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Why Verstappen’s Azerbaijan GP crash triggered a red flag but not Stroll’s

Article To news overview Formula 1 race director Michael Masi has revealed that he wanted the Azerbaijan GP to finish under green flag conditions which is why there was a red flag for Max Verstappen's crash. Verstappen crashed with five laps to go after his left-rear tyre blew out in a similar incident to Lance Stroll who had the same problem on lap 31. But, the timing of Stroll's crash meant a red flag was not needed according to Masi. “Obviously, in the middle of the race, there was more than enough time, and space on the right-hand side of the track when we were recovering it," Masi told RacingNews365.com and other select members of the press. "We were confident with the way...
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