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FIA investigating checkered flag 'systems error' at Suzuka

FIA race director Michael Masi says F1's governing body is conducting an investigation into the "systems error" that led to a premature end to last Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix. The race was scheduled to last 53 laps but the checkered flag light panel was erroneously activated and shown to race leader Valtteri Bottas at the end of lap 52. However, the confusing discrepancy between the light panel and the scheduled lap tally led drivers to continue at racing speed for an extra lap. Vettel supports exclusive use of traditional checkered flag Masi pinned the untimely activation of the electronic checkered flag on a systems error, the origin of which is still uncertain. "From...
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