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Software gremlin robs Formula 1 world champ of season's first win

fwadman

So many mistakes in the article

1) Vettel was leading the race when he came into the pits .. not in second place

2) Hamilton had already pitted (when he was leading) and it the VSC had not been activated would have taken the lead when Vettel pitted

3) The sector time when under a VSC is fixed so it's not like Hamilton could have done anything about this once the VSC came out

4) The teams would have been running calculations telling Hamilton how close he needed to be to Vettel to ensure he came out ahead when Vettel made a pit stop

5) This calculations had wrong inputs for the time of a pitstop under a VSC

6) If they had the correct inputs Hamilton could have been told to push harder to close up the gap in the laps before the VSC came out

7) Even with this Hamilton might not have been able to do this

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