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Smedley – Force India should have retired Perez before Massa accident

Force India acted irresponsibly in not retiring Sergio Perez before his final lap accident with Felipe Massa, according to Williams’ Head of Vehicle Performance Rob Smedley. Perez had been struggling with a brake issue going into the final part of the race, and had been passed by both the Red Bulls of Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel. Entering the final lap, Perez clashed with the Williams of Felipe Massa at turn one as the Brazilian attempted to pass for fourth, putting both drivers out, and sending the Massa’s car skating across the track at high-speed and heavily into the barriers. Both drivers were sent to hospital for precautionary checks before being quickly discharged,...
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