David Coulthard sees the positives in Red Bull driver's crash
8 June 2010

David Coulthard has described the crash between Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel at the Turkish Grand Prix as "excellent marketing" for Red Bull.

The Scot, who used to race for Red Bull and who remains contracted to the firm, added that neither of the drivers was to blame for the incident.

"Tell me a driver who should come off the gas," said Coulthard. "It’s like giving a child an ice cream and then forbidding them from licking it."

Meanwhile, both former FIA President Max Mosley and ex-F1 winner Gerhard Berger have blamed Webber for the crash .

Mosley said: "At the time of the accident Vettel was clearly faster than Webber. At this stage he [Vettel] had the right and the duty to overtake. It can be clearly seen that Vettel had already passed Webber before the collision, and at that time Webber should have given him more space - especially as they were already on the far left side of the track."

Berger said: "When Vettel was half a car length ahead, Mark needed to realise that he should give his team-mate some air to breath. Webber could have prevented the accident."

Daniel Thomas

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8 June 2010

Whenever Mosley makes his views known, it's usually a safe bet that the opposite is most likely true.

8 June 2010

why let the facts get in the way of a good story?


8 June 2010

Coulthard is right. What self-respecting F1 driver would give way to another when the prize is the lead of the race?

8 June 2010

[quote Straight Six Man]

Coulthard is right. What self-respecting F1 driver would give way to another when the prize is the lead of the race?

[/quote] And the lead of the championship!

8 June 2010

[quote Vidge 123][quote Straight Six Man]

Coulthard is right. What self-respecting F1 driver would give way to another when the prize is the lead of the race?

[/quote] And the lead of the championship![/quote]

Quite!

8 June 2010

Mosley and Berger supporting the German driver ???

Now there's a coincidence ....

8 June 2010

ha ha yes funny that

8 June 2010

To be honest I happen to disagree with Berger and Mosley on this one.

Certainly made me chuckle though watching it all unfold.

8 June 2010

[quote tonym911]

Whenever Mosley makes his views known, it's usually a safe bet that the opposite is most likely true.
[/quote]I was just thinking the same thing. Max's statement completely absolves Webber of any blame.

PaulJ

8 June 2010

" Meanwhile, both former FIA President Max Mosley and ex-F1 winner Gerhard Berger have blamed Webber for the crash ."

Mosley always did have a bit of trouble distinguishing between right and wrong.....

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