Motor racing-Tyre failure wrecks Hamilton's home hopes

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By Alan Baldwin SILVERSTONE, England, June 30 (Reuters) - Sudden tyre failure wrecked Lewis Hamilton's hopes of a home British Grand Prix victory on Sunday after the Mercedes driver had led from pole position. Formula One's 2008 world champion led from the start but suffered a dramatic failure on lap eight when his left rear tyre suddenly deflated on the Wellington Straight at Silverstone. The Briton struggled back to the pits on three wheels and ...

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