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Why Hamilton didn’t break F1’s rules by reversing onto the track

A moment of quick-thinking from Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton was key to rescuing an unlikely P2 finish at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix following a rare error. Hamilton admitted that he was in “too much of a hurry” when he slid off the track at Tosa while trying to lap George Russell’s Williams during his pursuit of race-leader Max Verstappen on Lap 31. It looked as though the race was over for the seven-time world champion with his Mercedes propped up against the tyre barriers, but after a lengthy spell in the gravel trap, Hamilton was able to engage the reverse gear in his W12 and slowly navigate his way back onto the track. By this point, Hamilton found himself a lap...
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