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Ecclestone backs Vettel in team order controversy

F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone has backed Sebastian Vettel's decisions to disobey team orders at the Malaysian Grand Prix. Vettel caused controversy at the weekend when he overtook team-mate Mark Webber once both drivers had been told to turn down their engines and hold position. But Ecclestone thinks that Vettel was right to take advantage of the situation, telling Sky Sports that he would have done the same. "If I was Sebastian Vettel, having won three world championships for the team, and somebody came on the radio and started giving me instructions, I'd probably do exactly the same as Kimi Raikkonen did when he came back and they gave him some instructions. I'd say, 'I know what I'm...
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