Barrichello furious with Frentzen after crash

Rubens Barrichello has blamed Heinz-Harald Frentzen for triggering a five-car pile up on the first lap of the Italian Grand Prix

Barrichello furious with Frentzen after crash

And he said the Jordan driver should be slapped with a 10-race ban.

But the German has said the Ferrari driver was to blame for braking early.

The duo were duelling for position heading into the Seconda Variante chicane when they touched and triggered mayhem which claimed David Coulthard, both Jordans and Pedro de la Rosa.

"He's an idiot. He should be banned for 10-races for causing that," fumed the Brazilian.

"We all knew that was going to be dangerous there and he has enough experience to know better."

But the German fired back said: "He braked before I expected it and there was nothing I could do."

"I was trying to pass him and he went to the inside and braked unexpectedly."

"I'm okay but I feel very lucky to have got away with only a bruised knee."

And Jordan team boss Eddie Jordan said: "Its unfair to blame Heinz-Harald.

"As far as I'm concerned from all the angles I've seen it was a racing accident."

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