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Hamilton may start German GP from pitlane

Lewis Hamilton at Hockenheim Lewis Hamilton may have to start Sunday's German Grand Prix from the pit lane after his Mercedes team indicated they are likely to change brake suppliers for his car following his high speed crash during qualifying. The 29-year-old had switched to Brembo brakes on Saturday morning, but following a failure of his right front disc that pitched him into a collision with the barriers at the Sachskurve, the team said they wanted to revert to Carbone Industrie discs on Hamilton's car. Changing brake specification is a breach of the parc ferme regulations that would require Hamilton therefore to start the 67-lap race from the pit lane. 'We have had a brake failure...
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