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Webber loses point after post-race penalty 23 Sep 2012

Mark Webber (AUS) Red Bull Racing RB8.
Formula One World Championship, Rd14, Singapore Grand Prix, Race, Marina Bay Street Circuit, Singapore, Sunday, 23 September 2012 Jenson Button has to take evasive action to avoid colliding with the back of Sebastian Vettel's Red Bull, as he backs up the pack before the safety car comes in

Red Bull’s Mark Webber has been penalised by the Singapore stewards for gaining an advantage by going off the track while battling Sauber’s Kamui Kobayashi during Sunday’s Marina Bay race.

The Australian was handed a drive-through penalty after the race, which meant 20 seconds was added to his overall race time, dropping him from 10th to 11th in the final results and losing him a championship point, which instead went to Sauber’s Sergio Perez.

Webber’s team mate Sebastian Vettel also came under the stewards’ scrutiny thanks to his near miss with McLaren’s Jenson Button as the pair weaved to warm their tyres and brakes under the safety car. Vettel was cleared of any wrongdoing.

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