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Thank God they ignored me, says Hamilton

Having finished the Spanish Grand Prix in fifth, Lewis Hamilton admits his team was right to ignore his suggestion that he retire his car following Magnussen clash. Having touched in Turn 4, Hamilton and Magnussen were both forced to pit. Rejoining the race at the back of the field the Briton subsequently suggested to his team that they 'save the engine' by allowing him to retire. However, his call was ignored, his team telling him that a possible eighth-place finish was possible. As it turned out, the seven-time world champion worked his way up to fourth, only to be told in the final laps that a 'critical' cooling issue meant he had to slow even if it meant losing track position. Passed...
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