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Hamilton denies 'silly' Mercedes gamesmanship charge

Lewis Hamilton has strongly denied that he and Mercedes resorted to 'gamesmanship' to clinch pole position in today's qualifying session for the Hungarian Grand Prix in Budapest. With Hamilton already on provisional pole, he and team mate Valtteri Bottas appeared to hold up the Red Bull drivers heading into the final flying laps at the end of Q3. As a result, Max Verstappen wasn't quite able to find the improvement he needed to get onto the front row of the grid for Sunday's race, while Sergio Perez missed out on starting his push lap altogether. Talking to Sky Sports F1, Red Bull principal Christian Horner described the events as "a bit of gamesmanship" but admitted that...
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