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Sunday in Sochi Hamilton’s “strangest day”

Lewis Hamilton has spoken about his victory in the Russian Grand Prix that conspired because of a team order.



Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton (Image courtesy of Daimler AG).

Lewis Hamilton says winning Sunday’s Russian Grand Prix with a team order is his “strangest day” in Formula 1.

On lap 25, Mercedes asked Valtteri Bottas to let Hamilton through to ensure the team finished 1, 2. 

Hamilton described the win as “super uncomfortable” and said it was a victory “I am least proud of.”

Hamilton gained 7 extra points from the swap, giving him a 50 point championship lead over Sebastian Vettel.

Steven Walton is an 18-year-old Journalism Student at the Ara Institute of Canterbury. He previously attended St Andrew's College in Christchurch, where he excelled at History and Classical Studies. Steven is the Editor-in-Chief at Green Flag F1 and spends most of his days living, breathing, and immersing in the Formula 1 world.

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