Tuscany Grand Prix stopped by red flag after two accidents

Tuscany Grand Prix stopped by red flag after two accidents

The Formula 1 Tuscany Grand Prix in Italy was stopped by a red flag after two accidents. In the first laps of the race, six cars left the race.

Tuscany Grand Prix stopped by red flag after two accidents

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A few hours ago, the Tuscany Grand Prix started on the Mugello circuit. It hosts the first stage of the Formula 1 World Championship. Due to the quarantine and the closure of borders, many countries were unable to hold the races, and therefore the organizers found replacements for some race tracks. The Italian track was reconstructed in the 70s, and therefore its width is too narrow for the modern cars of the Queen of motorsport. Due to insufficient space in the first corner after the start, there was a collision between the drivers Pierre Gasly of the AlphaTauri team and Max Verstappen of Red Bull. The scattered debris forced the judges to release the safety car. However, after the restart, a more massive clash occurred.

This time, the participants in the collision were pilots from four different teams – Nicholas Latifi (Williams), Kevin Magnussen (Haas), Antonio Giovinazzi (Alfa Romeo) and Carlos Sainz from Mclaren. It was not possible to remove the crashed racing cars in the safety car mode, and therefore the race was stopped with a red flag and resumed after cleaning the track of debris.

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