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Hakkinen slams Vettel for ignoring team orders

Mika Hakkinen Fellow Formula 1 world champion Mika Hakkinen has criticised Sebastian Vettel for ignoring team orders. Although Red Bull and the German driver have claimed Vettel ultimately decided to let teammate Daniel Ricciardo past in China, initially he answered 'tough luck' when the radio call came. Finn Hakkinen, the now-retired 1998 and 1999 title winner, is unimpressed. 'For Vettel it's an unpleasant surprise that Ricciardo is beating him,' he said, 'but instructions from the team have to be followed. 'Even last year I was surprised by Vettel's behaviour towards his team, and now it goes on,' Hakkinen, obviously referring to the ‘Multi-21′ scandal involving Mark Webber...
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