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Hamilton escapes grid penalty for gearbox change

Following Lewis Hamilton’s crash during the second free practice session for the Canadian Grand Prix, Mercedes had to write his gearbox off. However, the change to a fresh unit won’t trigger a grid penalty. The Briton was on his eighth lap on the 4.361-km-long Montreal track as he attacked Turn 8 very aggressively, drifiting a bit too much in the middle of the chicane. In the end, the five-time world champion could not calm the back end of his Mercedes down and kissed the concrete wall at the exit. As a consequence of the crash, the rear end of the W10 suffered serious damage, including the floor and the suspension. His gearbox also got such a big hit that it can’t be used any more....
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