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F1 champion Lewis Hamilton calls for change after 'boring' Brazil race

By Staff Reporter

Lewis Hamilton has called for changes to be made to Formula One's technical rules in a bid to spice up the show.

Hamilton, the newly-crowned triple world champion, rued a "boring" Brazilian Grand Prix after he followed Nico Rosberg home for the second time in as many races.

The 30-year-old Briton knew his best chance of beating pole-sitter Rosberg would be on the short run down to Turn One.

And while the pair came narrowly close to touching wheels, Rosberg retained the inside line before controlling the race and sauntering to victory.

Hamilton's subsequent plea to his team for a different strategy to that of Rosberg was denied and, as such, a rather processional race ensued.

Hamilton insisted he had the outright pace to win in Brazil, but claimed the mechanical make-up of a modern grand prix car makes overtaking impossible.

"At the end of the day it doesn't really matter what we say because it can't happen," said Hamilton when asked if it was time for a change to the rules.

"The big bosses make the decisions and whether or not they make the right ones for many years, who knows?

"Something has got to change. Some races you can follow which enables you to have good racing, but otherwise there are some places where you can't."

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