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...still, Narain is an ass. the end.
I have to say, from the side angle it looks like Vettel's fault. But from the front angle it looks more like Narain's fault.
He was penalized for it, he admitted he turned in on it, pretty clear here http://i.minus.com/itnwlZSCIXRYy.gif he obviously wanted to get behind Vettel as he overtook the next position
Not Vettle's fault but I'm disappointed with his reaction. It's how you handle yourself when things aren't going your way that is a true indication of character.
100% agree. Well said Charlie.
Don't understand why Sebastian moved left after completing the corner when the racing line is to move to the right. He already completed the corner and he knows Karthekeyin has just dropped two tires onto the grass. Why even get near him? If you follow the in-car you can see how he has finished the radius of his turn, then shifts to the left slightly, makes contact with Karthekeyin's wing and then starts to follow the car ahead to the right to assume the racing line and his tires goes down. Was he just trying to show the back marker his place? Dumb move from a frustrated driver used to being in the front.
Well, the front guys will tend to drive as if the back markers don't exist but that does not make it the back marker's fault if they make contact accidentally. I did not see Karthykeyan make an blatant move back to the left.
That gif Anon posted changes my mind. At first I blamed Seb (despite being a huge fan since his Sauber days). After seeing that angle it looks like they're both to blame and Narain turned in on him despite not needing to.
Karthikeyan was clearly trying to stay in the draft of the Virgin ahead at the exit. I bet Narain didn't know Vettel was there... who watches their mirrors in a double-apex fifth gear corner, anyway? Vettel appears to have thought he was clear of Narain. Neither of them are really at fault. Vettel could have been more cautious. Racing incident.
I have more respect for Karthikeyan now. It's funny seeing Vettel pissed
If you watch the complete BBC coverage about the incident that Vettel's interview is from, Narain says he was losing traction on the wet marbles on the curbing and had to move in or he would lose the car to the grass. Horner is unsympathetic- but I think he was obligated to stand behind his boy wonder, who appeared to be thinking more about getting around the Marussia then making sure he cleared the HRT safely.