In the round-up: Lewis Hamilton explains his controversial comments following the Malaysian Grand Prix.
Notable posts from Twitter, Instagram and more:
F1 conspiracy theories find little fertile ground with me. Anyone in F1 knows the amount of work that goes into getting two cars on track.
— Will Ponissi (@WillPonissi) October 2, 2016
Mercedes inform us Hamilton not doing written media. But horse has bolted with those comments on the TV pen.
— Daniel Johnson (@danielt_johnson) October 2, 2016
Irrespective of result, journalists have travelled to Malaysia to interview drivers post race yet they've been prevented on this occasion.
— Ben Hunt (@benjhunt) October 2, 2016
And now, after turning on his team, Mercedes say Hamilton will not be doing his written media session. Perhaps they think he's said enough?
— Phil Duncan (@PhilDuncanF1) October 2, 2016
My point of view.. one of the best overtake I saw this year , no drs, just an amazing overtake @nico_rosberg 🔝
— Raffaele Marciello (@Real_RMarciello) October 2, 2016
I'm really tired of this awful race commentary using 50's housewife terms like squabbling, bickering etc – it's racing!
— Manish Pandey (@mpandey69) October 2, 2016
Today, the pain is indescribable, but I truly believe God never gives you more than you can handle. I want to say a huge thank you to the fans who stood on their feet in the blazing hot sun, or from their sofas at home, watching and supporting me this weekend. I'm so grateful. I have 100% faith in my team, they have worked so hard both at the track, and factory, and I want to say a HUGE thank you to them. I know we've had all these problems but it's not how we fall, it's how we get up. It's not how we are in moments of comfort that define us, but how we are in the face of adversity. We are champions and that's how we will move forward. I will, we will, NEVER give up! @mercedesamgf1 photo by @suttonimages
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