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‘McLaren would tell the drivers what to say'

Taking the 2008 Hungarian GP win in part due to Felipe Massa's misfortune, McLaren told Heikki Kovalainen what to say on the podium. Qualifying third on the grid at the Hungaroring, Kovalainen spent much of his Sunday afternoon lapping in third place as Massa and Lewis Hamilton battled for the victory. Hamilton was out of the running just past the halfway point when his McLaren suffered a puncture, handing Massa a comfortable lead and putting the second McLaren, driving by Kovalainen, up into second place. Second became first when, three laps from the end, Massa's Ferrari engine let him down. It was Kovalainen's first, and only, Formula 1 grand prix victory. But rather than celebrate the...
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