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Mercedes builds Hamilton all-new car for race

Lewis Hamilton will be at the wheel of a shiny new Mercedes in Sunday's Hungarian grand prix. Team boss Paddy Lowe is quoted by Auto Motor und Sport as revealing that "pretty much everything" was damaged when a fuel leak set the championship-chaser's W05 on fire in Hungaroring qualifying. With full spare cars no longer allowed, Mercedes mechanics worked through the night to build Hamilton a new car from scratch from a spare monocoque. Hamilton will not effectively be penalised for changing his gearbox and engine, as he is already at the very rear of the field for the race, so Lowe decided simply to break 'parc ferme' regulations. "We needed to get the car out of parc ferme...
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