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Verstappen's Indy argument a ‘cop out' – Rossi

Jun.8 Former F1 driver Alexander Rossi says it's a 'cop out' for drivers like Max Verstappen to dismiss the Indy 500 on safety grounds. Before former Sauber driver Marcus Ericsson won the fabled oval race recently, world champion Max Verstappen said he has 'no desire' to follow in his wheeltracks. 'I appreciate what they do – it's insane,' said the Dutchman. 'I have a lot of respect for what they achieve but for me, I don't need to risk my life there and potentially injure myself. It's just not worth it anymore, let's say it like that.' Other drivers, including Lando Norris, Sergio Perez and Carlos Sainz all agreed with Verstappen. 'I was that guy as well,' American Rossi, who was...
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