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FIA relaxes Portimao track limit rules after deluge of violations

The FIA has relaxed Portimao's track limit rules after 125 violations and lap time deletions were triggered during Friday's opening day of running. The governing body had implemented strict rules involving the Algarve track's Turn 1 and Turn 4, where drivers were sanctioned for putting all four wheels beyond the white line at the edge of the track. However, the abundance of violations recorded in free practice, caused in part by Portimao's slippery track surface, and discussions held during Friday's drivers' briefing, have led FIA race director Michael Masi to publish on Saturday morning a revised event note. Read also: Bottas and Hamilton praise 'great but tricky' Portimão track The...
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