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Mercedes: Hamilton's tyres would have got to the end of the race

Article To news overview © Mercedes Mercedes' Chief Technical Officer, James Allison, has confirmed that Lewis Hamilton could have made it to the end of the Turkish Grand Prix on his original set of Intermediate tyres. Hamilton and Mercedes debated whether to make a pit-stop during the latter stages of the race, with the seven-time World Champion keen to stay out. With eight laps to go, Hamilton pitted from a podium position and rejoined behind Sergio Perez and Charles Leclerc on his way to fifth place in Istanbul. "Yes, in all likelihood, we would have got to the end of the race on one set of tyres, able to circulate without difficulty," said Allison on Mercedes' debrief video....
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