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Hamilton: [email protected] man why did you give up that space?

Unwritten racing rule: never give up track position no matter what but, during the Turkish Grand Prix, Mercedes did exactly that with Lewis Hamilton, pitting him from third for fresh Intermediates resulting in fifth place for the World Champion. In a race that demanded intermediates for the entire 58-laps, Hamilton had nursed his longer than all the frontrunners and looked keen to give a no-stopper a shot to hang on to third place, a long shot and gamble but one the Mercedes driver would have preferred to the decision the team ultimately took. No one knows if Hamilton would have held out for the ten extra laps on the ‘interslicks' that came off his car, but he did win the British...
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