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Hamilton drops five places after gearbox change

Formula One title contender Lewis Hamilton will drop to 20th on Sunday's German Grand Prix grid, and may start from the pit lane, after Mercedes changed the gearbox on his car following a crash in qualifying. The Briton, whose championship-leading teammate Nico Rosberg will be on pole position for his home race, qualified 16th on Saturday despite spinning into the barriers early on. However, he gained a position because Sauber's Mexican Esteban Gutierrez carried over a three-place demotion from the previous race. But Mercedes said Hamilton would also have to take a mandatory five-place penalty for the unscheduled gearbox change overnight. "We can confirm that @LewisHamilton's gearbox...
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