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Gasly had little warning of problems before fire during FP2

AlphaTauri’s Pierre Gasly says he had little warning that his car would be engulfed in flames after his power unit switched off during FP2 in Portugal. Gasly’s day came to a premature end when he was forced to pull over to the side of the track, before quickly jumping out as a fire ignited. Marshals rushed to the stricken AlphaTauri and managed to put out the flames before long. When asked when he got a hint that something was wrong, the Frenchman said: “Literally five seconds before I stopped. “I just lost everything – the steering, all the electricity – and we’re still investigating to understand what happened. “Obviously, there was quite a lot of fire at the back of the...
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