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Max's broken endplate got stuck in bargeboard

Max Verstappen's dip in car performance at the Styrian Grand Prix can be explained by a broken endplate getting stuck in the bargeboard area. Verstappen managed to split the two Mercedes on the starting grid for the second race at the Red Bull Ring but was unable to pose a threat on the runaway race winner Lewis Hamilton. He had to settle for P3 despite his best efforts to keep the rampaging  Valtteri Bottas at bay on fresher tyres. The brutal nature of the kerbs is one of the key characteristics of the Spielberg track and it has been confirmed that Verstappen fell victim to them as his pace started to ebb away. His front wing end plate dislodged as a result of going over the kerb and it...
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