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Force India should have retired Perez before shunt - Smedley

Getty Images Enlarge Williams' Rob Smedley believes Force India should have retired Sergio Perez with brake issues before his huge last lap accident with Felipe Massa. Massa and Perez were both hurled at the crash barriers on the exit of Turn 1 after the Williams collided with the rear of the Force India in the braking zone. Footage showed that Perez hit the brakes earlier than Massa and moved to the left slightly, which resulted in the contact. The stewards deemed Perez to be at fault and gave him a five-place grid penalty for the next race, but Smedley believes Force India had a responsibility to prevent the accident from happening. "I think from about Lap 67 - that's when we got...
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