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Hamilton admit he was astonished when read Lauda's comments

Hamilton admit he was astonished when read Lauda’s comments

World champion Lewis Hamilton has admitted he prompted Niki Lauda’s bizarre comments U-turn.

Last week, F1 legend and Mercedes team chairman Lauda told Austrian Servus TV that Hamilton trashed a hospitality room after crashing in Baku.

Not only that, Lauda claimed Hamilton “lied” about his supposedly good relationship with teammate Nico Rosberg.

But no sooner had the comments swept the international headlines that Mercedes issued a media statement on Lauda’s behalf which totally denied the claims.

Hamilton has now admitted that he was astonished when he read Lauda’s comments.

“I was sitting on the beach and was soaking up the sun enjoying my day, thinking ‘I’ve just won a Grand Prix’ and felt amazing,” he said at Silverstone.

“Then I saw that had come out. I was like what the f—?” Hamilton revealed.

“I sent it to Niki and said ‘What’s this?’ He and the team did a great job to address it but unfortunately the damage was already done,” the Briton added.

“People see that and they think it’s true — that I have lost my s—. Having come off the win it turns a whole positive into a negative,” Hamilton said.

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