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Perez nearly had to retire car before Baku win

Sergio Perez revealed he nearly had to retire his Red Bull car before he could win the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. Perez claimed a dramatic victory in a race which involved a late red flag after his Red Bull teammate crashed out with four laps remaining. That effectively meant the race would be a two-lap sprint to the finish from a standing start on the grid. Lewis Hamilton beat Perez off the line but went straight on at Turn 1 with overheated brakes. Perez made it to the finish in front, claiming the second victory of his career and first for Red Bull. He immediately brought the car to a stop just after the pit exit at Turn 1 and later said he had worried about not finishing. Dan Istitene -...
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