How Bri­ton’s team told him about in­frac­tion

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Hamil­ton is in­formed he will have to take a penalty

Hamil­ton: “Was the light on when I came in?”

Mercedes pit wall: “I be­lieve there was a light on at Turn 11.”

Hamil­ton: “But was it on in the pit lane?”

Hamil­ton then hints he dis­agrees with his team on when to take the penalty af­ter the res­tart

Hamil­ton: “When am I tak­ing this penalty?”

Mercedes pit wall: “We’ll be tak­ing it straight away, within two laps.”

Hamil­ton: “Sure that’s the best? We might as well risk it?

Mercedes pit wall: “Yes, we think this is for the best.”

James Vowles, Mercedes Chief Strate­gist:

“Trust me on this one.”

Af­ter tak­ing his penalty Hamil­ton is still un­happy

Mercedes pit wall: “So Lewis, 23-sec­ond gap to the pack.”

Hamil­ton: “That’s ****** ”

A night­mare for the world cham­pion...

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