There is much debate in Formula 1 at present as to whether the sport has become a bit too sanitised to the detriment of the excitement.
Investigations are ongoing into whether grand prix circuits need to be made tougher to improve the quality and spectacle on view for the thousands watching.
F1’s new managing director of motorsports, Ross Brawn, is in charge and Hamilton was among those critical of the 2017 season finale in Abu Dhabi for promoting a lack of overtaking.
The four-time world champion praised the sport’s governing body but admits there are changes required.
“The FIA have done an amazing job but they’ve really got to stop with these run-off areas – you shouldn’t be able to cut a corner like you see [drivers doing],” he said.
“What I love about the olden days – of course you don’t want to crash, but if you go wide you’ve got to lose time. Now you can approach a corner knowing that if you go in five per cent too much, you can go wide and come back on. I don’t love that.
“I used to love Oulton Park and Donington. Donington, Old Hairpin was a nightmare – you have to come off the brakes and run the speed in, use the downforce.”
Colchester will hand late fitness tests to Ryan Jackson and Brandon Comley prior to their clash with Yeovil.
Arsenal secured their place in the quarter-finals of the Europa League following their 3-1 defeat of AC Milan at the Emirates Stadium on Thursday.
Danny Welbeck scored twice against AC Milan to toast his England recall by sending Arsenal into the last eight of the Europa League.
Ipswich striker Joe Garner will not play again this season after it emerged he suffered a fractured skull against Sheffield United last week.