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Verstappen: No warning sign before tyre 'blew off the rim'

Max Verstappen says he felt no warning sign before suffering a tyre failure that sent him into the wall and deprived him of a sure win in Sunday's Azerbaijan Grand Prix. The Red Bull charger was confidently leading the field with five laps to go when the left rear tyre on his RB16B suddenly failed as he was charging down the main straight. “I didn’t see anything up until the moment suddenly the tyre just blew off the rim and it’s not a nice impact to have, it’s quite a dangerous place to have a tyre blowout at that speed," he said. "All fine with me, the car not so much, but up until then, I think we had a very strong race. I was basically matching the lap times that I...
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