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Hamilton: Pitlane blunder not the result of 'pressure'

Lewis Hamilton says his clumsy contact with the pitlane wall in qualifying in Sochi was a simple mistake that had "nothing to do with pressure" from his title fight with Max Verstappen. Hamilton brushed the wall upon his entry into the pitlane in Q3 ahead of a switch from the intermediate to the dry tyre, a mishap that damaged the Mercedes driver's front wing. Several minutes later, as he attempted to seize pole, the Briton spun again, caught out by his cold tyres. A day after urging his team to capitalize on the back row start in the Russian Grand Prix of his title rival Max Verstappen, Hamilton squandered a chance to kick off his race on Sunday from the front row. But the...
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