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Ocon: Lack of Tepco barrier and 51G impact 'unacceptable'

Esteban Ocon says its "unacceptable" to endure a 51G impact at Miami's Turn 13 because of the corner's lack of a Tepco barrier. In an incident in FP3 that mirrored the crash suffered by Ferrari's Carlos Sainz on Friday, Ocon spun on the exit of Turn 13 and heavily clouted the outside concrete wall. Not only did the impact register 51G – fortunately with no physical consequences for Ocon, it also cracked the Frenchman's Alpine chassis which ruled him out of qualifying. Ocon revealed that Sainz had questioned during Friday's drivers' briefing why there were no Tepco barriers installed at Turn 13, the presence of which would have significantly blunted the impact. "What is...
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