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FIA to monitor 'unnecessarily slowly' driving in Baku

FIA race director Michael Masi has issued a warning in Baku to drivers who may be tempted to drive "unnecessarily slowly" in qualifying for the purpose of creating a gap before setting a time. Masi was promoted to introduce the new rule on the grounds of safety because of visibility issues potentially impacting drivers in the final sweep of fast corners of Baku's track. "During any practice session, any driver intending to create a gap in front of him in order to get a clear lap should not attempt to do this between the entry to Turn 17 through to the exit of Turn 20," stated a bulletin from the FIA. "Any driver seen to have done this will be reported to the...
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