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Lewis Hamilton fires back at FIA after warning he could quit F1 over jewellery ban

Sir Lewis Hamilton is not sure why it has taken 17 years for the FIA to start clamping down on the wearing of jewellery in the car amid the continued debate in Formula 1. The regulation was introduced in 2005 when Red Bull drivers Christian Klien and Vitantonio Liuzzi both wore ear piercings and, while the Austrian did not mind taking his off during sessions, Liuzzi affirmed that they would have to “cut my ear off” to make him adhere to the ruling. The rule is in place to prevent the spreading of a fire in the event of a crash, as well as easy removal of the helmet and balaclava should marshals and medics need to do so. READ: ‘Next time I’ll wear four watches’: Lewis Hamilton’s...
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