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Sauber: McLaren and Ferrari celebrations were 'unsporting'

A distinctly unimpressed Sauber founder and team owner Peter Sauber has accused F1 2010 title protagonists McLaren-Mercedes and Ferrari of 'very unsporting' behaviour in the wake of Red Bull Racing's Korean Grand Prix misfortune
Peter Sauber has hit out at F1 2010 title contenders Ferrari and McLaren-Mercedes for having acted in what he deemed to be a 'very unsporting' manner during last weekend's inaugural Korean Grand Prix.

Sauber has revealed that in the immediate wake of Mark Webber's retirement on the second racing lap when the Australian lost control of his Red Bull Racing RB6 on a slippery kerb in the treacherous conditions, and Sebastian Vettel's subsequent engine failure whilst in the lead just ten laps from home, he witnessed on the pit wall monitors members of the energy drinks-backed outfit's two world championship rivals jumping around for joy.

“They were scenes that didn't please me at all,” the 67-year-old – whose eponymous Hinwil-based operation uses Ferrari engines – told Swiss daily newspaper Blick. “[It was] very unsporting.”



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Bowzer27 - Unregistered

October 27, 2010 2:53 PM

Yes it was unsporting of the Ferrari and Mclaren team members to act that way. But the Red Bull guys are just as guilty, they were cheering and laughing when lewis retired in singapore.



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