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Formula One: Hamilton fears he cannot trust teammate Rosberg

Published on Aug 25, 2014 10:54 PM

SPA, Belgium (AFP) - Lewis Hamilton revealed on Monday that he may not be able to trust his Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in their future on-track duels for the drivers' world title.

The 29-year-old Briton, who was forced to retire from Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix after suffering a puncture when Rosberg drove into him on the second lap, said he was uncertain how to approach the next race, the Italian Grand Prix at Monza on Sept 7.

He had claimed that Rosberg admitted he had deliberately hit him "to make a point" in their collision, but the German, who now leads the title race by 29 points, said it was only a racing incident.

"Well, when you're out there you have to trust the people to think with their heads and don't do things deliberately," said Hamilton.

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