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Red Bull under a cloud // Questions of equality circle the Red Bull team

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Questions of equality circle the Red Bull team
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Mark Webber navigates his way through the spray during the Japanese Grand Prix weekend in October. The Red Bull team were struggling with constant rumours about driver equality, and spent most of their media time answering questions on whether they would employ team orders if the situation required it.

In Japan, Vettel qualified on pole and led the race, with Webber finishing second. Mark retained his lead on the championship but it allowed Vettel to draw just that little bit closer and remain in the title fight.