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Williams to be compensated for Baku incident

Williams will receive compensation for the damage a loose drain cover caused to George Russell's car in Baku. Fans barely had time to make a cup of tea before the incident brought an end to FP1 – the opening practice session at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. After footage appeared to show Charles Leclerc loosening a manhole cover when his Ferrari passed over it, Russell was not so lucky when the cover was sucked up by his FW42, destroying the underside and causing him to miss FP2, while it was also a very expensive repair job for a team already struggling to find spare parts. To make matters worse, the recovery truck hit a bridge over the track after picking up Russell's stranded car,...
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