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Lewis Hamilton walks away after crashing his Mercedes during testing

Lewis Hamilton crashes new Mercedes on his first day behind the wheel

Briton had completed just 15 laps with his new team when incident occurred

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Lewis Hamilton at the unveiling of Mercedes' new car for 2013

Lewis Hamilton plans to 'just keep nagging' new Mercedes team

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McLaren unveil new car for the 2013 F1 season

McLaren prepare for season without Lewis Hamilton

Kimi Raikkonen

Kimi Raikkonen hopes McLaren are weakened by exit of Lewis Hamilton

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