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Magnussen disagrees with black-and-orange flag in Canada

CIRCUIT GILLES-VILLENEUVE, CANADA – JUNE 19: Kevin Magnussen, Haas F1 Team during the Canadian GP at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve on Sunday June 19, 2022 in Montreal, Canada. (Photo by Andy Hone / LAT Images). Credits: Haas F1 Team, LAT Photo.

Kevin Magnussen admits that he “doesn’t get” why the FIA required him to change the front wing at the Canadian GP.

Magnussen sustained front wing damage in the opening stages of the race in Canada. One of its elements could have fallen off, so the FIA asked to change the wing for safety reasons.

The pit stop affected Magnussen’s race. The Haas driver finished the race 17th after starting 5th.

“It was not the team’s decision. The FIA thought that we had to pit with that. And I don’t get it,” Magnussen commented on the matter.

“The car was perfect to drive, there was no effect on the car. This is normal, you’ve got to be able to finish the race with some scratches on your car.

“We could’ve got back in but we were forced to pit and then there was a Virtual Safety Car, and then everyone else pitted.

“It’s frustrating. It’s now four races or something where we haven’t scored points, so we want to get into the points again.”

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