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Formula One 2002
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BLUE FLAG

Shown to a driver to indicate that a faster car is behind him and trying to overtake.

Shown both to lapped cars and those racing.

A lapped car must allow the faster car past after seeing a maximum of three blue flags or risk being penalised.

A racing car is under no obligation to move over.

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