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Baku to modify pit entry, keen to stage sprint event in 2023

Baku City Circuit will modify the entry to its pitlane for next month's Azerbaijan Grand Prix in a bid to improve the area's safety after the drama that marked last year's race. Drivers travelled at full speed past the entry which was separated from the track by a concrete barrier, part of which was at a very open angle relative to the track and left drivers exposed in the event of a problem. The pit entry configuration was denounced by 2016 F1 world champion Nico Rosberg in a Youtube video in the wake of the tyre failures suffered on the straight by Lance Stroll and race leader Max Verstappen. "Imagine something breaks on the car here," said Rosberg at the time. "You're at...
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