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Write Hamilton off at your peril - Lauda

Sutton Images Enlarge Niki Lauda insists Lewis Hamilton is "absolutely perfect in his head" despite the 29-point deficit he has to make up to Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in the drivers' championship. A costly mistake during qualifying for the Austrian Grand Prix meant Hamilton had to start from ninth, leaving him with an uphill battle to challenge eventual winner Rosberg. It came one race after his retirement in Canada allowed Rosberg to gain 18 valuable points in the title fight but Lauda says he has not seen any signs that the recent shift in momentum is having a negative impact on Hamilton. "I don't need to coach him at all," Lauda said to the suggestion...
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