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Jenson Button surprised by Sebastian Vettel's comments that he would go against team orders again in future

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Steve - Unregistered

April 11, 2013 2:24 PM

Well Vettel is screwed. Webber is gonna do everything possible to make sure Vettel doesn't get the better of him again like that. I guarantee the Red Bull's are gonna wreck each other at some point this season now because of this.

Dario - Unregistered

April 11, 2013 2:32 PM

Well said, especially the last part. Hamilton used up most of his fuel, or underfueled, and Rosberg has to pay for it, where they could have just let him past and keep the 3-4 finish.

The turkey - Unregistered

April 11, 2013 2:57 PM

No Red Bull driver has been shot/sacked/fined for disobeying team orders. The whole saga could have been resolved if RBR called them what they really are, "team suggestions" which drivers can ignore at their discretion.

whizzo - Unregistered

April 11, 2013 2:57 PM

Button listened to yourself if team orders were discuss before the race were they discuss Button keep focus on your team . by the way how do you ppl watch racing in this age with the assistance in formula1 you,ll telling me teams can,t calculate fuel how com the race finished and no one ran out of fuel ppl wake up we are getting ROBBED of our money watching set up races.

oldtimer - Unregistered

April 11, 2013 3:41 PM

I'm surprised Buttons's surprised. Vettel is'nt a triple F1 champ for nothing, perhaps Button should take on a more aggressive approach like Vettel because his current one brings him relativly few results. Most F1 champions have been single minded to a huge degree, that's why they become champions, nothing gets in one's way especially Mark Webber.

Pete - Unregistered

April 11, 2013 4:31 PM

I feel sorry for Nico. Hamilton basically used up all his fuel and tires (no surprise on either) and the race was over between those two drivers. Nico was penalized for managing his race and told to hold station. I don't know if that was the car for the Red Bulls, but having the race over between teammates after the last pit stop is a slap in the face of race fans. We want to see a race, not procession.

Bzzzzt - Unregistered

April 11, 2013 4:37 PM

Note that Chris Horner announced that they're doing away with team orders the very instant that Seb said that he wouldn't follow them anyway.

The driver is now bigger than the team.

take it or leave it - Unregistered

April 11, 2013 4:54 PM

Lewis used up all his fuel? Well the odds are if a driver is short fueled due to the team underestimating a drivers race pace then it stands to reason the the naturally quicker driver will have no fuel come race end, dont you think Pete.

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