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Why 10-Place Grid Penalty for Mark Webber Isn’t the Right Punishment

Mark Webber has branded race officials decision to hand him a 10 place grid penalty for hitching a lift on Fernando Alonso’s Ferrari in Singapore as “comical”. Webber retired on the final lap of the Singapore Grand Prix and hopped on the back of Alonso’s car to hitch a lift back to the pits. But race stewards deemed his actions dangerous for entering the track without the marshal’s permission, and Alonso was also reprimanded for stopping his car at a dangerous place on the circuit. "For [Alonso] and me to receive reprimands for our actions after the race it is comical to say the least," Webber wrote on Twitter. "Great moment, and fans loved it. And while I'm at it, contrary to reports, there was no interaction ...

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