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F1's data outage proves headache for teams

Article To news overview © Scuderia Ferrari S.p.A. A Formula 1 data failure struck operations at the circuit on Friday morning, with this failure even noticeable to TV viewers at home with a lack of track footage. While the footage aspect was sorted to a basic extent a few minutes into the session, the teams had to work through the session without access to data feeds and radio connections to their drivers. It also resulted in a lack of onboard TV footage, meaning the circumstances of the collision between Red Bull's Sergio Perez and Alpine's Esteban Ocon remains a mystery. The failure at the track was caused by a fibre optic cable being severed, with Formula 1 switching to a satellite...
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