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Kerbs the cause of Qatar punctures, Pirelli find

Pirelli have stated that the kerbs at Losail International Circuit were to blame for the four tyre failures suffered at the Qatar Grand Prix. Chaos ensued in the closing stages of the first Formula 1 race to take place in Qatar with four drivers who were trying to execute one-stop strategies picking up punctures on their front-left tyres. Valtteri Bottas was the first to do so, with his medium compound failing on Lap 33, while Lando Norris, George Russell and Nicholas Latifi then suffered the same fate before the end of the race, with the Canadian and Bottas being forced to retire as a result. The punctures were a huge surprise, with the tyres feeling generally fine to the drivers and...
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