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Tyre gamble 'paid off' says Ocon

The only driver to go the entire race distance on one set of tyres, Esteban Ocon insists that the gamble 'paid off'. Ahead of the race, Pirelli had advised teams not to try making one set of tyres last the 58 laps, warning of the potential risk of tyre damage. However, as the race progressed, leaving Esteban Ocon one of only three drivers still to pit, the Frenchman, who had climbed as high as eighth, continued, even after Hamilton and Leclerc had finally 'succumbed'. Finishing the afternoon tenth, scoring his team's sole point on a weekend that promised so much, Ocon admitted that it was a risky gamble but one worth taking. 'I don't know when is the last time that nobody had a pit stop,'...
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