|2011 – Monaco Grand Prix|
|Red Bull Racing||1 pts||When Vettel pitted on lap 17, the tyres did not want to be changed.
The new front right tyre refused to come out of it’s blanket in time to be put on the car. This lead to Webber’s following stop to be compromised as Vettel was late leaving his stop. Webber managed a stop of 16.5 seconds as his tyres were not ready when he arrived.
|Red Bull Racing||1 pts||Horner accused Ferrari of copying their pitstops
In Spain, Redbull noticed that Ferrari brought in Alonso just after Webber was brought in for new tyres. Redbull Team Principal, Horner, remarked on this and explained that they varied their pitstops and even threw a dummy stop to throw Ferrari off the scent.
It became clear in Spain that in order to beat someone on stops in 2011, you need to come in first rather than second so ultimately it was a poor tactical plan from Ferrari.
Looking toward the Monaco GP, “That is why we have changed our procedures this weekend,” he said. “I don’t know if mechanics were putting their hands in their pockets at the wrong time, or it was someone picking a tyre up. But anyway, we have changed our procedures this weekend to be less transparent.”
|2011 – British Grand Prix|
|Red Bull Racing||1 pts||Vettel, pitting from the lead, had a very bad stop with the left rear tyre refusing to cooperate. Vettel returned to the track in 3rd.
|Red Bull Racing||1 pts||With Webber catching Vettel and threatening Vettel’s 2nd place, Redbull pulls rank.
Horner told Webber to “…maintain the gap” which is a nice way of saying donâ€™t overtake.
|2011 – Abu Dhabi Grand Prix|
|Red Bull Racing||1 pts||Made a mess of Webber’s first pit stop when the right rear tyre had some issues being changed.
|2012 – Malaysia Grand Prix|
|Red Bull Racing||3 pts||Vettel and Redbull lost radio contact.