Found September 22, 2013 on Formula 1 Blog:
Red Bull’s Mark Webber did not finish the Singapore Grand Prix. In fact, he stopped on the last lap at turn seven with a dying car. There are some moments in Formula 1 history that always remain in the minds of fans and when one driver gives another driver a lift back to the pit area, it shows a human element and camaraderie in the sport that many believe barely exists. What better way to reward those heart-warming moments? Why penalize the two drivers for their actions which will results in a 10-place grid penalty for Webber. Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso recognized that his friend, Webber, was stranded and slowed to pick him up when Mark waved him over on the cool-down lap. Alonso was reprimanded for creating a dangerous situation by his driving antics and Webber was reprimanded for entering the track without a Marshal’s approval. The rules say via Sky Sports F1: “Any driver who receives three reprimands in the same Championship season will, upon the imposition of the third, be given ...

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