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‘You don’t twist the rules': Herbert takes aim at Masi

Former Formula 1 driver Johnny Herbert has blasted the “totally unfair” decision by race director Michael Masi that ultimately determined the result of the 2021 Drivers’ Championship. Max Verstappen pipped Sir Lewis Hamilton to the title last month following a highly controversial Safety Car restart which came after a crash for Williams’ Nicholas Latifi. The Canadian slammed into the barrier with just a handful of laps remaining of the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, prompting a pit stop for the Dutchman. Mercedes opted not to box Hamilton, fearing that time constraints would see the race end behind the Safety Car, making track position vital. As a result, five lapped runners...
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