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Mercedes should have stopped Hamilton two laps later

Mercedes technical director Mike Elliott believes that the team made a mistake by pitting Lewis Hamilton on Lap 47 in Hungary. Hamilton dropped from first to last after the race restarted following an earlier red flag, with Mercedes making the call to pit him a lap later than the rest of the pack, creating the strange scene of Hamilton launching off the grid solo. Already the team have admitted that this was the wrong choice, but it was not the only pit stop of the afternoon that Mercedes were left regretting. Hamilton was brought in for a second stop on Lap 47, and from there he went on a charge back up through the order, that was until he came across a motivated Fernando Alonso who was...
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