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Hamilton explains Vettel helmet swap

Lewis Hamilton says his post-season helmet swap with Sebastian Vettel is the "ultimate" sign of the respect held between the rivals. The pair once again went toe-to-toe for title honours in 2018, with Hamilton and Mercedes coming out on top over Vettel and Ferrari. A trademark mid-season surge in form helped Hamilton seal a fifth world title ahead of Vettel, who was also out to add a fifth crown to his collection. The pair traded respectful words throughout the campaign, a slight contrast to the previous year when Vettel barging into Hamilton behind the safety car in Baku had strained tensions. Hamilton said a rare text from Vettel put the plan into place as the rivals displayed...
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