F1 » Horner: Vettel, Webber know 'real opponents' outside of team


Christian Horner: There will be competition. I don't expect them to be spending Christmas together or anything like that. But they are professionals...

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Brian jordan - Unregistered

April 05, 2013 10:50 PM

So Vettel gets away with the points with out any punishment again.Webber should be given lead next time Vettel is in front to take the points back.
It would be a good ideas to stop team orders as it is becoming a waste of time to watch when you know witch drive will be in front of each team.Maybe it would be better to only have one car from each team in the final race.

Kakao - Unregistered

April 05, 2013 11:18 PM

@BrianJordan

What about the times Webber has disobeyed orders? Should he give any points ro Vettel? Oh wait, Webber couldn't stay ahead of him. Sad...

Ben - Unregistered

April 08, 2013 6:08 PM

@Brian
"It would be a good ideas to stop team orders as it is becoming a waste of time to watch when you know witch drive will be in front of each team"

Actually, "Team order" was banned until 3 years ago at the 2010 Hockenheim Grand Prix when Ferrari used it to favour Alonso against Massa. Massa was leading Alonso to the finish lane for a 1-2 Ferrari win when he was ordered to pull over. Remember the most commented "Massa, Alonso is faster than you", "good lad" etc...? The sad part of this was the fact that Massa was on his way to winning the race, exactly at the first anniversary of his life-threatening injury.

After that incident in which Ferrari was found guilty of bringing the sport into disrepute after investigations and fined $100,000 by the stewards on the spot, FIA decided to reinstate team orders instead of punishing Ferrari any further. But it must be said that this was done with the approval of all the Team principals at the time. They all agreed that Ferrari should suffe

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