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Hamilton gets two-race jewellery exemption

Seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton will race Sunday in the 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 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 in...
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