Though the crowd booed Hamilton, it appeared a mechanical problem on Rosberg’s car was to blame for the crash
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Lewis Hamilton was booed on the podium after a last-lap collision with Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg handed the triple Formula One world champion a dramatic first Austrian Grand Prix victory Sunday.Championship leader Rosberg, who had been in front with Hamilton in his slipstream, nursed his damaged car over the line for fourth place with his advantage cut to 11 points after nine of 21 rounds.The team revealed Rosberg had suffered a problem with his brake-by-wire system that went into "passive mode" at the end of the penultimate lap as Hamilton closed in.Hamilton's victory was the 250th in Formula One by a British driver since the championship started in 1950 and the 46th of his career.
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