Felipe Massa’s lawyers hope Lewis Hamilton will support bid to overturn 2008 F1 title | F1

The former Ferrari driver is taking legal action against F1 bosses and is seeking compensation resulting from the ‘Crashgate’ scandal that he and his lawyers claim cost him the 2008 world championship. Massa lost out on the 2008 title by a single point to McLaren’s Hamilton, with Renault’s fixing of that year’s Singapore Grand Prix costing him vital points. It marked the first of seven world championships that Hamilton has won throughout his career. The Brazilian’s legal representation hope that Hamilton will ultimately support his former title rival’s bid to overturn the outcome of that year’s world championship. "He is an important ambassador for…

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