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'Party mode' ban "obviously to slow us down" - Hamilton

Reigning Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton is convinced the ban on engine 'qualifying modes' is a deliberate move to slow Mercedes down. Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas have shared the five pole positions of 2020 between themselves so far, with Hamilton leading his team-mate three-two on Saturday performance. Article continues under video Across the five Q3 sessions, Mercedes have topped the order by an average of 0.927 seconds from the first non-Mercedes driver. On Thursday, it was revealed the Formula 1 will be banning qualifying engine modes, although it is unclear whether this will take effect from the Belgium Grand Prix or the start of 2021. When asked about any concerns of this...
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