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Hamilton rear wing passed Mercedes' tests with triple FIA force

Mercedes say they had previously carried out the same tests on their rear wing that the FIA did in Brazil but with triple the force – and it passed. Lewis Hamilton looked to have given himself the perfect start to his race weekend by dominating qualifying on Friday at Interlagos, but from there the drama truly began. After Q3 had finished, the FIA declared themselves dissatisfied with Hamilton's rear wing, determining the DRS flap had exceeded the maximum permitted gap when open. The following day, Hamilton was excluded from the qualifying standings, although the stewards did rule that the issue had been the result of something going wrong rather than an act of malpractice from the...
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