F1 » Ecclestone: Vettel correct to ignore team orders


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I think Bernie is wrong, very wrong. I am all for wheel to wheel racing, even with your team-mate as long as you don't wipe him out in the process (as Seb did in Turkey 2010). So I get that part. It's what fans want to see and it's exciting. But, that reason alone does not make what Vettel did right. I also think Bernies reaction would be totally different had Webber passed Vettel, or blamed Webber if there had been a collision between the two. Vettel is Benies golden boy, that's plain to see. Here's why it was wrong for those that can't figure this out... In F1 you are part of a team and no driver is bigger than the team. Red Bull gave Seb his contract and pay his wages. Horner, soft and weak as he is, is still Sebs boss and he calls the shots. Bernie said it was too early for team orders. That statement alone shows that Bernie lacks an understanding of what the team orders were for. Well he is getting on the poor lad. These were not team orders to help one driver out in a



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