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Perez blames dirty air for Sprint spin that puts him at back of British GP grid

Sergio Perez will start from the back of the grid or pit lane in the British Grand Prix after spinning off during the Sprint. The Red Bull driver had a poor start and had dropped to seventh place behind Fernando Alonso and Lando Norris on the opening lap, but was trying to make progress again when he bizarrely went off exiting the fast flowing Maggotts-Becketts-Chapel complex at Silverstone. Perez said dirty air was the cause of his spin as he followed the two cars ahead and the damage to his tires later forced him to retire. “Yes, (turbulent air) was pretty much it coming out of the corner already picking up quite a lot of throttle,” Perez said. “I think I got caught out in the...
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