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Heading into this weekend’s 50th British Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton was facing what a seminal race for the 2008 world champion. Lodged 29 points behind his teammate, Nico Rosberg, and slowly drifting backwards in a year which could easily be another championships given the clear domination of the Mercedes AMG Petronas car. On Saturday the British weather wreaked havoc on qualifying and Lewis made a grave mistake by aborting his final lap in Q3 while five other drivers, including his teammate, chose to go for it. This gritty determination paid dividends with Nico Rosberg securing pole position leaving Hamilton to start from 6th on the grid. It was a decision that left Hamilton visibly stunned. On Sunday, fortunes reversed as Hamilton and his side of the garage had chosen to use a strategy that ran longer than Rosberg but in the end, it was simply sheer pace that kept Lewis in tow and headed to victory as Rosberg experienced a DNF with a gearbox failure. Regardless, just as qualifying...
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