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Lewis Hamilton was missing ‘chunk’ of floor – Mercedes

Mercedes has revealed that Lewis Hamilton was missing a “chunk” of the floor of his W10 during Sunday’s season-opening Australian Grand Prix. Hamilton started from pole position but relinquished the lead at the start to Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas, who went on to dominate the 58-lap encounter. Hamilton was never in a position to threaten Bottas’ position and instead had to briefly contend with Max Verstappen, as the Red Bull driver closed in after the pit stop phase. The British driver went on to keep Verstappen behind to complete a 1-2 for Mercedes, with the team revealing post-race that his W10 had sustained damage. “We have discovered damage to...
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