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Magnussen: Haas hopeless as pace disappeared

Kevin Magnussen says he is bemused how Haas suffered a sudden race pace drop at the Bahrain Grand Prix compared to the build-up to the race with a lack of grip and straightline speed. Despite promising practice pace which was converted to a strong qualifying performance with sixth place on the grid, just 0.005s slower than Max Verstappen in the Red Bull, Magnussen says his Haas car felt unstable and slow come race day. As a result, the Danish driver went backwards through the Formula 1 midfield pack to finish a lowly 13th place – only ahead of Lance Stroll who had damage on the opening lap and the Williams duo. Magnussen conceded the pace drop came as a complete shock from the first lap...
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