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Vettel offered to pay for damaged wing

Vettel offered to pay for a front wing which he damaged in the first practice session for the Japanese Grand Prix. The Red Bull team flew in a replacement from its factory in Milton Keynes, with Christian Horner saying the gesture was typical of Vettel as "a team player." The bill would for the wing would be about 120,000 euros according to former World Champion Niki Lauda.

10 Oct 2011 - Source
sbstnvtl   Sebastian Vettel
Riiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiing-a-diiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiing-ding! Yes!
Horner   Christian Horner
2011 World Champion! Fantastic!
sbstnvtl   Sebastian Vettel
Yabba-dabba-dooooooooooo! Yes! That's what I'm talking about.
Horner   Christian Horner
Just wave that finger for me perfect Seb. Don't worry about paying for wings, we've shedloads of spares back in the factory.
wibbah   Mark Webber
Flamin' hell. That's not what you said in Silverstone last year mate.
Horner   Christian Horner
Please Mark, let's not go back there, I don't want anything to spoil Seb's day.
wibbah   Mark Webber
So when he loses a wing in Japan you fly a new one out there, and when he loses one in Silverstone you nobble my one instead of going 20 miles down the road.
Horner   Christian Horner
One of our successes as a team is our distribution of resources Mark. The team deemed Seb's championship position so precarious this time as to merit a first-class round-the-world flight for his wing.
wibbah   Mark Webber
Strewth, I'd have paid for a bloody taxi to bring up a new wing last year. That's not fair mate.
Horner   Christian Horner
We try to be as fair as possible to Seb and his support team Mark. Even if you had paid for a taxi Adrian says we may have had to allocate that wing to Seb as a spare.
sbstnvtl   Sebastian Vettel
Ha! Hard luck loser, you can't even buy a wing! I'll offer to buy you stabilisers for your bicycle instead. Ha! Yabba-dabba-ring-ding.
Ambrosia   Jerome d'Ambrosio
I didn't think this was possible Fernando, my team said not to break my wing as we didn't have any spares.
fernando   Fernando Alonso
Seeing as you're paying for your drive Ambrosia I'd have thought they'd throw in a couple. Then again, as they're using CFD, you might be as well off to bolt on a tea-tray from the canteen.
Ambrosia   Jerome d'Ambrosio
What does CFD stand for Fernando, is that the disease you get from dodgy burgers?
fernando   Fernando Alonso
Close Ambrosia, but it's to do with aerodynamics. I've heard some of your team members use the term "Complete Fucking Disaster" so I'm presuming that's it. I'll tell you what, slip me 120,000 euros at the next GP and I'll sort you out with a wing.
Ambrosia   Jerome d'Ambrosio
Thanks Fernando, my mother just said she would re-mortgage our family home so I could get you the money.
fernando   Fernando Alonso
Good lad Ambrosia, I just hope she has multiple properties in case we need to try this repeatedly.


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