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Mercedes doubted Lewis Hamilton would finish race after start drama

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says Lewis Hamilton’s car was 'in a million bits' pre-race, with the team initially doubting the car would reach the finish of the Canadian Grand Prix. Hamilton’s W10 developed a hydraulic leak after qualifying and the team was forced into repairs through Sunday morning at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve. Hamilton went on to win the race in the wake of a time penalty for long-time leader Sebastian Vettel, but Wolff described the victory as one of the toughest he could recall. 'What looks to be a victory was a very tough weekend for the team behind the scenes,' said Wolff. 'We had a car that was in a million bits in the morning, because of the...
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