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FIA say Silverstone DRS zone crashes were "driver choice"

Charlie Whiting has claimed the crashes inside the extra DRS zone at Silverstone were due to driver choice. The new DRS zone was announced a week before the Grand Prix and included two flat-out corners. The zone started on the pit straight, running through turn 1 and turn 2. It was part of two big crashes during the F1 weekend. Romain Grosjean was a victim in practice, while Marcus Ericsson followed suit in the race. Hamilton labelled the extra DRS zone as a "pointless exercise" and "just dangerous." Whiting had other ideas. "I think the incidents where drivers lost control through turn 1 because they had their DRS open through turn 1 is driver choice, just like...
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