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Norris chose not to pass Max for Imola race lead

Lando Norris decided not to attempt an overtake on Max Verstappen for the lead in Imola, fearing it would have 'killed' his tyres. The Briton enjoyed a stellar Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, displaying excellent and consistent pace throughout a race which was run in very testing conditions. After Valtteri Bottas and George Russell caused the race to be red flagged following a high-speed collision, Norris was in a position to be able to switch to soft tyres and, at the race restart, was quickly able to pass Charles Leclerc for P2. He felt he then had the pace to make a move on Verstappen for the race lead, but chose not to in order to preserve his tyres. 'There was a big decision I had to make...
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