Why Is Lewis Hamilton Trolling His Mercedes Team-Mate, Nico Rosberg?

Formula One drivers have been using mind games for as long as the sport has existed, attempting to gain an edge over their competitors. Stirling Moss, who made his debut in 1951—the second year of the championship—once wrote in an ESPN F1 column that, to gain a psychological advantage, he would pretend he enjoyed racing in the rain and, “The other thing I used to do was give each driver that I overtook a wave or thumbs up, to show that I was enjoying myself while they weren’t.”

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