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Lewis Hamilton empathises with backmarkers, lays blame at current F1 car design

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton has defended Formula 1's slower teams, after claims that he got frustrated with getting caught in slower traffic during the United States Grand Prix. The lead trio of Kimi Raikkonen, Max Verstappen and Hamilton had the challenge of overhauling lapped traffic through the closing stages of a pulsating race at Austin. Raikkonen expressed displeasure with one of the Williams drivers while Hamilton sternly called for blue flags while getting caught up in the traffic. When asked if lapped cars should face further action if they don't promptly move out of the way for the leaders, Hamilton said: 'I don't think it's entirely the backmarkers’ fault,...
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