Apr.17 (GMM) Fernando Alonso and Mark Webber have rekindled the 'Multi-21' controversy.
When the pair sat down for dinner in Dubai on Tuesday, Spaniard Alonso captured the moment on his phone and posted the photo on Twitter.The caption read: "Dinner with friends in Dubai.."But the significance of the photo may have been realised by some, as a look at the Ferrari driver's Twitter feed now shows that the photo and 'tweet' have been deleted.That, however, wasn't before Webber 're-tweeted' them on his own Twitter feed, @AussieGrit.Although Webber and Alonso were already friends, the pair must have realised the political significance of the photo.At the end of last year's campaign, Webber reportedly defied a Red Bull strategy to help teammate Sebastian Vettel beat Alonso to the 2012 title.Indeed, Webber's own manager Flavio Briatore had observed afterwards: "The only one who helped Ferrari was Webber."The 'Multi-21' affair got its name after Sebastian Vettel defied Red Bull's coded team order to follow Webber to the chequered flag in Malaysia last month.Webber has since been strongly linked with a move for 2014 to Porsche's new prototype Le Mans project.Commenting on the Alonso/Webber photo, British MotoGP commentator Julian Ryder said: "I'm no F1 expert but is (the photo) the best wind up in living memory?"1997 world champion Jacques Villeneuve told Bild: "The (Red Bull) team is paying the price for the negative energy that has developed in the past weeks."At Ferrari it's completely different, with Alonso and Massa in perfect harmony."
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