Motor racing -Metal plate blamed for Spa punctures

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SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium, Aug 24 (Reuters) - A metal plate shed by a car has been blamed for alarming punctures suffered by Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari's Fernando Alonso in Friday's Belgian Grand Prix practice. Pirelli motorsport head Paul Hembery would not give precise details before teams had been informed but other sources said a metal plate had been found on the track at the turn 14 where both punctures occurred. "There are ...

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