Mercedes find cause of Lewis Hamilton's engine failure at Malaysian Grand Prix
Mercedes have discovered the cause of the engine failure which has left Lewis Hamilton facing a race against time to win his fourth championship.
Hamilton, who now trails team-mate Nico Rosberg by 23 points in the title race, was leading the Malaysian Grand Prix when his engine blew up with just 15 laps remaining on Sunday.
The engine was sent back to Mercedes' headquarters in Brixworth for analysis, and, ahead of this weekend's race in Japan, the team have revealed that the Briton's power unit unexpectedly suffered a big-end bearing failure.
As such, Mercedes also revealed that they will... read more
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