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Vettel blamed for poor Hockenheim turnout

Sutton Images Enlarge Sebastian Vettel has been blamed for the poor turnout at his home grand prix following negative comments made earlier in the season about F1's new V6 turbo era. After three consecutive rounds in front of capacity crowds in Canada, Austria and Great Britain, just 52,000 people turned up to watch the German Grand Prix on Sunday - down 30% from the attendance in 2012. Circuit adviser Katja Heim thinks Vettel, who memorably labelled the sound of the new engines "shit" in March, should bear some of the blame for the poor turnout due to the influence he has over German fans. "It certainly didn't really help that Sebastian in his frustration about the new...
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