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Hamilton would have had ‘no chance’ on hard tyres at restart

Mercedes say Lewis Hamilton would have effectively been a sitting duck to the chasing pack at the Safety Car restart at Silverstone, had he not switched onto soft tyres at that point. Hamilton had enough of a buffer in third to pit and still come out in front of Sergio Perez, who was among the drivers who also pitted for soft rubber to create what turned into a stunning climax to the British Grand Prix. Esteban Ocon's retirement prompted Hamilton and others to prepare for a 10-lap sprint to the finish and the seven-time World Champion was able to keep his place on the podium, passing a disgruntled Charles Leclerc on older hard tyres in a scintillating battle, having been overtaken himself...
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