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Poor Starts, Not Engine Problems, Will Cost Lewis Hamilton the F1 Championship

Lewis Hamilton's poor start—yes, another one—at Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix may end up being one too many for the defending champion to handle. As the red lights blinked out, Hamilton, starting second, barely moved off the line and was immediately swarmed by the cars behind him. By the exit of Turn 1, he had fallen to eighth place, his championship hopes slipping away as his team-mate and rival, Nico Rosberg, disappeared down the road. Shortly afterward, the television broadcast picked up his team radio. "Sorry, guys," Hamilton said, the disappointment evident in his voice. For all the fuss made after the Malaysian Grand Prix about Hamilton's engine problems and the squawking from conspiracy theorists who believe Mercedes ...

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