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‘Driver Choice’ Solely Responsible for Silverstone DRS Crashes – Whiting

Charlie Whiting says the crashes of Romain Grosjean and Marcus Ericsson at Abbey during the British Grand Prix weekend were the consequences of ill-judged driver choices, with both being caused by their Drag Reduction System (DRS) being open heading into the turn. Grosjean crashed his Haas F1 Team machine during first practice at Silverstone on Friday morning, with the incident forcing him to miss the second session due to the extensive repairs needed on his VF-18, while Ericsson lost control at the same turn in the race, spinning his Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team machine into the barriers. FIA Race Director Whiting said it was up to the drivers to manage their usage of DRS through the turn so...
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