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Better to start second - Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton said he was pleased to be starting second for Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix despite being beaten to pole by Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg. The two drivers head into the race 11 points apart, with the German ahead, as their increasingly tense title battle resumes after F1's summer break. 'I'm not disappointed,' said Hamilton, who had brake problems in qualifying. 'If you look at previous years, second is the best place to start here so I feel quite blessed that is the case.' Hamilton used the example of last year's race in Belgium, when he started from pole but was passed by Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel on the first lap. Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to...
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