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Hamilton Out of German GP Qualifying

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Championship contender Lewis Hamilton disappointed again with another dark shadows roll over his championship hopes at the German GP after being forced out of qualifying with a gearbox failure and then hydraulic fault.

The immediate suggestion from Sky F1 pundits – that Hamilton broken his gearbox when he ran wide and seemed at one stage to have hit the kerbs so hard that he even went airborne.

“Gears won’t change,” says the Mercedes driver as he runs wide! Can he get his car back to the pits?

A brief statement from Mercedes on Hamilton’s exit

“Stopping the car was needed in order to prevent heat soak damage to the power unit as Valtteri suffered in Austria.”… more to follow

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