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Formula 1: do you remember this controversy and paper of Ferrari in Austria?

Formula 1 The 2002 Austrian Grand Prix was remembered for a Ferrari decision that

Formula 1: do you remember this controversy and paper of Ferrari in Austria?



The 2002 Austrian Grand Prix was remembered for a decision that was booed by the public

Formula 1: do you remember this controversy and paper of Ferrari in ?

he is coming Austrian Grand Prix. A place where there is a lot of history Formula 1. And races that remained in the memory due to different situations. In this case, the 2002 test was one of the most remembered for a controversial decision to ferrari.

On that occasion, Rubens accepted team order ferrari and gave victory to Michael almost over the checkered flag.

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In the first five dates of the 2002 season, Schumacher He had achieved four victories and a third place, so he arrived at the appointment in Austria with a difference of 21 points over his immediate pursuer, the Colombian John Paul Montoya.

Controversy and paper of Ferrari in Formula 1 in Austria

The other side of the coin was the season of Barrichello, since he suffered three withdrawals in the first three competitions and just one podium finish in Imola. But for the weekend Austria everything changed for the Brazilian and that weekend he was at a superlative level, achieving pole position and dominating the grand prix to go to what would be his second victory in Formula 1 after the one achieved in Germany 2000 but Ferrari had other plans in binder.

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Jean Todt, head of the Ferrari team, gave him the order to give the first position to Schumacher, something that the Brazilian only complied with at the end, allowing his teammate to win by only 187/1000 of a second before the great booing of the fans.

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