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Then & Now- Unsafe release

On lap 15 of the 2013 Chinese Grand Prix, Mark Webber came into the pits for s new nose having collided with Jean Eric Vergne. The team replaced the nose and fitted four new tyres and sent him on his way. Before long it became apparent that the right rear wheel wasn't attached securely, and the team asked Webber to drive slowly back to the pits. The wheel came off part way around the lap and Webber was forced to retire. This wasn't the first time such an incident had occurred, and the FIA guidance was to stop the car, not try and complete the lap. Red Bull were fined 5,000 for an unsafe release. Six races later, in Germany, once again Red Bull fail to secure a rear wheel on Mark Webber's...
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