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Hamilton laments lack of pace in Shanghai

Lewis Hamilton had a disastrous weekend at the recent Chinese Grand Prix, finishing in fourth place and the world champion now has the tough task of working out what went wrong.

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The winner takes it all

Daniel Ricciardo from Max Verstappen’s Red Bull was crowned the overall winner and it has not been a good start for the 33 year old Briton, as he was out-qualified for two races in a row by his Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas and only lined up fourth. Dropped to fifth after a lacklustre start, Hamilton admits he has had no pace.

Frustration and disappointment

He also expressed frustration with his team’s slow reaction when a safety car was brought in mid race. This, according to Hamilton, was further complicated when his rivals Verstappen and Ricciardo had new tyres and the decision made that Hamilton, wouldn’t.

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