News Details

Vettel chafes after orders to let Ricciardo pass

Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel smarted on Sunday after being told for the second race in a row to let Red Bull teammate Daniel Ricciardo overtake because the Australian was faster. Ricciardo finished fourth in the Chinese Grand Prix with quadruple champion Vettel, winner of the last nine races of 2013, in fifth. Vettel sounded reluctant to comply when he received the radio instruction on the 24th lap, replying 'tough luck'. Ricciardo went past on lap 27 and ended the race more than 20 seconds ahead of Vettel and with Ferrari's third-placed Fernando Alonso in his sights. Another lap and he might have overtaken the Spaniard. "Obviously he's going to challenge them, he's a...
Full Story »
1y ago from SuperSport.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Vettel reluctant to let Ricciardo pass but eventually...

Sebastian Vettel with race engineer Guillaume Rocquelin Formula 1 world...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Ricciardo doesn't want conflict as Vettel ignores team

Tensions could soon flare in the Red Bull camp after Sebastian Vettel...
1y ago from TheF1Times.com

Ricciardo: I'm sure Seb won't be happy!

Red Bull/Getty Images Daniel Ricciardo joked that Red Bull team-mate...
1y ago from F1Zone.net

'Tough luck' for Ricciardo as Vettel defies team orders

Sebastian Vettel had to suffer the ignobility after he was instructed by...
1y ago from F1Pulse.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

Rossi smashes another record

Current MotoGP World Championship leader Valentino Rossi has broken Angel...
14h ago from MotoGP.com

Bradl replaces Melandri at Gresini Aprilia for the...

Former Moto2 champion Stefan Bradl will compete in the remaining nine...
11h ago from BikeSportNews.com

Bradl joins Aprilia for remainder of 2015

– German rider Stefan Bradl has joined Aprilia for the remainder of...
12h ago from GPUpdate.net

Bradl released from contract by Forward Yamaha

Troubled MotoGP team Forward Yamaha have released rider Stefan Bradl from...
1d ago from BikeSportNews.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Dixon Dominates in Record Breaking Fashion at Mid-Ohio

Spectacular weather, hillsides packed with fans, what better time is...

Dixon dominates, takes Mid-Ohio pole

– Scott Dixon thought he had broken the Mid-Ohio lap record in Q2...
5h ago from GPUpdate.net

Mid-Ohio: Qualifying results

Dixon clinches pole honours at Mid-Ohio Qualifying times Round 1 - Group...
5h ago from Crash.net

Mid-Ohio: Practice 3 results

Dixon blasts clear of the rest in final practice Practice 3 times 1....
9h ago from Crash.net

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Lappi in comfort zone at head of WRC 2

Finn heads Skoda team-mate Tidemand
8h ago from WRC.com

More disappointment for Meeke in Finland

It was the third incident in as many rallies for Meeke, who also crashed...
7h ago from WRC.com

SS16: Meeke crashes out of third

Heavy rain makes gravel roads treacherous
11h ago from WRC.com

Rally Finland Day 2: Latvala deals fearsome blows to...

Jari-Matti Latvala strengthened his grip on Rally Finland with an...
10h ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Manchester United could threaten Chelsea and City, but...

Manchester United could threaten Chelsea and City, but Watford should be...
3h ago from DailyMail.co.uk

Roy Keane: 'Arsenal prefer selfies over Premier League...

Manchester United legend Roy Keane has claimed that a number of Arsenal...
3h ago from SportsMole.co.uk

Blow for Arsenal as Real Madrid close in on midfield...

Long term Arsenal target William Carvalho is being lined up for a...
10h ago from FootballFancast....

Arsene Wenger tips Mesut Ozil to be Arsenal's star...

ON the face of it today's Community Shield curtain raiser would appear to...
4h ago from Express.co.uk

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Hottest News

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.