Webber brake pedal snapped in Valencia crash

Webber brake pedal snapped in Valencia crash

Mark Webber has revealed how his brake pedal shattered due to the sheer forces involved in the high-flying accident which signalled an early end to his European Grand Prix in June. Progressing through the pack after an early-race pit-stop, the Australian made Turn 17 contact with the Lotus of Heikki Kovalainen.
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2010 European Formula 1 Grand Prix
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  1. Wednesday 15 December 2010

  2. Webber brake pedal snapped in Valencia crash 11:18

    Webber brake pedal snapped in Valencia crash

    Mark Webber has revealed how his brake pedal shattered due to the sheer forces involved in the high-flying accident which signalled an early end to his...

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  3. Monday 5 July 2010

  4. Hamilton in touch with Alonso after Valencia 11:57

    Hamilton in touch with Alonso after Valencia

    Lewis Hamilton has explained how he has been in contact with Fernando Alonso via text message following the controversy involving the pair at the European...

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  5. Thursday 1 July 2010

  6. Hamilton disappointed to miss fight for win 13:54

    Hamilton disappointed to miss fight for win

    Lewis Hamilton’s European Grand Prix drive-through penalty confirmed that any chance of challenging Sebastian Vettel for victory was lost. The Englishman w...

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  7. Lewis Hamilton interview: Post-Valencia feelings 13:23

    Lewis Hamilton interview: Post-Valencia feelings

    Lewis Hamilton admits that McLaren was surprised by the increased pace of rivals in Valencia, confirming that the development race must remain relentless...

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  8. ‘We're not sure how it got there’ – Valencia’s glass bottle 12:52

    ‘We're not sure how it got there’ – Valencia’s glass bottle

    Local spectators and television viewers of Sunday’s European Grand Prix will have seen a glass beer bottle rolling its way across the race track on Lap 27. H...

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  9. Signing Kobayashi has paid off, says Sauber 11:27

    Signing Kobayashi has paid off, says Sauber

    Peter Sauber is both pleased and sure that employing Kamui Kobayashi was the right move for 2010. Although critics have written the Japanese driver off...

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  10. Massa backs Safety Car talks 11:12

    Massa backs Safety Car talks

    Felipe Massa has agreed that discussions surrounding the use of the Safety Car are necessary following the controversy of last weekend’s European Grand P...

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  11. Wednesday 30 June 2010

  12. Alonso: I reacted emotionally after the race 10:52

    Alonso: I reacted emotionally after the race

    Fernando Alonso has adopted a different stance following his anger at the end of the European Grand Prix. With both he and the Ferrari team having been...

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  13. Mixed views over f-duct for di Resta 03:00

    Mixed views over f-duct for di Resta

    Paul di Resta believes that Force India is making a right decision in running a rear wing-stalling f-duct device but does admit that, as a driver, the tool i...

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  14. Tuesday 29 June 2010

  15. Horner: Seb is back in business 17:05

    Horner: Seb is back in business

    Sebastian Vettel’s second win of the season in Valencia on Sunday confirms that he draws level with the current 2010 totals of team-mate Mark Webber and the...

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  16. Hamilton should have been disqualified, says Briatore 15:37

    Hamilton should have been disqualified, says Briatore

    Former Renault F1 Managing Director Flavio Briatore believes that Lewis Hamilton should have been removed from the results of the European Grand Prix after...

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  17. Teams expected to meet FIA about Safety Car rules 14:54

    Teams expected to meet FIA about Safety Car rules

    Formula 1’s teams are set to gather with sporting governing body the FIA to discuss Safety Car regulations ahead of the British Grand Prix. The meeting will...

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  18. Michael advises Safety Car rule ‘review’ 13:50

    Michael advises Safety Car rule ‘review’

    Sam Michael believes that Safety Car rules should be looked at amongst teams in order to avoid a repeat performance of the confusion and controversy which...

