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Hamilton crashes out in Montreal pit lane 08 Jun 2008

Chaos in the pit lane as confusion over the lights leads to Hamilton hitting the back of  Raikkonen

Lewis Hamilton and Kimi Raikkonen have retired from the Canadian Grand Prix after the McLaren crashed into the rear of the Ferrari in the pit lane. Raikkonen had stopped for a red light at the pit exit when Hamilton piled into the back of the Finn. Williams' Nico Rosberg then ran into the rear of Hamilton.

Rosberg was able to rejoin the race, pitting for a new nose a lap later, but Raikkonen's and Hamilton's cars were too badly damaged to continue. The incident is being investigated by the stewards.

The three drivers were among several who had pitted when the pit lane opened during an early safety-car period to clear the stricken Force India of Adrian Sutil. Hamilton had been leading the race up until that point.