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Statistics | Can Hamilton salvage a race win from the midfield in Brazil?

Mercedes have opted to install a fifth internal combustion engine [ICE] to Lewis Hamilton’s car ahead of the 2021 Sao Paulo Grand Prix. The fifth engine is outside of Hamilton’s allocated pool of three ICE for the season, and the British driver will therefore take a penalty. Though Hamilton's grid place is still worse than Mercedes expected when they opted to take the penalty on Thursday.  Difficult weekend for Mercedes When Hamilton took the penalty, he would've expected to start from sixth or seventh place. But Hamilton was disqualified from Friday's qualifying session and therefore had to start the sprint race from the back of the field. He impressively worked his way through the...
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