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Massa blames Mercedes' slow formation lap for broken clutch

Felipe Massa has blamed Mercedes’ slow formation lap for his clutch failure at the start of the British Grand Prix, a tactic he insists was deliberate. Massa, who started just 15th after a qualifying blunder by his Williams team on Saturday, was left on the grid at the start of the race after his clutch failed. The Brazilian managed to get away from the grid after a minor delay, only to then be caught up in Kimi Raikkonen’s heavy accident at the entry to the Wellington Straight, which ultimately put him out of the race. Speaking to reporters following the race, Massa questioned what he called an unnecessarily slow formation lap, the pace of which was dictated by Mercedes’ Lewis...
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