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F1 blames Vettel for reduced viewing figures

Red Bull and Sebastian Vettel's domination of Formula 1 in 2013 was the primary cause for a reduced television audience, according to an official report. The 2013 Global Media Report published by F1's commercial division revealed that the sport suffered a drop of over 50 million viewers when compared to 2012. Bernie Ecclestone blamed the fall on Vettel winning the championship before the end of the season, but added that a smaller calendar also contributed. "Last season our global audience was 450 million viewers, a decrease compared to 2012, although not an unexpected one," he said. "The less-than-competitive nature of the final few rounds, culminating in the championship...
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