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Gasly: Drivers like ‘lions out of a cage' at restart

Pierre Gasly has likened the late race restart in Baku to letting 'lions out of a cage' as drivers scrapped to the chequered flag. The Baku City Circuit has developed a reputation for creating drama, and the 2021 Azerbaijan Grand Prix was no different. On Lap 30, Lance Stroll suffered a frightening tyre failure as he accelerated down the long start/finish straight and as it turned out, there was another race-defining blowout to come. The unlucky victim was Max Verstappen, who retired from the lead as his left-rear went bang at the same section of track. With the race red-flagged, that presented the opportunity for some late chaos when the Azerbaijan GP resumed with only a few laps...
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