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Alain Prost fascinated by Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg's rather Hamilton and Rosberg have a strained relationship Credit: Getty Images. Against the odds, Nico Rosberg finally overcame teammate Lewis Hamilton in British Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, left, and German Mercedes driver first title shootout in saw the relationship sour; it never recovered. . report: ' Those round him love him - and, thank God, keep the curious away'. NICO ROSBERG reckons negotiations between Lewis Hamilton and Toto Wolff this season must have been “tough” for the Brit.
After the race, Hamilton was investigated by the race stewards over his involvement in an incident behind the safety car, but was cleared ahead of the Chinese Grand Prix where Hamilton, starting from pole, retired after sliding into a gravel trap as he came into the pit lane.
On the first lap Hamilton was passed by several cars and dropped to eighth; eight laps later he could not select a gear and ending up coasting for 40 seconds.
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Ultimately neither team was penalized; McLaren appealed. He is flanked by teammate Fernando Alonso left and Felipe Massa right.
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Team tensions The first public indication that Hamilton was unhappy with the team appeared after he finished second at Monaco in They did nothing which could be described as interfering with the race result". Hamilton said he thought Alonso's penalty was "quite light if anything" and only regretted the loss of constructors' points.
Youngest-ever world champion A month after Alonso's departure, it was confirmed that Heikki Kovalainen would drive the second car for McLaren in alongside Hamilton,  who signed a new five-year multimillion-pound contract to stay with the team until Hamilton was given a position grid penalty for the next race, the French Grand Prix.
Despite an error in qualifying that saw him start fourth, Hamilton went on to win the British Grand Prix in difficult, wet conditions in a performance regarded as one of the best of his career. Before he could serve the penalty Hamilton attempted to pass Massa, who hit him after making a mistake.
Massa was later given a drive-through penalty for this move and Hamilton finished twelfth. In ChinaHamilton won the race to take a seven-point lead in the World Championship into the last race of the season. Speaking afterwards, Hamilton said "All weekend we have had God on our side as always, and the team did a phenomenal job in preparing the car, which has been a dream to drive.
Just before the race began a rain shower struck and Hamilton ran in fourth place before dropping down to sixth after pitting for dry tyres.
Intermittent rainfall meant all drivers stopped multiple times between wet and dry tyres and, with three laps remaining and Massa leading the race, Hamilton was running in fifth and needed only to maintain position to secure the title. On the penultimate lap, Toro Rosso's Sebastian Vettel passed Hamilton, meaning the British driver started the final lap in sixth position and looking unable to retake fifth place from the German.
However, on the final lap he and Vettel made up an second gap to overtake Timo Glockwho was struggling on dry tyres, on the last corner to re-take fifth place and deny race-winner Massa the title by one point.
The site contained an image of Interlagos that allowed users to leave nails and porcupines on the track for Hamilton's car to run over. Among thousands of comments left sincesome included racial insults. A frustrating year Hamilton driving for McLaren at the Malaysian Grand Prix Hamilton started the season opener in Australia from eighteenth on the grid after the McLaren team incurred a penalty for changing his gearbox during qualifying.
We have seen in the past people who were top drivers in average teams but they never got much better in a winning team.
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But he looks very mature, very strong already. He spoke to Ron Dennis, his old boss, on the phone before this weekend and hopes to meet him at the Circuit de Catalunya. I still think Ron is the right guy. They made a big step from last year but they need another one. I had a fantastic and an awfulonly because of the politics inside the team.
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You can see that today, with the rumours about what is happening. Prost enjoys pastures new in a series elsewhere and has seemed at times disenchanted with the sport which made his name. But what he sees is largely a problem of presentation.
As Prost puts it: Not as bad people think and say. But the perception we give to the public is not correct. Look at the last few weeks. All the talking has been about rules and money. You never talk very much about the sport and human things. Channel 4 is the new home of free-to-air F1 in the UK, with live coverage of 10 Grands Prix this season and highlights of every race weekend.
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