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Antonio Giovinazzi came close to losing F1 seat after Belgium crash

Alfa Romeo team boss Frederic Vasseur has revealed that Antonio Giovinazzi was on the verge of losing his Formula 1 seat following his late Belgian Grand Prix crash. The Italian was in ninth place on the final lap of the 44-lap race and was set to score two championship points – prior to that he had just one point from the Austrian weekend – but lost control at Pouhon and ended up in the barriers. With team-mate Kimi Raikkonen scoring 31 points up to the Belgian GP, Vasseur admits the axe almost fell on Giovinazzi, but he saved himself by enjoying a strong weekend in Italy – a race Vasseur expected Giovinazzi to struggle under the pressure of racing at his and Alfa...
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