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Gasly had no warning of Portimao ‘blackout'

Pierre Gasly had practically no warning of the “blackout” that caused his AlphaTauri car to stop on track and catch fire during FP2 for the Portuguese Grand Prix. The Italian Grand Prix winner inadvertently caused the first of two red-flag stoppages in the Friday afternoon practice session at the Algarve International Circuit as marshals had to run on with fire extinguishers to put out the flames. The Frenchman revealed the incident had been completely unexpected and left him with no time to steer the car to a safer place away from the traffic. “Literally five seconds before I stopped I lost everything, the steering, all the electricity in the car,” said Gasly. “We are still...
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