Hamilton's act of self-harm will delight Ferrari

Hamilton's act of self-harm will delight Ferrari

Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes' handling of the Hungarian Grand Prix was honourable, but could come back to bite them in a year when Ferrari has made its contrasting team orders approach very clear

If Lewis Hamilton had any lingering doubts over Ferrari's approach to the fight for the 2017 Formula 1 world championship, the events of the Hungarian Grand Prix will surely utterly dispel them.

They will also create fresh uncertainty in his mind about whether his decision to hand three extra points to chief title rival Sebastian Vettel in the name of good sportsmanship might ultimately come back to haunt him.

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