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Perez blames F1 radio blackout for Ocon crash

Ewan Gale Friday 16 April 2021 19:16 Red Bull driver Sergio Perez has blamed Formula 1's radio blackout for the collision with Alpine's Esteban Ocon during opening practice for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix. The incident was not captured on camera but it is understood Perez's left-rear wheel came into contact with Ocon's right-front at the Villeneuve chicane, curtailing both of their sessions. Article continues under video It happened after teams were hit by mass technical outages caused by a failure of a local fibre-optic line meaning television onboard cameras, GPS data, team radio communication and tyre information were unavailable. Perez believes this contributed to the coming...
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