Red Bull will have EUR 25,000 less in its coffers for the championship party in Abu Dhabi, after the FIA toasted Sebastian Vettel's title win on Sunday with a penalty.
The German was fined and reprimanded after breaking 'parc ferme' protocols and doing donuts on the front straight when he secured his fourth consecutive world title by winning in India.
But the FIA said it only decided against levying an even harsher penalty "due to the special circumstance".
Vettel, of course, had equalled the feats of Alain Prost (4), Juan Manuel Fangio (5) and Michael Schumacher (7), who all also won at least four titles.
"Phew," Vettel said, puffing his cheeks out in emotion, when...
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