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“I would have preferred if he had admitted his mistake, because mistakes can happen to everybody.”
Michael Schumacher should have immediately admitted his mistake after crashing Jean-Eric Vergne out of the recent Singapore grand prix. That is the view of F1 legend Niki Lauda, commenting on the incident that has cost the seven time world champion ten places on the Suzuka grid and a fresh wave of critical press.
Bruno Senna suffered burns to his back in last Sunday’s Singapore grand prix, the Williams team has revealed.
The Brazilian driver retired from the night race on the last lap, several laps after the KERS unit failed in his FW34 car. In an official race review released on Wednesday, Williams revealed that Senna “had some burn marks on his back after the race” but could not confirm how it happened.
Romain Grosjean said Mark Webber was “not very fair” at the start of Sunday’s Singapore grand prix.
But after his successful return to F1 following a one-race ban, rookie Frenchman Grosjean also praised his Australian rival. “Webber was not very fair as he completely cut the first corner,” he is quoted by RMC Sport.
Michael Schumacher was notably absent as the world of formula one stopped for a minute’s silence ahead of the Singapore grand prix.
The silence was to honour the sport’s late doctor, Professor Sid Watkins, who died just under two weeks ago. Asked about his absence for the tribute, seven time world champion Schumacher told German RTL television: “I have to apologise, as I was still in the toilet.