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Hamilton blames Massa for deliberate incident - Lewis shares his concerns that Felipe knocked him out on purpose

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This is F1Minute for the 13th October.

Following the Japanese Grand Prix this weekend, Lewis Hamilton has said Massa’s actions may not have been an accident. Hamilton said: “I took the corner normally and Felipe came back very aggressively and hit me. I think that was pretty much as deliberate as can be."

Massa, meanwhile, has defended himself, saying it was a racing incident, he was only off track because Hamilton had forced him wide earlier, although he doesn’t want to criticise the other driver. “I have a good relationship with Lewis and I will not do anything to destroy it. Definitely not. I'm not the kind of guy who brings problems on the track to the outside, and I will not change my approach."

Meanwhile, Hamilton’s day gets worse, as race winner Fernando Alonso has apparently been quoted as saying if he can do anything to help Massa win the title, then he will do it. However, he’s not confident on who will clinch the title: “In this championship the drivers who are up there have scored few points. But in the end the one who makes the least errors will win. We'll see.”

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