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Was Sebastian Vettel Booed at the Belgian Grand Prix? Assessing His Popularity

  Booing was evident as Sebastian Vettel stood atop the Belgian Grand Prix podium.  The reason was obvious, too. At least for a moment. Formula One media and fans alike nodded sagely: the Red Bull Racing driver is not a popular man with the fans. But then, as a second thought, a further possibility emerged. Environmental group Greenpeace's PR pre-and-post-race protests against Shell.  Ah, maybe it was not as clear cut as first considered. Greenpeace's stunt involved deploying previously-hidden, radio-controlled banners on the podium balcony, on which the "SaveTheArctic.Org" web address read, with a logo similar to the start-finish straight banner (put up immediately prior to the start) emblazoned with: "Arctic Oil: Shell...

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