Brawn defends Ferrari’s Baku qualifying tyre strategy

Ferrari had looked to be the pace-setters in Baku up until qualifying, and the Italian outfit stood alone in trying to make it through Q2 on medium tyres so it had a strategic advantage in the race.
But the move proved to be Ferrari’s downfall, as Leclerc made a mistake in failing to adapt to the braking characteristics of the medium as he locked up and hit the wall at Turn 8.
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