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Hamilton decision is latest title blow

As ever, it was Niki Lauda who delivered the bluntest assessment of Saturday's events at Silverstone. "Lewis was wrong," said the F1 legend. "It was his decision as he thought he could go no quicker. Very simple." Lauda, who is Mercedes' team chairman, is referring to how Hamilton aborted his final qualifying run at damp Silverstone, leaving him just sixth on the grid and likely to see his 29-point championship deficit blow out even further. Championship leader and teammate Nico Rosberg, meanwhile, stuck with the programme and stormed to a comfortable pole. "A quote of Michael Jordan came in to my mind," the German told his Facebook followers. "You miss...
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