The Webber/Vettel crash explained

The Webber/Vettel crash explained

Adam Cooper analyses the clash between Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel in Turkey, and explains how Red Bull did not favour either of its drivers over the other

In Turkey last weekend, Red Bull Racing's Christian Horner found himself in the position every team principal dreads. When nightmare scenarios like a collision between team-mates happen, there's rarely time to plan a clever PR strategy or come up with a party line.

These guys are human after all, and thus Christian, the two drivers and Red Bull motorsport supremo Helmut Marko all said what they thought. It was a tricky situation for the team, but for the rest of us it was great stuff – real drama in a sport whose key protagonists are so often criticised for being bland.

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