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Mercedes overruled Hamilton as tyre ‘at limit'

Mercedes have explained why they chose to bring Lewis Hamilton in for his Russian Grand Prix pit-stop earlier than he wanted. The six-time World Champion was enjoying the soft tyres on which he started the race and said on the team radio he was happy to stay out in the lead, to try and build up a bigger gap over his team-mate Valtteri Bottas. Ultimately, it was academic because a 10-second penalty for conducting two practice starts in the wrong place cost Hamilton any chance of finishing higher than his eventual P3 behind winner Bottas having dropped down to P11 when he stopped on lap 16. Andrew Shovlin, Mercedes F1’s trackside engineering director, revealed the team had been concerned...
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