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Leclerc wants FIA to explain ‘joke' Safety Car delay

Charles Leclerc is ready to quiz the FIA about why it took so long to deploy the Safety Car after Max Verstappen’s crash during the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. On lap 47 of 51, Verstappen became the second driver, after Lance Stroll, to suffer a tyre failure on the long pits straight in Baku and smash into the wall at high speed. With the RB16B up against the barrier, debris scattered across the circuit and the Dutchman still sitting in his Red Bull as rivals came past, a Safety Car was inevitable. But it took nearly 20 seconds for double waved yellow flags to appear and almost a minute-and-a-half for the Safety Car to be deployed. Leclerc, who had started from pole position and ended the...
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