Mercedes took gamble on Hamilton suspension in Mexico

The team would normally have brought straight him in for a new set of tyres, as happened with Nico Rosberg in Sochi two years ago after he locked up on the first lap. However, given the world championship situation it was decided to leave Hamilton out and monitor the vibration. The final call was taken by Paddy Lowe, who was at McLaren when Kimi Raikkonen suffered a dramatic failure on ... Keep reading