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Webber: 'Car Issues Were Embarrassing'

Discussion in 'Formula 1' started by RaceDepartment, Jul 28, 2013.

  1. RaceDepartment

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  2. 10th to 4th in the race saved the situation from his bad luck in qualifying. Starting on the prime tyre also helped his cause in the race.
  3. Maybe Mark was using "embarrassing" as a diplomatic substitute for "suspicious". :p
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  4. Kevin Ascher

    Kevin Ascher
    #47 Roaring Pipes Maniacs

    How for heaven's sake can they manage to screw up his KERS system 3498243 times?
  5. Does make you think.......
  6. the_sigman

    Sim racer, F1 news editor... Racing is in my blood Premium

    Maybe Webber manages his KERS wrong? That makes me think why Vettel has never had this issues, and I can't think of something else (and I don't think this is on purpose because Red Bull is a professional team and I can't believe they did something like this)
  7. But if that was the case then Mark Webber would have fixed the problem several years ago after getting some feedback from the team.

    I believe the problem could lay on how Red Bull pack all their electronics inside the cars. Webber is obviously a bit taller and heavier then Vettel so maybe the components are not packed "properly" compare to Vettel's car, which maybe cause issues with the KERS.
  8. Hawaiian Guy

    Hawaiian Guy
    Banned on request @Simberia

    Why are they doing this to Mark? Why help Vettel at the expense of Mark I just dont understand Red Bull.

    Btw I have stopped buying all Red Bull product because of how they have treated Mark Webber.
  9. Hawaiian Guy

    Hawaiian Guy
    Banned on request @Simberia

    If Mark handled his car wrong then maybe you should be driving it instead of Mark.
  10. And maybe Mark manages his pitstops wrong too, resulting in a wheel falling off. ;)
    It's probably not related to any previous years events, but the "suspicious" part is the frequency of these things happening since Webber and Vettel had the major fallout this year. There is certainly some hint that maybe Red Bull are concerned that Webber may want to "interfere" with Vettel's races, so there have been many "unfortunate" things that just happen to keep the two drivers well apart.
    Mind you though, I doubt Webber would be too kind to Vettel if they did end up racing very close.
  11. the_sigman

    Sim racer, F1 news editor... Racing is in my blood Premium

    Do you know what I mean? KERS is not only pressing the button. It has different settings and the drivers must not use it all if I have understood well from team radios (leave 10% of the KERS for this lap).

    Maybe Georgios is correct :)