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Pirelli publish findings from Baku tyre blowouts

Pirelli have found that a break in the inner sidewall of their tyres caused Lance Stroll and Max Verstappen's high-speed incidents at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix. Aston Martin driver Stroll and World Championship leader Verstappen both crashed on the main straight in Baku after their left-rear tyres failed, with the pair travelling at speeds approaching 200mph – with the Dutchman blaming the tyre company and calling his crash 'life-threatening' after the race. Neither driver was hurt in their offs and, while Pirelli say the accidents were not caused by a defect in their tyre construction, they blame the incidents on how the tyres were being run at the time. Pirelli's statement on the...
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