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Radio issue blamed for Ocon/Perez crash

Sergio Perez said he did not have radio at the time that he and Esteban Ocon collided during FP1 at the Emilia Romagna GP. A local fibre optic line failure meant that FP1 in Imola was blighted by a series of technical issues, affecting both broadcasters and the teams. One of the most dangerous consequences to come from that was the absence of team radio for parts of that session. So around a tight and technical circuit like Imola, it was always going to be difficult for the drivers to know where traffic was without their engineers. And this manifested into an incident between Esteban Ocon and Sergio Perez which saw the pair collide at Turn 5 as Ocon attempted to let the faster Perez...
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