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Verstappen admits he was 'lucky' not to spin at restart

The Emilia Romagna Grand Prix was dominated by an impressive performance from Max Verstappen, but the Red Bull driver nearly threw away his chance of victory when he came close to spinning before the restart after a red flag stoppage. "A little moment when I was trying to warm up the throttle,” Verstappen told the media in parc ferme after the end of the race. “Luckily we didn’t spin," he said, adding: "That was a secret tactic to warm up the tyres!" Verstappen had led all but two laps on Sunday after muscling his way past polesitter Lewis Hamilton at the first corner of the race which started in wet conditions following earlier heavy showers. Read also: RACE...
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