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Shovlin: 'More aggressive kerbs would have made it easier in Qatar'

The second stage of the race in Qatar created excitement for the teams attempting a one-stop. The tyres of Valtteri Bottas, Nicholas Latifi, Lando Norris and George Russell could not cope with the wear. Mercedes chief Andrew Shovlin puts the blame on the kerbstones. Kerbstones to blame The kerbs on the Qatar circuit are seen as the culprits of the weekend. Not only were the tyres unable to cope, some of the front wings were also affected. Michael Masi denies that the Kerbs were a direct cause of the problem. This type of kerbstone is found on most circuits. Motorsport.com quotes the race director: "One of the points is that drivers tried to use everything to their advantage."...
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