Jolle wrote: ↑
Mon Jun 10, 2019 12:15 am
Don’t forget, Ferrari and Vettel are under constant pressure from the press. By appealing they can maybe be the victim.
Not: “Ferrari failed again” but “FIA takes Vettel’s victory” as a headline tomorrow.
Yup exactly. The fake news narration will continue as it has sway with some fans.
People have commented here that the penalty was too harsh. I disagree. It wasn't harsh enough perhaps.
We would do well to remember what happened to Schumacher in 1997 when he was stripped of ALL his points and basically banned from the championship ladder for this:
And here's the text of the story:
Vettel has done more than enough over the past couple of years to imitate his "role model" and has gotten off way too lightly. And this has emboldened some of the fans too, who exhibit bad behavior.