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Hamilton accidentally ‘switched off brakes’ on restart

Azerbaijan Grand Prix – Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton has explained that he accidentally clicked a button that “switches the brakes off” which caused him to lock up into Turn 1 at the restart. The Azerbaijan GP was red flagged with just a handful of laps left due to Max Verstappen suffering a huge tyre blowout on the pit straight and crashing into the wall. This was eventually converted into a red flag and the cars lined back up on the grid to complete the remaining laps in a dramatic sprint to the finish. With Verstappen out, Hamilton only had Red Bull’s Sergio Perez between him and victory. When the cars got going again, Hamilton initially made a good start and was wheel-to-wheel...
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