Lewis Hamilton's father 'accuses Paul di Resta of damaging his reputation'

Force India's Scottish driver Paul di Resta stands in the pits during the first practice session at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Spa on August 23, 2013
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Lewis Hamilton's father Anthony reportedly says in court that Force India driver Paul di Resta has damaged his "good reputation".

The father of Lewis Hamilton has reportedly rejected claims by Force India driver Paul di Resta of fraud and incompetence.

Anthony Hamilton has accused the Formula 1 driver of damaging his "good reputation" during a lawsuit that he has taken against him for the loss of earnings and wrongful termination of their contract.

According to The Independent, Hamilton told the High Court that Di Resta's claims have "attracted a lot of bad press and has had a serious effect on my family and my business".

Di Resta, who has accused Hamilton of 'failing to deliver', sacked him as manager in 2012.

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