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Lewis Hamilton feels "disrespected" by Mercedes

  • Published on 18 Dec 2016 13:53
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  • By: Fergal Walsh

Lewis Hamilton has said that he feels 'disrespected' after the radio messages at Abu Dhabi.

Towards the end of the Grand Prix, Hamilton intentionally backed Rosberg into Sebastian Vettel and Max Vertsappen to try and get the Ferrari driver and the Red Bull driver to overtake him.

Personnel from the Mercedes team then came on the radio to tell Hamilton to pick up his pace as they felt the race win was under threat.

Speaking to Channel 4, Hamilton said: “That was one of many uncomfortable moments of the year. Ultimately seeing what had been said afterwards, I felt quite disrespected by the individuals who had spoken.

“You don’t expect that from those who are in charge of so many people.”

When asked if the situation had been resolved, Hamilton added: “No, it hasn’t.”

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  • nakos

    Posts: 7

    Is thats why Paddy Lowe have to quit Merc?

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    • Dec 18 2016 - 17:37
  • Butthurtboy needs to pack-up and leave already, all that salt because he was beaten fair and square. No more Mclaren sugar daddys like Ron Dennis to come to his rescue this time.

    Feel disrespected? You don't command it, you should earn turdboy.

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    • Dec 19 2016 - 08:28
  • Wolfgang

    Posts: 313

    he felt disrespected by what?
    this is ridiculous, AS ALWAYS. He takes every opportunity to badmouth in public against anyone against his rivals against his teammates and against his Team.
    he´s such a whiner..

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    • Dec 19 2016 - 12:02
  • Barron

    Posts: 625

    How very 'Gangsta' of him...

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    • Dec 19 2016 - 13:28

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