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Hamilton – Running in dirty air cooked my brakes

Lewis Hamilton believes that is was his time spent running tucked up behind his team-mate Nico Rosberg that caused his terminal brake failure and forced him out of the Canadian Grand Prix. Hamilton ran behind his team-mate during the first two phases of the race, before a MGU-K failure caused his brakes to overheat and ultimately fail, putting him out of the race. Rosberg suffered a similar MGU-K failure on the same lap as his team-mate, but the German managed the ailing Mercedes to the chequered flag, collecting 18 points for second place behind the first time winner Daniel Ricciardo. As Hamilton explains, he believes the time spent behind Rosberg before his second stop ultimately...
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