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Mercedes believe Lewis Hamilton's floor damage caused by kerbs

Mercedes believe the damage caused to the floor of Lewis Hamilton's car came from the kerbs around Melbourne's Albert Park circuit, rather than debris. Hamilton struggled to match the pace of team-mate Valtteri Bottas during last weekend's season-opener. After the race Mercedes discovered a large part of Hamilton's floor was missing and attributed much of his performance problems to that. However the Briton wasn't involved in any incidents and it's not believed that he struck any debris, leading the team to blame the kerbs for dislodging the piece. 'On inspection of Lewis’ car after the race, we noticed some damage over what we call the tyre seal...
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