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Hamilton fined for speeding
December 18, 2007 17:25 IST
Formula One sensation Lewis Hamilton [Images] had his driving licence suspended for a month after being caught speeding on a French motorway, police said on Tuesday.
Hamilton was at the wheel of a Mercedes when he was clocked at 196 km/h near the northern town of Laon on Sunday.
Police stopped him, detained the car and fined him 600 euros (429 pounds).
"He was very polite and cooperative," said a police spokesman, who added Hamilton had since had the car collected for him.
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