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Why DRS did not work at the Abu Dhabi GP

FIA race director Michael Masi explained that a server crash was behind the 18-lap wait for DRS to be enabled during the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Drivers were forced to make overtakes without the aid of extra speed from DRS in the early part of the race, something that not all viewing fans had a particular problem with. Article continues under video Masi said that DRS had to be switched off for all drivers in order to avoid a "free for all". "The simple part is that it was a server data crash. There's a whole lot of separate things but it was basically a server data crash," he said. "So the times still operated fine like we all saw. That crashed, and immediately we...
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