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Red Bull and Force India handed pit-stop fines 07 Jul 2013

Sebastian Vettel (GER) Red Bull Racing RB9 leads Mark Webber (AUS) Red Bull Racing RB9.
Formula One World Championship, Rd9, German Grand Prix, Race Day, Nurburgring, Germany, Sunday, 7 July 2013 Paul di Resta (GBR) Force India VJM06.
Formula One World Championship, Rd9, German Grand Prix, Qualifying, Nurburgring, Germany, Saturday, 6 July 2013

The Red Bull and Force India teams have both been fined for unsafe pit-stop releases during Sunday’s race at the Nurburgring.

Red Bull were fined €30,000 after the right-rear tyre from Mark Webber’s car became detached as the Australian left his pit box. The errant tyre subsequently bounced down the pit lane before striking an FOM cameraman who was treated at the circuit’s medical centre before being helicoptered to Koblenz Hospital for observation.

Force India, meanwhile, were given a €5,000 fine after releasing Paul di Resta into the path of Toro Rosso’s Jean-Eric Vergne.

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