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Hamilton: We're just slow, we've gone backwards

It was a thoroughly downbeat Lewis Hamilton who faced the media after an inconceivable day of free practice for the 2021 Azerbaijan Grand Prix for Mercedes, neither he nor teammate Valtteri Bottas were in the top ten on what was one of their worst Friday's. The reigning Formula 1 World Champion was unsettled throughout the day, in both incident-packed and tricky sessions, sounding resigned over the radio as he searched for speed from the Mercedes W12 whose performance fell off the cliff today. Have they changed the Monaco software for Baku? Silly question but such was the gap that one imagines anything is possible; in  FP1, Hamilton was seventh and a massive 0.709s shy of Max Verstappen's...
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