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Max blames Pirelli for ‘life-threatening' blowout

Max Verstappen has pointed the finger at Pirelli for his 'life-threatening' 190mph crash caused by a tyre blowout in the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. The Dutchman escaped unharmed from an accident in which his Red Bull RB16B careered into the right-hand wall along the pits straight in Baku due to a left rear tyre failure. At the time, the 23-year-old looked all set for a third win of the season that would have extended his World Championship lead over Lewis Hamilton. Instead, he left the Azeri capital still four points ahead, following a Hamilton mistake after the race had been stopped and restarted due to the crash and which left the reigning World Champion finishing 15th. Although Pirelli...
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