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Villeneuve labels Pirelli blow-outs as ‘embarrassing’

Jacques Villeneuve says that the two sudden tyre failures at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix were 'embarrassing'. Chaos ensured in Baku when, out of nowhere, Lance Stroll's tyre gave way after doing around 30 laps, causing him to crash out. The exact same thing then happened to Max Verstappen just six laps from the end, taking a certain win away from him and leading the sport to suspend the race. Pirelli was widely criticised after the race given the dangerously sudden nature of the failures, with neither Aston Martin nor Red Bull receiving any warning, and put the blame on debris. “First investigations suggest debris because the rear left is not the most stressed tyre on this circuit, it’s...
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