Schu Jnr blasts Barrichello for collision

Ralf Schumacher has criticised Rubens Barrichello after they clashed at the first corner of the Malaysian Grand Prix - an incident the German bounced back from to finish fifth

Schu Jnr blasts Barrichello for collision

"He should learn the rules," said Schumacher, whose Williams was spun down to last place by the Ferrari. "It is a racing accident but it difficult to understand how it happened because the car in front usually has the priority in the corner.

"It is his second collision with a German driver in two races and he needs to be careful because one day these things start coming back on you."

Schumacher qualified third as the top Michelin-shod runner in the field, but his early delay meant he could only recover to finish fifth and record Williams-BMW's first points of the season.

"I picked up some understeer which got bigger and bigger after the third stop," he said. "My opinion is that it didn't depend on the tyre but more on the set-up."

His chief joy, though, was in being able to keep a hard-charging Mika Hakkinen behind him in sixth: "It was a good feeling being able to keep Hakkinen behind me," he said.

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