Race stewards insist that Sebastian Vettel overtake was made under yellow-red flags
Controversy continues to rage about lap nine incident
Last Updated: 28/11/12 11:38am
According to Sky F1 pundit Martin Brundle, the Interlagos race stewards deemed the pass to have taken place under the red-yellow flags which warn drivers of slippery conditions.
Had the move been deemed to have occurred when yellow flags were being waved then Vettel's overtake would have been illegal and his title victory could, at least in theory, have been subject to a retrospective appeal.
"I've spoken to Gary Connolly, one of the race stewards, and he has absolutely confirmed that they were red-and-yellow boards," Martin reported.
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