UPDATE 1-Motor racing -Metal plate blamed for Spa punctures

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(Adds detail) By Alan Baldwin SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium, Aug 24 (Reuters) - Metal debris from another car caused the alarming punctures suffered by Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari's Fernando Alonso in Friday's Belgian Grand Prix practice, tyre supplier Pirelli said on Saturday. The Italian company's motorsport head Paul Hembery showed reporters photographs of the tyres and a curved metal plate with pointed ends retrieved ...

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