Webber Plays Down Coulthard Rift

Mark Webber has played down talk of a feud with rival David Coulthard after he was heavily criticised following a battle the pair had in the Turkish Grand Prix

Webber Plays Down Coulthard Rift

Coulthard had called Webber a 'madman' and a 'hooligan' for his aggressive behaviour on track in Istanbul as they fought for position.

Speaking about the matter at the Belgian Grand Prix, however, Webber claimed he had spoken to Coulthard about the incident and the pair had settled their differences.

"I spoke to him at the debrief in Monza," explained the Williams driver, who believes Coulthard had driven just as aggressively against him in the Australian Grand Prix. "I sat down and said: 'How you going'.

"He said I was a bit cheeky, but he was cheeky in Melbourne with me. That happens. We are all big boys. I heard some of the references (he made in his column)."

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