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Horner predicts how much time Hamilton has gained with new engine

Article To news overview © Mercedes Christian Horner has said that Lewis Hamilton's big pace advantage on Friday in Brazil is evidence of why Mercedes chose to fit him with a fresh engine for the weekend. With Hamilton taking a five-place grid penalty due to the 'degradation' of his previous unit, Mercedes elected to introduce a fresh engine into his pool to get him through the remainder of the season. Fitted with that fresh unit, Hamilton finished first practice as quickest man, before going comfortably fastest in qualifying. He finished four-tenths clear of Red Bull's Max Verstappen and will start the Sprint Qualifying race from the very front as a result. Speaking after the session,...
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