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Hamilton on ignoring Mercedes orders: ‘an extra point was available’

Lewis Hamilton made a last-ditch attempt to try to get a point for fastest lap of the race, which Sebastian Vettel secured, after ignoring Mercedes instructions to not go for it. Hamilton just missed out by two hundredths of a second to Vettel after his team has said that they ‘won’t bother going’ for the bonus point to not risk losing the lead of the race or the car. But the Brit ignored and kept pushing after Vettel had pitted for a fresh set of soft tyres. “Of course I kept going,” Hamilton said (quoted by RaceFans). “I just think you should never give up, you should never be complacent and think ‘it’s not possible’....
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