Guenther Steiner thinks Lewis Hamilton’s sim session during the British Grand Prix weekend will result in someone “making a meal of it” at a team principals’ meeting.

Hamilton admitted after setting the fastest time in qualifying at Silverstone on Friday evening that he had spent some of that morning in the simulator at the Mercedes team’s base just down the road in Brackley.

It was later reported that his team-mate, Valtteri Bottas, had also spent time in the sim during the lead-up to the British Grand Prix.

The opportunity had arisen for Hamilton due to there being no track running time on the Friday morning, with FP1 not starting until 2.30pm at Silverstone.

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