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‘Not clear' if Hamilton needs new engine – Honda

Sep.28 It's 'not exactly clear' if Lewis Hamilton will need a new Mercedes engine before the end of the season. That is the view of Honda's technical boss Toyoharu Tanabe, after Red Bull's Max Verstappen had to scythe through the field at Sochi after taking engine penalties. As far as team official Dr Helmut Marko is concerned, Hamilton will not be able to avoid the same sort of fate. 'I hope our information is correct,' he told Sky Deutschland. 'Lewis will have to change again. 'Going from last on the grid to the podium is not that easy,' he added. Mercedes chief Toto Wolff, however, is not ready to announce that Hamilton will definitely need a new engine. That is despite the fact that...
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