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Masi: Safety car the right call

Formula 1 race director Michael Masi has backed his decision to call out the safety car during the Eifel Grand Prix after Lando Norris' car suffered an issue. Bringing out the safety car at that stage neutralised the battle for the third spot on the podium between Daniel Ricciardo and Sergio Perez, despite the fact that Norris' car was parked up next to a marshal's post. The cars then spent around six laps behind the safety car, which led to questions being asked about whether Masi could have utilised a Virtual Safety Car as he did earlier in the race when George Russell was forced to retire. 'Lando's car had some smoke and fire, so that was one point,' Masi said. 'The other was, at first...
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