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Hamilton's qualifying in Hungary goes up in smoke

Lewis Hamilton retires from qualifying Lewis Hamilton's run of bad luck continued on Saturday when the Mercedes driver's hopes of a Hungarian Grand Prix pole position went up in flames as his car caught fire in the first phase of qualifying. The Briton, who is 14 points behind championship-leading team mate Nico Rosberg after 10 races, had been fastest in all three practice sessions and was favourite for pole. Instead the 2008 world champion, who has won for the past two years in Hungary and four times in all, faces another fight through the field in Sunday's race at a slow circuit where overtaking is difficult. 'Guys, I'm on fire,' Hamilton said over the car radio before coasting to a...
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