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Hamilton mistake hands Bottas Russian FP2 honours

Lewis Hamilton endured a mistake-strewn Friday as Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas finished quickest in both practice sessions ahead of the Russian Grand Prix. The six-time F1 champion can equal Michael Schumacher's record of 91 wins by taking the chequered flag at the Sochi Autodrom on Sunday, a circuit where the Briton has won four times on F1's six visits. Article continues under video But after a lock-up in FP1 on the hard tyres, Hamilton followed suit in FP2 on both the soft and medium Pirelli compounds. The main error unfolded on his second flying lap on the softs, and at a time when he was already top of the timesheet by a fraction of a second over Bottas. But after purpling the...
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