Mercedes technical director slams suggestion of Lewis Hamilton sabotage
Hamilton was cruising to victory in last Sunday’s Malaysian Grand Prix when his engine blew up with 15 laps to go.
The costly retirement saw Hamilton slip to 23 points behind Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in the title race with just five races to go.
A furious Hamilton then sent the conspiracy theorists into overdrive by claiming of his latest engine failure: “Something doesn’t feel right. Somebody, or someone, doesn’t want me to win this year.”
The three-time world champion later claimed he was referring to a “higher power” and Mercedes technical director Paddy Lowe refused to accept... read more
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