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  19. Sam Michael: Cracked exhaust reason for Hülkenberg retirement 13:40

    Sam Michael: Cracked exhaust reason for Hülkenberg retirement

    Williams Technical Director Sam Michael has confirmed that a cracked exhaust took Nico Hülkenberg out of the European Grand Prix whilst running in the...

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  20. Alonso was in another world, says Hamilton 13:30

    Alonso was in another world, says Hamilton

    Lewis Hamilton has responded to Ferrari and Fernando Alonso’s complaints regarding his own actions in Sunday’s European Grand Prix. The Italian squad has cri...

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  21. Interview with Alan Permane: Valencia review 12:42

    Interview with Alan Permane: Valencia review

    Alan Permane was pleased to see Renault further close the gap to Mercedes GP in Valencia, despite knowing that even more points could have been taken from...

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  22. Di Montezemolo questions F1's credibility 10:53

    Di Montezemolo questions F1's credibility

    Ferrari Chairman Luca di Montezemolo has backed up comments from driver Fernando Alonso and Team Principal Stefano Domenicali by placing the spotlight on...

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  23. Monday 28 June 2010

  24. Hamilton: Fernando is probably overreacting 13:18

    Hamilton: Fernando is probably overreacting

    Lewis Hamilton suspects that former team-mate Fernando Alonso’s comments during the European Grand Prix were an over-dramatic emotional reaction to on-track...

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  25. Kubica lamenting lost podium opportunity 13:01

    Kubica lamenting lost podium opportunity

    Robert Kubica is satisfied with his European Grand Prix result but admits a hint of disappointment after missing out on a possible rostrum finish. The Pole,...

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  26. Buemi less happy with another points finish 12:40

    Buemi less happy with another points finish

    After producing a dazzling performance to finish eighth and collect four points last time out in Canada, Sébastien Buemi was less enthusiastic with his...

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  27. Contrasting emotions in Hispania camp 12:29

    Contrasting emotions in Hispania camp

    Hispania Racing drivers Karun Chandhok and Bruno Senna were left experiencing a mixture of feelings after the European Grand Prix, as the pair were...

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  28. Sutil pleased with ‘pretty amazing’ result 12:13

    Sutil pleased with ‘pretty amazing’ result

    Adrian Sutil collected another strong points finish for Force India as he crossed the finish line sixth in Sunday’s European Grand Prix. The result confirms...

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  29. ‘Another horrible race’ for Massa 12:01

    ‘Another horrible race’ for Massa

    After finishing fourth for Ferrari in Monte-Carlo, Felipe Massa has since picked up only six of a maximum 75 points from Istanbul, Montreal and Valencia,...

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  30. ‘Very bitter taste’ left at Ferrari 11:44

    ‘Very bitter taste’ left at Ferrari

    Ferrari was left fuming in Valencia on Sunday night after Lewis Hamilton overtook the Safety Car in the European Grand Prix. Although the championship...

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  31. Kobayashi fined €2,400 for speeding 04:00

    Kobayashi fined €2,400 for speeding

    European Grand Prix points-scorer Kamui Kobayashi has been handed a fine by Formula 1 governing body the FIA for breaking pre-race speed limits in Valencia...

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  32. 00:07

    European Grand Prix: Amended results

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  33. Sunday 27 June 2010

  34. ‘If I crashed I’d be in trouble’ – Kobayashi 20:38

    ‘If I crashed I’d be in trouble’ – Kobayashi

    Kamui Kobayashi drove a sparkling race in Valencia as he registered Sauber's second points finish of the season. The Japanese driver certainly...

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  35. De la Rosa loses point in European Grand Prix 20:20

    De la Rosa loses point in European Grand Prix

    Pedro de la Rosa has been deprived of the point he scored in Sunday’s European Grand Prix due to a 5-second time penalty which was also received by eight o...

