“I can’t say I’ve necessarily enjoyed it,” Hamilton said when quizzed on the topic by reporters, before admitting he felt the extra work had some positive effects.
“I think just really, you know, particularly after the last few difficult races we’ve had, I just went in to try and see if there’s any way I could try and help the team just be better prepared.
“I think there’s been a couple of good things from it, but not life changing.
“And so, I’ll continue to work with [former F1 racer and long-time Mercedes simulator driver Anthony Davidson] still and we’ve got drivers on there that do a lot of work.
“I think just working on the processes of how we communicate with them on their programme so we’re getting the right things tested.