In the Driver's Seat: 'Invisible' Hamilton, Mercedes have a mountain to climb

Lewis Hamilton drives during the Saudi Arabia Formula One Grand Prix, on March 27, 2022. PHOTO: AFP
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One hundred and 12 days earlier, when the first Saudi Arabian GP was run, it developed into a controversial crashfest in which Lewis Hamilton emerged victorious over Max Verstappen and set himself up for that even more controversial finale in Abu Dhabi.

But if a week is a long time in politics, then 16 of them is an age in the high-powered, fast-flowing world of Formula One, especially when the cards have been reshuffled in one of the greatest technical upheavals in history.

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