Lewis Hamilton believes his chances of winning a race this season have gone

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  • Seven-time Formula One champion was second in US GP
  • ‘It’s highly unlikely we will have the pace to compete’

Lewis Hamilton has conceded his chances of winning a race this season have gone. The seven-times champion’s unique Formula One record of taking at least one victory every season since he made his debut in 2007 is likely to come to an end this year with only three races remaining and Hamilton admitting his Mercedes team cannot match the frontrunners Red Bull.

At the US Grand Prix on Sunday Hamilton led the race in the final third in what was his best shot at a win this season. Having started from third on the grid, he took the lead after Red Bull’s Max Verstappen suffered a disastrous pit stop with a wheel gun problem that left him stationary for 11 seconds. Verstappen then had to pass the Ferrari of Charles Leclerc to chase down the British driver, who was six seconds in front.

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Written by Giles Richards
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