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Hamilton says F1 podium robots are just plain 'weird'

Lewis Hamilton says that Formula 1's radio-controlled podium ceremony robots are really "weird" and "over the top". In a paddock governed by COVID-19 hygiene measures and social distancing, F1 dispensed in Austria last weekend with its usual VIP trophy-giving ritual on the podium and replaced it with remote controlled stands that carry the trophies to the top-three finishers. Hamilton said the gimmick just added to the lifeless atmosphere that dominates race weekends held behind closed gates. Hamilton celebrates podium first for Stephanie Travers "I thought it was weird," said last Sunday's Styrian Grand Prix winner. "It definitely seemed weird. "I'd...
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