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Vettel wants clarity after chequered-flag glitch

Sebastian Vettel wants the real chequered flag to matter again after the automated system glitched and displayed one lap early in Japan. FIA race director Michael Masi said a “system error” was to blame for the chequered flag to end the race showing on Lap 52 of 53 of the Japanese Grand Prix. The glitch was a help to some drivers, such as Sergio Perez who crashed out on the last lap but was still classified P9 thanks to the error, but Vettel said the whole situation was quite confusing. “I think from a driver’s point of view it’s very clear that there was no chequered flag,” he is quoted by Crash.net. “We have a pit board giving us the race information on the laps, we can see...
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