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F1's Hamilton: 'Saved' by halo device in crash

MONZA, Italy -- Lewis Hamilton says the halo cockpit protection device on his Mercedes saved his life after the car of title rival Max Verstappen ended up on top of him at the Italian Grand Prix on Sunday. The two drivers collided while racing for position into Monza's tight first chicane, with Verstappen's car launching over the inside kerb and landing on top of Hamilton's. Editor's Picks Verstappen gets three-place grid penalty for Hamilton collision 4dN Verstappen's right rear tyre hit the top of Hamilton's helmet, but was deflected away by the halo -- a titanium hoop designed to protect the driver's head -- and on to the front of his car. Speaking to the media three hours after the...
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