Abu Dhabi GP: Felipe Massa sure Mark Webber deserved a penalty

Felipe Massa believes that Mark Webber should have been punished for his part in their coming together at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Abu Dhabi GP: Felipe Massa sure Mark Webber deserved a penalty

The pair were fighting over sixth place when they banged wheels at the Turn 11 chicane. Webber cut the corner and as he rejoined the circuit at Turn 13, Massa spun while avoiding his Red Bull rival.

The stewards looked into the incident but decided that neither driver had been at fault and declared it a racing incident.

Massa, however, felt completely differently about the matter and was left in no doubt that it was Webber who caused the problem.

When asked by AUTOSPORT for his view on the incident, Massa said: "We braked at Turn 11, and he tried to pass me on the outside.

"I was doing the corner on the inside and then we touched wheels at the exit of the corner. Then, he decided to go straight to the chicane, so he cut the chicane.

"I did the chicane, which he cut, and he passed in front of me. I had to brake very strongly not to hit his car and I spun. So he caused an incident.

"But it is not the first time that we see the stewards not getting through the right decisions or the right direction. They decided not to give anything, which for me is completely wrong."

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