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Hamilton: Boring races are the fault of those who write the rules

Hamilton: Boring races are the fault of those who write the rules

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Lewis Hamilton said the boring races are the fault of those who write the rules and not the racers. The current world champion, who secured the eighth victory for Mercedes in just as many races this year in France, said that Bernie Ecclestone, or his decision-making structure, is to blame for everything. The five-time world champion led to the finish line with an 18-second lead and said he understood why spectators thought the races were boring. But it's not the racers' fault: "We're not the ones writing the rules. We don't influence the flow of money between teams. You have to put pressure on the people at the helm of the sport who should be doing the job. They're trying, but year after year they make bad decisions. " The Briton said he would not try to spice up the races by putting rivals in front of him
Mercedes surprised by its dominant form

Mercedes surprised by its dominant form

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Lewis Hamilton said he was surprised at how much faster the two Mercedes cars in Melbourne were than everyone else after winning the sixth best starting position in a row in qualifying for the Australian Grand Prix. The Briton was 0.112 seconds faster than his teammate Valtteri Bottas, and third-placed Sebastian Vettel was seven tenths of a second behind him. Mercedes put itself in a subordinate role before the start of the season, as they claimed that Ferrari's cars were at least half a second faster per lap, which is why their dominant form is all the more surprising for them. “It was a real shock,” Hamilton said after finishing the qualifiers. "We couldn't have started the season better. Valtteri drove some amazing laps and I had to make a special effort to