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Horner defends Vettel after terse radio message

– Red Bull Team Principal Christian Horner has defended the actions of World Champion Sebastian Vettel during the Chinese Grand Prix. Vettel was running ahead of team-mate Daniel Ricciardo during the middle stint of the race and was asked to allow the Australian to pass him. When Vettel enquired further and was informed that Ricciardo was on identical but fresher Medium tyres, he replied "tough luck." Vettel was consequently passed by Ricciardo shortly afterwards but Horner defended his driver. "He's going to challenge them because he's a racer and the guys want to race each other," Horner told Sky Sports. "We were looking at a different strategy and then he...
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