Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber rivalry 'healthy': Christian Horner

Horner insisted that the troubled relationship between Vettel and Webber was no better or worse after the Sepang incident, and insisted that his authority had not been undermined by Vettel choosing to ignore his orders.

updated: April 12, 2013 18:26 IST
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Shanghai: Red Bull team principal Christian Horner said on Friday the rivalry between his warring drivers Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber was "healthy", insisting the duo bring out the best in one another.

Vettel infuriated Webber last month in Malaysia when he ignored orders from Horner over the radio and overtook the Australian late in the race to win in the most controversial of circumstances. Vettel apologised afterwards.

But the three-time reigning world champion appeared to make a U-turn on Thursday in Shanghai, ahead of the Chinese Grand Prix, saying that he would do the same all over again, if it meant winning.

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