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Vettel blasts Safety Car timing - Whiting responds

Sebastian Vettel believes the deployment of the safety car in yesterday's Chinese Grand Prix was done too late, but FIA race director Charlie Whiting defended the timing. Whiting called for a safety car neutralization of Sunday's race following a collision between Toro Rosso drivers Brendon Hartley and Pierre Gasly that left debris on the track. The safety car was called out on the track on lap 35, moments after Valtteri Bottas and Sebastien Vettel - who were leading the race at that point - had passed the pit entry. The timing was a setback for both drivers while Red Bull rivals Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen were able to pit for fresh tyres and gain a significant advantage. While...
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