THE CONSPIRACY THEORISTS
Lewis Hamilton poured fuel on the fire when he complained that all the Mercedes engine problems seem to happen to him, the consequence of understandable frustration at losing what would likely have been victory. But those convinced he is being deliberately nobbled by the team need to have a serious think about quite why Mercedes might do that. As team chairman Niki Lauda put it “What do you guys think, suddenly we start to sabotage? Why? It’s ridiculous and stupid”.