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Horner defends Vettel over swearing

Red Bull team boss Christian Horner has defended Sebastian Vettel's use of a swear word to criticise the sound of Formula 1's new engines. Horner said that he had not been contacted by Jean Todt, president of governing body the FIA, who is reported to be unhappy about Vettel's remarks. 'No-one's spoken to me about it over the weekend. He should be applauded for saying what he thinks,' Horner said. The FIA denied Todt had warned Vettel about using bad language in public. However, the Frenchman wrote to all drivers in November 2012 warning them not to swear in media interviews, after both Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen did so live on television on the podium after that year's Abu Dhabi Grand...
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