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Hamilton: Controversial team sponsorship was ‘news to me'

Lewis Hamilton has said he was unaware of the controversial sponsorship deal between his Mercedes team and Kingspan. The deal sparked outrage from Grenfell United, who represent the survivors and bereaved families from the tragedy that claimed 72 lives when a high-rise building in London rapidly set ablaze. Kingspan were accused of playing a 'central role' in the disaster by supplying the insulation that caused the rapid spread of the fire – an accusation the company fully denies. Mercedes boss Toto Wolff wrote a letter to the group of survivors to apologise for the offence caused, although no move has yet been made to terminate the deal despite British government minister Michael...
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