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Hamilton says he needs to ‘get to know' W10 after first day of testing

Reigning World Champion Lewis Hamilton says the handling of the W10 feels ‘quite a bit' different to the 2018 car and that he and the team will take some time to learn how to utilise its pace best. Hamilton was at the wheel of the W10 on Monday afternoon, taking over from Valtteri Bottas who drove for the morning session. Clocking up 81 laps compared to the Finn's 69, Mercedes' grand total of 150 laps for the day was just 19 shy of Ferrari's benchmark 169; all of which were driven by Sebastian Vettel. While neither Merc finished particularly high on the timescreens, the two drivers ran different programs. Bottas concentrated on tyre and aero data, while Lewis' focus was on testing...
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