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Force India Facing FIA Investigation after Pérez’s FP2 Wheel Loss

Sergio Pérez lost the majority of his afternoon session at the Circuit Paul Ricard when his VJM11 shed its left rear tyre, with his Sahara Force India F1 Team facing an investigation from the stewards as a result. The Mexican had just started a fast lap when the tyre detached itself at the high speed left-hander that leads onto the first part of the Mistral Straight, with Pérez spinning to a halt as the tyre made it’s own way down the track.  The team believe an issue with the bolt holding the wheel to the car caused the incident, but it meant a red flag on circuit and a lot of time in the pit lane for Pérez. The car was recovered to the pits and he was able to resume the session in...
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