Lewis Hamilton says he will never be happy just to participate in F1 and will continue racing as long as he has a chance to win. The reigning world champion, who turned 31 in January, is in his 10th season of F1 and the early months of a new three-year contract at Mercedes.A three-time world champion, Hamilton also stands third in the all-time list of F1 race victors, while only Michael Schumacher and Ayrton Senna have secured more pole positions. The Briton says his passion for racing - and winning - remains as strong as ever.The goal in racing is to excel in every opportunity I have still, Hamilton said during a select media briefing in Sochi. Lewis Hamilton: F1 and beyond Read our Q&A with the world champion on his past, present and future I still want to win championships, I still want to win races. I dont know why I still have the drive to do those things because Ive had quite a few of them, but its because its what I love doing.So I will continue to do it while I love it - and not just to be in it, to win it. Im not here just to participate. I never have been and never will be. Where does Hamilton rank in F1 history? Lewis Hamilton Hamilton rank Most in F1 Wins 43 3rd 91 - Michael Schumacher Pole positions 51 3rd 68 - Michael Schumacher Podiums 90 4th 155 - Michael Schumacher Fastest laps 28 =5th 77 - Michael Schumacher Front-row starts 92 2nd 116 - Michael Schumacher Points 1,924 2nd 1,929 - Sebastian Vettel World titles 3 =5th 7 - Michael Schumacher Hamiltons father, Anthony, told Sky Sports in February he thought his son had seven to 10 years left in the sport.The three-time title winner will be a month away from his 34th birthday when his Mercedes contract expires at the end of 2018 and, although he has already indicated he will continue in F1 beyond that point, Hamilton admits he is unsure just how long his career will run.It could end soon, or it could go long, who knows how long its going to go on, Hamilton added. The cool thing is nothings planned - its the unknown. So do I feel I can drive as I do now in 10 years time? As long as I keep myself fit Im pretty certain I can. Do I want to drive? Time will tell.Hamiltons unsated ambition was apparent in adversity last weekend in Russia when the Mercedes drivers frustration at being denied a shot at victory was etched across his demeanour throughout.Either hes in for an Oscar or hes doing a very good impression of being crestfallen. That impresses me enormously that Lewis is taking so much pain, remarked Sky F1s Martin Brundle. Lewis Hamilton quells rumours that the Mercedes team changes are to blame for poor fortune Hes got three world championships in his pocket, its not always going to go his way, and its like hes fighting for his first. His chin is down a bit and hes taken all this as body blows whereas it would probably be very easy to say okay, maybe this is not my year - I will win it again next year.He is treating it like its his first-ever world championship. Dont miss the F1 Report for all the analysis of the Russian GP at 8:30pm on Wednesday on Sky Sports F1. 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