Red Bull's ecstasy in finishing second
Throughout 2011, Red Bull and Sebastian Vettel made a habit of winning in F1. The German has only repeated the feat once this year but, as Adam Cooper explains, his second at Spa was as valuable as victory given his rivals' woes
Red Bull Racing technical chief Adrian Newey isn't renowned as the most demonstrative bloke in the Formula 1 paddock.
So it was nice to see a hint of tears of joy after Sebastian Vettel won the 2011 Belgian Grand Prix, coming as it did after tyre blistering in qualifying and off-track controversy surrounding the team's camber settings.
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