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Reactions to the incident-packed Australian GP - Honda are happy, though Barrichello is not

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Reactions to the incident-packed Australian GP
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This is F1Minute for the 17th March 2008.

It seems everyone has something to say following the manic race in Australia this weekend. First up, Ross Brawn is confident that Honda will be able to get points finishes regularly, despite Button being knocked out in the first lap and Barrichello being disqualified. The entire team is buoyed up by the improved performance from last year.

On that subject, Barrichello is calling for the pit signalling to be changed. He said: “I never saw a red light. I will never see it and I don’t pretend to see it. They are in the wrong places and by the time you see it, it is too late. You have already gone past it.”

Ron Dennis has spoken of Kovalainen’s mistake during the closing laps, where he pushed the pit speed limiter button and allowed Alonso to regain his position. Dennis said Heikki shouldn’t beat himself up too much, no one is judging him for what happened.

Two quick snippets, Massa refuses to take the blame for the incident with Coulthard saying the Scot should go back and rewatch the footage, whilst Glock is confident he will be okay to drive in Malaysia.

That’s all for today, I’ll be back tomorrow with another F1Minute.