Red Bull baffled by Monza gearbox problems reveals Newey 10 September, 2013 Adrian Newey Red Bull left Monza baffled, after winner Sebastian Vettel and and third placed Mark Webber nursed gearbox problems throughout the race weekend.
'We already had problems on Friday,' world championship leader Vettel is quoted by Germany's Auto Motor und Sport.
Before the race, the team had to open the gearbox and replace damaged parts, and during the Italian Grand Prix, both drivers were instructed to ‘short-shift'.
And the drivers were also told to select a ‘rain-mode' setting, delivering smoother gear changes, which explains why Fernando Alonso complained about Vettel's flashing red tail...
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