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'Smedley criticism out of order'

Patrick Head feels Rob Smedley crossed the line in his criticism of Force India but says he understands where it came from. Last Sunday, racing near the front of the field, Felipe Massa was involved in a collision with Force India's Sergio Perez. The Mexican driver, who was struggling with his brakes on the penultimate lap, was deemed responsible for the frightening crash that saw both drivers slam into the barriers. Smedley hit out at Force India, saying Perez's brake issue was "a fairly f*****g terminal problem" before adding "why you leave a car out when you've got that sort of problem is beyond me." The Williams head of vehicle performance was "a bit peeved to...
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