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Hamilton crash puts spotlight on F1 brake suppliers

Lewis Hamilton slams the wall Lewis Hamilton's German Grand Prix qualifying crash put Formula 1′s brake suppliers in the spotlight on after Mercedes raised safety concerns about the discs used by the Briton. The incident also showed how sensitive individual drivers are to subtle differences in rival products and how much chopping and changing goes on behind the scenes over a race weekend. Mercedes blamed Hamilton's accident on the failure of a new right front brake disc manufactured by Italian company Brembo. The Briton's team mate and championship leader Nico Rosberg, who qualified on pole, was using different front discs after opting for a type supplied by French manufacturer...
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