Hamilton furious over pit stop as Verstappen takes F1 championship lead


  • Bottas wins from pole as Hamilton struggles to fifth
  • Verstappen takes six-point lead in title standings

The pressure-cooker intensity of the tightest Formula One world championship in recent years is surely now beginning to tell. Under dense, grey, lowering skies at the Turkish Grand Prix, the weight of expectation lay heavy on Lewis Hamilton.

In a race that could not have been a more straightforward pole-to-flag win for his teammate Valtteri Bottas, Hamilton was left angry and frustrated with his Mercedes team as vital world championship points slipped from his grasp.

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Written by Giles Richards at Istanbul Park
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