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Hamilton gets all-new Mercedes for race

The fire damaged car of Lewis Hamilton is wheeled back to the Mercedes pit garage in Hungary Lewis Hamilton will be at the wheel of a brand new Mercedes in the Hungarian Grand Prix, in the aftermath of a fire during qualifying at Hungaroring. 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...
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