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Hamilton wanted to attack Bottas, but: "The first safety car messed up my race"

Lewis Hamilton claims that the first Safety Car during the Austrian Grand Prix lost his chances of winning. He took a gamble with his strategy to overtake Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas. Strategy "The fact is here at this track you know that in order to have an opportunity to pass the car in front of you always want to try and go for the opposite strategy", Hamilton said to Motorsport.com. "Now when you're when you're in a team like ours, the first car always gets the priority in the stop." "And so if you both come out on the same tyres, you're pretty much stuffed at a track like this, particularly where it's very, very hard to overtake. It's something like...
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