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Hamilton beaches it as Mercedes woes continue

Problems for Mercedes continued early on Day 2 of Formula 1 testing in Bahrain when Lewis Hamilton spun his car, beached the new W12 and forced a red flag spell as the car was retrieved. It's been an unusual start to testing for the normally bullet-proof world champions who had to change the gearbox yesterday morning during Valtteri Bottas' stint in the car. The Finn did limited running before handing to his teammate who did reasonable mileage, but it was always a case of catch-up for the team on Friday. On Saturday morning with Hamilton on duty, the Champ never found a good rhythm before he spun in the tricky conditions that prevailed. The #44 car slid off backwards at Turn 13, the rear...
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