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Row erupts between Perez and Smedley over clash

A row has erupted between Force India's Sergio Perez and Williams engineer Rob Smedley after an incident between Perez and Felipe Massa on the final lap of the Canadian Grand Prix. Smedley says the Mexican should have retired from the race whilst running second because it was clear that he had a serious issue which could - and eventually did - lead to a massive crash. "Perez braked very, very early. Either he jinked his car to the left, or because of brake problems it jinked to the left, I don't know. "[He was] talking about having no rear brakes. So they told him to carry on if he could, and if you can't then to pit, which seems to me to be a fairly f***ing terminal problem to be...
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