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Hamilton to take five-place grid penalty

Lewis Hamilton will drop five places on the grid for Sunday’s German race after Mercedes decided to change the gearbox on his car because of damage incurred in his qualifying accident at Hockenheim.“The guys are working on the car now to repair everything for the race,” said the team on Twitter. “It's going to be a busy morning!”Hamilton crashed heavily near the end of Q1 after a front-right brake disc failure. The Briton ended up qualifying 16th, but moved up to 15th on the grid due to Esteban Gutierrez’s penalty from the last round. He is now due to start 20th.Mercedes could yet opt to make further set-up changes to Hamilton’s car, in which case...
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