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Massa practice crash caused by rear wing trouble

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Williams F1 has confirmed that rear wing problem caused Felipe Massa under braking crash of second practice for the Chinese Grand Prix at Shanghai international circuit.

He made 10th in the morning session, and afternoon session ended up down in 17th after Turn 14 incident.

“The first session went to plan, but this afternoon we had a few issues with the rear wing. Under braking I lost all grip in the rear tyres and as a result the car spun which put me out for the rest of the session.” Massa said

“We lost a lot of time, but the team made the changes to Valtteri’s rear wing so the same wouldn’t happen to him. We need to have a strong day tomorrow to set ourselves up well for the race.”

“The first session went to plan, but this afternoon we had a few issues with the rear wing. Under braking I lost all grip in the rear tyres and as a result the car spun which put me out for the rest of the session. We lost a lot of time, but the team made the changes to Valtteri’s rear wing so the same wouldn’t happen to him.”

“We need to have a strong day tomorrow to set ourselves up well for the race.”

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