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Hamilton gets two race exemption from jewellery rule

Seven-times world champion Lewis Hamilton will race in Sunday's inaugural Miami Grand Prix after Formula One swerved a showdown with the Mercedes driver over their ban on piercings and jewellery. Race director Niels Wittich had issued a reminder to all teams and officials that wearing body piercings and metal neck chains was prohibited during competition for safety reasons and could be checked. Hamilton, the sport's most successful driver and biggest name in America, has said he cannot remove some of his piercings and had suggested on Friday that he could face a ban from racing. "If they stop me (racing) then so be it. We've got a spare driver," he said. "There's lots to do...
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