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Marcus Ericsson's crash caused by lack of downforce from DRS

British Grand Prix – Sauber's Marcus Ericsson's crash at Silverstone was caused by a lack of downforce from having the DRS still open. Silverstone had a unique feature for this year's race, with the addition of a third DRS zone running through Turns 1 & 2. This was due to the drivers taking this corner flat out, meaning the DRS would not automatically close due to the throttle being released or the brakes being applied. While some of the high end cars were able to take the section with the DRS open, many were manually closing their rear wings for the corner, before re-opening the flap until the end of the zone approaching Turn 3. Romain Grosjean was the first to be caught out. He...
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