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Furious Vettel calls Karthikeyan a cucumber

Sebastian Vettel could not hide his anger after losing a points finish at the Malaysian GP after a collision with Narain Karthikeyan. Speaking to German TV he compared the HRT driver to a cucumber, while he went so far as to call him an "idiot" on British TV. "I think some people get overwhelmed by the situation and don't see where their car is. You have to wonder whether driving a car is the right job for them."

26 Mar - Source
sbstnvtl   Sebastian Vettel
Idiot! Cucumber! Idiot-cucumber guy spoiled my race.
Horner   Christian Horner
It's OK perfect Seb, it's possible that Karthekeyan was under instruction from a rival team to ruin your race. It is simply impossible for us to be beaten operating within the regulations as they stand. We want the FIA to clamp down on all the cheating from the other teams.
fernando   Fernando Alonso
Got yourself in a right pickle then Vettel. Nice mix there of irrationality, desperation, paranoia, and a persecution-complex. Sounds like someone can't take their beating.
Horner   Christian Horner
Well Fernando, Adrian and I are in agreement that this crisis can't be real. The important thing is that McLaren did worse than we did in that they failed to maximise their temporarily "illegal" advantage.
MycLaren   Martin Whitmarsh
The McLaren group would like to point out to Red Bull that Lewis beat both their cars to get a podium and we are ahead in both championships
Horner   Christian Horner
We are confident that despite not scoring any points in Malaysia......
wibbah   Mark Webber
Er, Christian mate...
Horner   Christian Horner
Let me finish Mark, despite not scoring points in Malaysia we are confident that once we reassume our absolute dominance that perfect Seb will win again.
wibbah   Mark Webber
I came fourth to score some fair dinkum points, and I outqualified Seb again.
Horner   Christian Horner
That's great Mark, just to remind you there are no points for qualifying. I will be sure to pass on the news of your second non-podium finish of the year to Adrian.
fernando   Fernando Alonso
Take some comfort Webber, at least they didn't call you a cucumber.
jackie   Jackie Stewart
It is important in racing, as in life, to divorce one's emotions from the reality of the situation that presents itself. Rather than develop an irrational aversion to the cucumber, one should be aware of it's dietary value. This is particularly in regard to it's ability to offset constipation, which will render a driver sluggish in both an intellectual and physical capacity, presenting a hindrance to the attainment of optimal performance both in and out of the car. Remember stay regular, stay safe!
bestofbritish   Jenson Button
If anyone wants to pickle my cucumber let me know, it's definitely a healthy option to toss a Button salad.
mschumi   Michael Schumacher
Speaking of vegetables, great drive Perez, you might have more than just a Ferrari engine in the near future.
Perez   Sergio Perez
Ferrari engine good, Sergio like Ferrari, Sergio like more Ferrari.
PSauber   Peter Sauber
Easy Sergio. It was fantastic to get second on Sunday, but don't get too excited, and please remember you are under contract to Sauber.
mschumi   Michael Schumacher
Indeed, I guess that the Malaysia track suited Perez, particularly given that it is one of the few circuits without a proper chicane.
Perez   Sergio Perez
Chicane, huh? Chicane bad.
PSauber   Peter Sauber
"Esses" Sergio! Remember the special doctor said "esses". For god's sake Michael, after all I spent on his therapy since Monaco. Sergio's brain function is approximating it's former level, this second place is just the boost he needs to complete his recovery.
Kobayashi   Kamui Kobayashi
Fear not Perezsan, listen to the master, he is most wise. I will defend to the death the honour of warrior Perezsan against his ghostly foes who darken the purity of his spirit with their ill-will.


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