Vettel v Webber: The German media spin

Vettel v Webber: The German media spin

The British media may have painted Sebastian Vettel as something of a pantomime villain over Red Bull's Silverstone shenanagins, but the German press held an entirely different perspective. Dieter Rencken investigates

Mark Alan Webber – the first Australian with a chance of winning the world title since Alan Jones in 1980 – has explained his part in the 'Wing Affair'. In doing so, he doubtless hoped to draw a line under a matter which could conceivably have led to internecine warfare of the type not seen since the (McLaren) days of Ayrton Senna/Alain Prost.

But the fact remains that the popular British press focussed heavily on the (English-speaking) Australian and his British-based team's situation during the British Grand Prix weekend.

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