Mercedes says Lewis Hamilton had wishbone failure

Lewis Hamilton’s spin on his final run in qualifying for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was caused by a lower right-rear wishbone failure.

Hamilton, who qualified fourth but potentially had the pace to be on the front row, reported something had broken after he spun at the exit of Turn 13.

Mercedes team principal Ross Brawn revealed the suspension problem had been found, although the team has yet to isolate the cause.

“It was a little bit of an unusual event because click here for more