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Wolff in favour of lap deletion rule for driver causing red flag

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff would favour a rule in F1 that would deprive a driver causing a red flag in qualifying of his fastest lap, a regulation that would end any speculation about whether a crash was deliberate. Charles Leclerc snatched pole position for his home race on Saturday but the Ferrari driver brought the session to a premature end when he crashed at the Swimming Pool. The incident triggered a red flag with less than a minute left on the clock in Q3, and prevented three drivers – Max Verstappen, Carlos Sainz and Valtteri Bottas – from challenging Leclerc's pole. Saturday's circumstances revived memories of Michael Schumacher's 'mishap' at Rascasse in 2006 that also deprived...
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