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Wolff: Hamilton not to blame for hydraulic failure

Toto Wolff has exonerated Lewis Hamilton, insisting the Brit's hydraulic issue in qualifying was not caused by his driving. Putting in the laps in Q1 on Saturday, Hamilton mounted the Hockenheimring kerbs and temporarily became airborne before landing hard. Moments later his W09 suffered a hydraulic failure. Hamilton tried to limp back to the pits, even tried to push his own car back but eventually gave up. His qualifying was over with the Brit set to line up P14 on Sunday's grid. It was the second time this season that Mercedes suffered a hydraulic issue following on from Valtteri Bottas' problem in Austria. Wolff insists Hamilton's driving was not the cause. “It's always quite...
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