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Hamilton admits lying amid jewellery saga

Aug.9 Lewis Hamilton admits he lied about his piercings as Formula 1's clampdown on the wearing of jewellery by drivers came into force this year. The seven time world champion admits he rebelled against the FIA over the issue, even though new president Mohammed Ben Sulayem said he was only acting in the interests of safety. 'People love to have power,' Hamilton told Vanity Fair. AAnd to enforce power. 'Since I was a kid … rules,' the Mercedes driver added. 'I've never loved being told what to do.' Hamilton, 37, even suspects that the FIA president's campaign against jewellery being worn in the cockpits was directed specifically at him. 'I mean, yeah,' he said. 'Because I'm the only...
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