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      10-09-2017, 05:52 AM   #57
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Originally Posted by nickcuprar View Post
What do you think about this?

A friend of mine who knows a few people who work in F1 as journos etc, believe that Vettel may have crashed on purpose on the close down lap in Malaysia.

The reason being to prevent the stewards from looking at the car after the race. They believe the Ferrari may have been underweight to help Vettel climb through the pack.

As it was smashed up it wasn?t weighed and went straight back to Italy.

You could not compare Vettels pace in the race to Kimi?s as he DNS....... and therefore wouldn?t know he was underweight.

Vettel also took the wheel from the car at the end.

Vettel wasn?t that upset about the crash afterwards. Was he controlling his emotions unlike Baku and Mexico last year??

What do you guys think?
Running underweight, would be a pretty risky strategy, as cars get randomly weighed after the race. So the intention is to crash anyway to avoid that scenario?

Seems even more risky, as the chance of ?causing a collision? or ?damaging a gearbox? must be pretty high.

Don?t you just love conspiracy theories