‘That’s his decision’ – Lewis Hamilton refuses to get involved in Felipe Massa’s F1 2008 title lawsuit | F1

Former Ferrari driver Massa lost out on the 2008 world title to McLaren’s Hamilton by a single point and is taking legal action following a revelation by former F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone in an interview earlier this year. Ecclestone suggested that he and then FIA president Max Mosley had knowledge of the controversial ‘Crashgate’ incident that saw Renault fix that year’s Singapore Grand Prix - a race which had dramatic consequences for Massa’s title hopes. The 92-year-old has since insisted that he cannot remember ever giving the interview to F1-Insider, in which quotes attributed to him claimed Massa was ‘cheated’ out of winning…

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