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Vettel denies ignoring team orders

SHANGHAI, April 20, 2014 (AFP) - World champion Sebastian Vettel denied sparking another Red Bull team orders row after he appeared to ignore an instruction during the Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday. Vettel grumpily replied, "Tough luck" when told to yield to his team-mate Daniel Ricciardo, who was closing fast in fifth, after the first round of pitstops. Ricciardo eventually passed two laps later and finished fourth, 21 seconds ahead of Vettel in fifth. Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton was the winner. But despite his initial reaction, Vettel insisted he did give way to Ricciardo when he realised the Australian had more pace. "I did move over,"...
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