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Mazepin race in Austin thwarted by headrest issue and burning feet!

Nikita Mazepin says his dislodged headrest compromised his US GP from the outset, but that wasn't the only cause of the Haas driver's "lonely, boring and painful" afternoon in Austin. Mazepin qualified last at the Circuit of the Americas, three tenths behind teammate Mick Schumacher, but both drivers were bumped up the order on Sunday thanks to grid penalties handed to three drivers. However, the Russian was almost immediately deprived of a chance to hold his own or race his teammate at the start, "My headrest came off on the first lap in Turn 2," a frustrated Mazepin explained after a brutal afternoon at COTA. "It made the first lap very sketchy because I couldn't...
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