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Ferrari defends its Safety Car pit call

Carlos Sainz leads Sergio Perez Ferrari has defended its decision not to pit Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz during the late-race Safety Car at the Formula 1 Miami Grand Prix. The Scuderia saw its cars trail Max Verstappen to the flag in second and third, losing ground in both the drivers’ and constructors’ championships in the process. Leclerc had started from pole and led the opening stanza of the race before tyre troubles saw him give up top spot to his Red Bull rival. Ferrari pitted the championship leader on Lap 24, by which time Verstappen had built a sufficient lead that he was able to react and maintain the position when he pitted two laps later. On the hard compound tyre,...
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