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Vettel: I shouldn't feel ashamed

Sebatian Vettel not ashamed of his spat with Narain Karthikeyan after the Malaysian Grand Prix
Sebastian Vettel says he has nothing to be ashamed of following his spat with Narain Karthikeyan after the Malaysian Grand Prix.

Vettel hit out at the HRT driver after contact between the pair in the closing stages of the race at Sepang left the defending champion outside the points in eleventh place – meaning he failed to score having finished a race for the first time since Spa 2010.

Having referred to Karthikeyan as an 'idiot' in a post-race interview with the BBC, Vettel was then described by the Indian driver as a 'cry baby' – although the HRT man has since said he feels the matter is now behind him.

Vettel however has shown no remorse for his outburt, insisting it was part of the emotion of seeing an opportunity to score points be lost.

"I lost a solid fourth place, so that's obviously disappointing,” he told Bild. Sometimes you let some emotion show, and I don't think someone should be ashamed about that."



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Al Sim - Unregistered

April 04, 2012 4:24 PM

As a double world champion he is a disgrace and should be ashamed, he needs to grow up! and as a punishment he should be made to drive the HRT car for the rest of the season...

Nadal - Unregistered

April 04, 2012 4:32 PM

The real reason vettel is frustrated is because he no longer has a far superior car to the others in the pack and now its down to actual ability he has no chance at the title. Mark Webber is the number 1 driver at red bull, the championship table says it all.



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