How Red Bull endured its second car crash in two weeks
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How Red Bull endured its second car crash in two weeks

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OPINION: Red Bull was justified to be upset that Lewis Hamilton survived his British GP clash with Max Verstappen and went on to win. But its attempts to lobby the FIA to reconsider the severity of Hamilton's in-race penalty were always likely to backfire, and have only succeeded in creating a PR disaster that will distract from its on-track efforts

If you've ever sat through the drudgery of daytime TV, you'll have also endured the plethora of dreadful adverts between. Aside from the usual hawking of useless gadgetry, there's always countless adverts for injury lawyer services.

And if you've had an accident that wasn't your fault, you can call a premium £5-a-minute hotline and get advice from an array of ambulance chasers. The adverts are always seldom without a hilariously over-theatrical re-enactment to accompany it. Usually, a freshly mopped floor in an immaculate office would feature, providing the low-friction impetus for a struggling actor to clatter onto the ground and clutch their knee in contrived agony.

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