FIA to clamp down on dangerous ‘taxi rides' after Webber-Alonso incident 24 September, 2013 Fernando Alonso gives Mark Webber a lift The FIA is set to clamp down on the sort of ‘taxi drive' shenanigans witnessed on the slowing-down lap after the Singapore Grand Prix.
Fernando Alonso was reprimanded, and Mark Webber pushed ten places down the Korea grid, after the stricken Australian hitched a ride back to the pits on the sidepod of Alonso's Ferrari.
It triggered great memories of 1991, when legend Ayrton Senna rode on the Williams sidepod of rival Nigel Mansell at Silverstone.
However, publishing video footage of the moment Webber ran across the track to climb onto the Ferrari,...
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