fans and coaches as the regular-season opener approaches.Im not going to lie to you and tell you that everything is going to be OK, Pagano said. We have to execute, we have to communicate, we have to make plays and we have to put the ball in the end zone.Defensively, things may be even worse.Indy was missing four of its top five cornerbacks, including both starters, against Philadelphia and lost No.dddddddddddd. 5 when Darius Butler left in the first quarter with an injured ankle. Butler is listed day to day.The defensive line has been without defensive end Kendall Langford (knee surgery) since early this month. Defensive tackle Henry Anderson, who is recovering from ACL surgery, was just activated off the PUP list last week. Pagano isnt sure if either will be available for the Sept. 11 season opener against Detroit.Indy also will be without defensive tackle Art Jones for the first four games because of a suspension for violating the NFLs policy on performance-enhancing substances.Jones wont count against the roster limit until he returns in early October.But if the Colts keep everyone active, they could start the season with nearly a dozen guys unable to play Sept. 11 against Detroit.The combination means Thursday nights usually meaningless preseason finale at Cincinnati carries much more significance for everybody.As Pagano and Grigson try to plug holes, they will also be on the lookout for players who can start immediately -- even if they start out on the Colts practice squad.I think you have to look at all the injured players, Pagano said, and know that its going to affect roster mechanics in one way or another.Game notes After releasing 10 players Sunday, the Colts cut four more players Monday. Indy waived receiver Danny Anthrop, tackle Keith Lumpkin and running back Trey Williams and released tight end Konrad Reuland. ... Running back Stevan Ridley practiced with the Colts for the first time Monday. He was signed Sunday. ... Pagano also promised Monday to fix the penalty problem that has plagued them through the first three preseason games.---Online:AP NFL website: and AP NFL Twitter feed: ' ' '