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Verstappen ally Tsunoda put in extra effort to delay Hamilton

AlphaTauri's Yuki Tsunoda says he did everything to hold up Lewis Hamilton in the opening stages of the Turkish Grand Prix in a bid to help Red Bull's Max Verstappen own charge in the race. The Japanese driver lined up on last Sunday's grid P9, or two spots ahead of Hamilton, but the pair were locked in battle at the outset. Despite Tsunoda's strong defence, the Mercedes driver eventually passed the young charger on lap eight with a bold maneuver on the outside of Istanbul Park's Turn 8. The AlphaTauri driver later admitted that he had put in an extra effort to try and delay Hamilton's progress while Verstappen pressed on up ahead. But Tsunoda's strong laps came to the detriment of his...
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