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Mercedes had to swap ICE Hamilton: 'Retirement a killer for championship'

Lewis Hamilton will receive a ten-place grid penalty for the Turkish Grand Prix due to changing his internal combustion engine (ICE). The Briton will do his best to limit the damage during qualifying. Toto Wolff explains why Mercedes decided to make the change. "We had to do it. We saw some data on the ICE that didn't look promising and a retirement is a total killer for the championship", Wolff begins in an interview with Sky Sports. A DNF would be a big loss in the championship and give Max Verstappen a big lead. Read more Weather Update | Higher chance of rain in qualifying an advantage for Verstappen? "We understand much better now, it's something that can happen from...
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