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Roberto Merhi banned from two races after finish line crash

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Marussia F1 driver Roberto Merhi caused a crash in Formula Renault 3.5 series and inexplicably slowed down at the finish line, causing this crash with Nicholas Latifi.

At the very end of the race, Merhi slowed to a near stop just before he crossed the finish line, causing a violent collision with Nicholas Latifi.

Fortunately, both Merhi and Latifi were unharmed. Merhi explained on Twitter that he has a suspension problem.

For his role in the incident, Merhi was excluded from classification the the race, and also excluded from the second race of the day.


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