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  36. Wirth hails Virgin Racing performance 20:10

    Wirth hails Virgin Racing performance

    Nick Wirth was very much pleased with the overall performance of Virgin Racing in Spain as Lucas di Grassi and Timo Glock came home 17th and 18th in the...

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  37. Four drivers cleared for pit lane moments 19:52

    Four drivers cleared for pit lane moments

    As a string of post-race penalties were released in the aftermath of the European Grand Prix, four drivers have been let off for close calls in the pit...

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  38. Glock penalised for ignoring blue flags 19:42

    Glock penalised for ignoring blue flags

    As nine drivers were handed 5-second time penalties for driving too quickly under Safety Car conditions in Valencia, 20 seconds were added to Timo Glock’s f...

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  39. 5-second penalties handed to nine drivers 19:34

    5-second penalties handed to nine drivers

    The nine drivers under investigation in Valencia have been handed 5-second time penalties for driving too quickly under Safety Car conditions in the...

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  40. Bittersweet Sunday for Williams drivers 19:15

    Bittersweet Sunday for Williams drivers

    Williams enjoyed a much-improved Saturday in Valencia, as both drivers qualified in the top ten following a tenth place for Rubens Barrichello in final...

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  41. Schumacher calls for pit light explanation 19:04

    Schumacher calls for pit light explanation

    Michael Schumacher has said that he wishes for the regulations to be explained in detail with regards to the red light at the end of the pit lane. With the...

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  42. ‘I couldn’t slow enough under Safety Car’ – Button 18:48

    ‘I couldn’t slow enough under Safety Car’ – Button

    World Champion Jenson Button is one of nine drivers who are all under investigation for driving too quickly under Safety Car conditions in Valencia....

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  43. Kovalainen: I was always going to defend 18:35

    Kovalainen: I was always going to defend

    Heikki Kovalainen has buried the hatchet with Mark Webber but admits that he was never prepared to allow the Red Bull past in Sunday’s European Grand Prix. T...

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  44. Webber surprised by early Kovalainen brake 18:24

    Webber surprised by early Kovalainen brake

    Mark Webber walked away unaided from his terrifying accident in Valencia but admits that he was taken aback to see how early Heikki Kovalainen’s L...

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  45. Winner Vettel relieved Webber is uninjured 18:11

    Winner Vettel relieved Webber is uninjured

    Sebastian Vettel was pleased to hear that Red Bull team-mate Mark Webber walked away from his unbelievable crash in Sunday’s European Grand Prix. The race w...

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  46. Hamilton: I thought I had passed the Safety Car 18:00

    Hamilton: I thought I had passed the Safety Car

    Lewis Hamilton leads the championship heading into his home race at Silverstone although the 2008 World Champion, who finished second in Valencia on Sunday,...

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  47. Alonso slams ‘manipulated’ race 17:52

    Alonso slams ‘manipulated’ race

    It was a furious Fernando Alonso who spoke to Spanish and Catalan television stations following a highly frustrating European Grand Prix on Sunday. The...

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  48. Vettel wins as Webber escapes huge accident 16:50

    Vettel wins as Webber escapes huge accident

    Sebastian Vettel has picked up his second win of the season in Valencia although the European Grand Prix is likely to be remembered for the monster crash...

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  49. Whitmarsh: A realisation that rivals are quick 04:00

    Whitmarsh: A realisation that rivals are quick

    Martin Whitmarsh insists that McLaren is taking nothing for granted following the Woking team’s pair of superb 1-2 finishes in Turkey and Canada. There was a...

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  50. Saturday 26 June 2010

  51. ‘That wasn’t bad!’ – Double top ten for Williams 19:38

    ‘That wasn’t bad!’ – Double top ten for Williams

    For the first time this season, both Williams achieved Q3 qualifying positions in Valencia as Nico Hülkenberg and Rubens Barrichello managed eighth and...

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  52. Webber and Red Bull fined €10,000 in Valencia 18:50

    Webber and Red Bull fined €10,000 in Valencia

    Formula 1 governing body the FIA has announced that Mark Webber and Red Bull Racing have been fined €10,000 (£8,300) for being released into the path of an...

