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Australian police charge McLaren driver for hooning
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24 May 2010

Lewis Hamilton has been charged for a driving offence on a public road in Melbourne during this year's Australian Grand Prix weekend.

The McLaren driver was stopped by police after he did a burnout and a fishtail in a Mercedes on Lakeside Drive in Melbourne. He has now been charged with intentionally losing control of a vehicle.

A court hearing has been set for August 24 at Melbourne Magistrates' Court - just three days before first practice for the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa.

It is not yet clear whether Hamilton will have to be present at the hearing.

Hamilton has expressed regret for the incident.

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Henry Bentley 25 May 2010

Re: Police charge Lewis Hamilton

289 wrote:

Lesia44 wrote:
I think that's already been covered quite well.

Quite. Thank you Lesia.

Well, clearly we haven't if I can be harangued for my opinion in this way. Look, he broke the law. He faces the consequences. That's it, isn't it?
289 wrote:
Me thinks an old thorn in the side has re-invented his nom de plume!
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289 25 May 2010

Re: Police charge Lewis Hamilton

Lesia44 wrote:
I think that's already been covered quite well.

Quite. Thank you Lesia.

Me thinks an old thorn in the side has re-invented his nom de plume!

Lesia44 25 May 2010

Re: Police charge Lewis Hamilton

Henry Bentley wrote:
Is it just OK, in your opinion, for Lewis Hamilton, or is it OK for all 24 year olds to do this?
I think that's already been covered quite well.

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