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German GP organiser blames Vettel for poor turnout

Sebastian Vettel must take some of the blame for the lack of fans at the German Grand Prix, not because of his recent dominance - which now seems to be a thing of the past - but because of his negative comments. Following sell-out crowds at the last three races in Canada, Austria and Briton, the German race saw just 52,000 people turn up on Sunday, down 30 per cent on 2012 according to circuit adviser Katja Heim. His recent negative comments about the sport, particularly one in which he labelled the sound of the new engines "shit" has turned German fans away, reckons Heim. "It certainly didn't really help that Sebastian in his frustration about the new F1 and his car gave...
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