Hamilton’s engine burst into flames at the start of lap 41 at the Malaysian Grand Prix as he was coasting towards the victory that would have enabled him to regain the championship lead from Nico Rosberg, his fellow Mercedes teammate and main rival for the Formula one title.
This is the fourth time this season that Hamilton's car has developed issues and he suggested a conspiracy after the race. Speaking to TV cameras.
“Someone doesn’t want me to win this year,” he said.On Sunday he then posted a Facebook Message. read below...
''We have so many engines made for drivers but mine are the only ones failing this year. Someone needs to give me some answers because this is not acceptable. I just can’t believe that there’s eight Mercedes cars and only my engines are the ones that have gone this way. Something just doesn’t feel right. It was a brand-new engine. It’s just odd. Only mine have gone.”