Date: 16th June 2016 at 9:43am
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Three-time Formula One World Champion Lewis Hamilton made it back-to-back victories in Canada over the weekend.

Taking a maximum 50 points, whilst Nico Rosberg struggled has seen the 2016 Formula One World Championship standings close right up.

German Rosberg had enjoyed an excellent start to the season, whilst Hamilton had suffered some terrible bad luck.

That had contributed towards a 43 point lead for Rosberg, but that has now shifted to just 9 points.

But more bad luck is to come for Hamilton. His reliability issues and technical problems on his side of the Mercedes garage have already cost him this season, but they are about to cost him even more with eventual grid penalties a formality.

Formula One regulations restrict each driver to just five power units throughout the course of the season.

Hamilton is already close to requiring a sixth power unit, something which will provide a grid penalty.

He is also just one reprimand from the Grand Prix race stewards shy of triggering an automatic five-place grid penalty.

‘I know l have fewer engines, so l know beyond the break it is likely l will need to take a sixth engine, I know that at some stage l am going to start last and that joker that will come along and play an integral part at a race weekend.’ Hamilton told the Times newspaper as quoted by Sky Sports.