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Leclerc: Late safety car deployment in Baku 'a joke'

Ferrari's Charles Leclerc branded as "a joke" the late deployment of the safety car following Max Verstappen's crash in Sunday's Azerbaijan Grand Prix. The Dutchman hit the wall at full speed on the main straight after suffering a tyre failure while leading the race in its closing stages. As the track was littered in debris, double-waved yellow flags were brandished but the safety car sprang into action approximately a minute and a half – or almost a full lap – after the incident. Immediately after passing Verstappen's crash site for the first time, Leclerc was informed by his race engineer over the radio that drivers were still racing. "That’s a joke, that’s a...
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