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Masi hits back at claims Mugello restart compromised safety

FIA race director Michael Masi has angrily reacted to claims from drivers that the late restart behind the safety car in the Tuscan Grand Prix purposefully sought to produce more excitement to the detriment of safety. The safety car was deployed early on in Sunday's race following a crash on the opening lap that eliminated Max Verstappen and Pierre Gasly. Race leader Bottas had paced the field at the restart but could only relaunch proceedings when the safety car turned off its lights, an event that occurred relatively late. The end result was a concertina effect between a group of drivers on Mugello's pit straight that led to a nasty collision that knocked out Nicholas Latifi, Kevin...
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