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Hamilton did not get past Bottas easily: 'In my mind we were racing'

When Lewis Hamilton made his second pit stop in the Spanish GP and then opened the chase for Max Verstappen, he had to get past Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas. Briefly, it looked like the Finn was holding Hamilton back for a moment, but according to the reigning world champion, everything went fairly. Board radio came unexpectedly Bottas soon got a message over the on-board radio that his faster teammate was coming up right behind him. Yet Bottas seemed to hold Hamilton up for half a lap. Hamilton saw no problem with it: "honestly I didn’t know that he had a message so in my mind I was like ‘we’re racing’ and that’s totally fine for me, particularly early on in this part...
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