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Masi denies DRS led to Russell/Bottas crash

Michael Masi has defended the decision to activate DRS after George Russell said it played a role in his crash with Valtteri Bottas. Russell was involved in a high-speed crash with Bottas when he attempted to pass the Mercedes driver down the main straight on lap 31 at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix. The Brit, who was running tenth, got a better exit out of the final corner and, with the help of DRS, closed in on Bottas and drew alongside him. However, touching a damp spot on the track, Russell lost control of his Williams and slammed into Bottas at speed. Both drivers were out of the grand prix and so the blame game began. While Bottas said Russell was clearly at fault, the Williams driver...
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