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Hamilton likely to start from pitlane

Lewis Hamilton faces an even steeper battle to get into the points in as he could be forced to start from the pitlane. The Mercedes driver was involved in a heavy shunt during the closing stages of Q1 on Saturday following a brake failure and was forced to miss the final two sessions. Fortunately he walked away with only bruising to his legs. It meant he was due to start 15th on the grid - he was initially P16, but will move up a place after Esteban Gutierrez's penalty comes into effect - but he could now start in the pitlane as Mercedes could switch his brake supplier. Hamilton started the weekend with Carbon Industries before switching to Brembo discs on Saturday morning, but then...
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