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  53. Chandhok pleased to eliminate issues 18:29

    Chandhok pleased to eliminate issues

    Karun Chandhok was happy with his personal performance on Saturday en route to out-qualifying team-mate Bruno Senna in Valencia. The Indian now hopes to see...

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  54. Petrov delighted by another Q3 accomplishment 18:08

    Petrov delighted by another Q3 accomplishment

    Vitaly Petrov, who first drove the Valencia street circuit in GP2 last year, was thrilled to see both Renaults make the top ten shootout in European Grand...

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  55. Alonso: We would have missed Q3 without upgrades 17:59

    Alonso: We would have missed Q3 without upgrades

    Fernando Alonso has hinted that Ferrari may not be in the running for Valencia race victory on Sunday but is pleased with the Italian team’s upgrades this w...

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  56. Mercedes frustrated with double Q2 elimination 17:47

    Mercedes frustrated with double Q2 elimination

    It was a somewhat disastrous Saturday for the Mercedes factory team in Valencia as Nico Rosberg and Michael Schumacher could manage no more than 12th and...

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  57. Kobayashi ‘very disappointed’ with another Q1 knockout 17:37

    Kobayashi ‘very disappointed’ with another Q1 knockout

    It seemed as though Sauber’s fortunes may have finally been on the up when Kamui Kobayashi enjoyed a points finish in Turkey although the Japanese driver h...

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  58. Sutil downcast about Force India grip loss 17:27

    Sutil downcast about Force India grip loss

    Adrian Sutil led the way for Mercedes-powered cars by finished fourth in final practice on Saturday morning although the German’s Valencia qualifying s...

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  59. Buemi: Barrichello really slowed me down 17:20

    Buemi: Barrichello really slowed me down

    Sébastien Buemi is pleased with his best qualifying result of the season so far in Valencia but also disappointed not to make the top ten shootout. The...

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  60. Button ruing last-corner error 17:12

    Button ruing last-corner error

    Not one, but two McLarens made errors on their last laps as Valencia Grand Prix qualifying came to a close on Saturday afternoon. Crossed up at Turn 12,...

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  61. Hamilton ‘really happy’ despite mistake 17:07

    Hamilton ‘really happy’ despite mistake

    Lewis Hamilton expressed his joy in the post-qualifying press conference on Saturday after confirmed the third-best grid slot despite a large mistake on his...

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  62. No added pressure on us, says Webber 17:00

    No added pressure on us, says Webber

    Mark Webber feels that McLaren’s recent fine form is no reason for Red Bull Racing to feel added pressure when starting from the front row in Spain on S...

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  63. Vettel: I knew I needed a good second run 16:52

    Vettel: I knew I needed a good second run

    European Grand Prix pole-sitter Sebastian Vettel admits that he knew a rapid final lap was necessary in Valencia after compromising his penultimate run on...

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  64. 16:44

    European GP Qualifying: Full results

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  65. Vettel leads all-Red Bull front row in Valencia 16:06

    Vettel leads all-Red Bull front row in Valencia

    Sebastian Vettel has claimed his first pole position since China and will start ahead of Red Bull Racing team-mate Mark Webber in Sunday’s European Grand P...

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  66. Trulli: Long straights not good for Lotus 15:57

    Trulli: Long straights not good for Lotus

    Jarno Trulli is content with his Lotus’ performance in Valencia but admits that he and Heikki Kovalainen’s cars are not as happy-handling in Spain as at oth...

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  67. Di Grassi out-qualifies Glock for first time 15:52

    Di Grassi out-qualifies Glock for first time

    Lucas di Grassi will start 21st in Sunday’s European Grand Prix although the Brazilian rookie is pleased to have set a quicker final qualifying lap than t...

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  68. 13:12

    European GP: Practice 3 results

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