Hamilton pleads with fans to “respect” his Mercedes team

Back-to-back engine ancillary failures in qualifying at the Chinese and Russian Grands Prix left Mercedes accused on social media of favouring Hamilton’s team-mate Nico Rosberg. The claims were rubbished by the team – as team principal Toto Wolff accused those talking about conspiracy as being “lunatics”. Now Hamilton has issued a statement to make clear that he has no doubts his team ... Keep reading