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Hard tyres not an option for Hamilton at Monza

Mercedes' motorsport strategy director James Vowles says that putting Lewis Hamilton on the hard tyres at Monza would have been 'devastating'. Hamilton made his only stop of the race a lap before Ferrari's Charles Leclerc to fit the medium tyres and attempt the undercut. However, Leclerc was given the hard compound, something which raised a few eyebrows considering how little they had been used throughout the weekend, but it paid off as Leclerc held off both Silver Arrows to record Ferrari's first win on home soil since 2010. Despite coming up short though Vowles believes that putting Hamilton on the hard tyres as well would have been 'devastating' for his race. 'Free practice on Friday in...
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