Mark Hughes: Red Bull animosity spills over

Mark Hughes: Red Bull animosity spills over

Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber's Malaysia spat was a long-time coming, reckons Mark Hughes, who analyses the controversy in his in-depth race report

Something had to give. Just like the 2010 Turkish Grand Prix, circumstance brought the ferocious competitive tension that's a part of Formula 1, but usually hidden, out into the open – and old unsettled scores and festering animosity came spilling out for all the world to see and hear.

None of this was apparent at the start, as Sebastian Vettel led the intermediate tyres-shod field into a damp first turn, the flash storm having passed, the track already beginning to dry fast.

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