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Masi explains why Max lost fastest lap point

Max Verstappen lost the fastest lap point for the Portuguese GP because he gained an advantage – a point – by running wide at Turn 14. Running five seconds behind race leader Lewis Hamilton in the closing laps at the Algarve circuit, Verstappen and Red Bull conceded defeat and, with the bigger picture in mind, went for the fastest lap point. Verstappen went purple, putting in a 1:19.849. He crossed the line in second place, runner-up to Hamilton with Valtteri Bottas finishing third. Moments later, though, Verstappen was informed that his lap time had been deleted for exceeding the track limits at Turn 14. The point went to Bottas. Verstappen was baffled, saying: That’s a bit...
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