Was Hamilton fair to Rosberg?

Was Hamilton fair to Rosberg?

Nico Rosberg had the edge over Lewis Hamilton at Suzuka on Saturday but it took just two corners and one forceful move to turn that around on race day. BEN ANDERSON evaluates another blow struck by Hamilton in the Mercedes fight

Lewis Hamilton had Nico Rosberg on the ropes just seconds into the Japanese Grand Prix, and he knew it.

He'd negated his team-mate's pole position advantage in a matter of metres, and while Rosberg was trying to hang on around the outside of Suzuka's infamous first turn, he was trapped. Deep breaths in both cockpits. Who would yield?

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