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Hamilton: It's going to be a last corner qualifying nightmare

Formula 1 world championship leader Lewis Hamilton lapped fastest in Italian Grand Prix practice on Friday but predicted 'a nightmare' in qualifying, with drivers likely to be jostling for a slipstream advantage. Last year's qualifying shootout at Monza turned into a farce with the top 10 apparently doing all they could to avoid taking the lead at the fastest track on the calendar. All were so determined to secure an aerodynamic tow from the car in front, and give nothing away, that nine drivers ran out of time to put in a second flying lap and Ferrari's Charles Leclerc took pole. Hamilton, who has won five of the seven races so far with Mercedes starting all on pole, told reporters he...
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