Mark Webber, a former Formula 1 driver, now plays in the championship WEC for the factory team Porsche, took the side of Sebastian Vettel, criticized Pirelli after tire problems that occurred in the Spa.
Question: Do you still have not manage to win Le Mans, but this victory so much you would appreciate high as your two victories in Monaco?
Mark Webber: I want to win at Le Mans driving a Porsche, but the two victories in Monte Carlo will always occupy a special place. Even compared to other Grand Prix, which I happened to win.
Q: Let’s move on to Formula 1: at Spa in two cars exploded tire.
Can this be acceptable?
MW: Definitely not. Sebastian the rights to 100%. Yet the fact that the explosion of the tire on his Ferrari was connected with the fact that on the set, he drove too many laps. Let the rate falls, but the driver must be sure that the tires stand. If it is true that Pirelli has informed the team that set of tires can withstand up to 40 laps, then they should not explode after 28 laps.
Until now Pirelli luck, including if Silverstone. But I also remember how fractured the tire on the tests in Bahrain, and Nico Rosberg then got into a nasty car accident.
Q: Does F1 intervene?
Mark Webber: Absolutely. Safety – a priority for the FIA. Federation anything, no detail left unattended. You have 5 seconds to evacuate out Read the rest of this entry »