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Vettel ‘didn't understand' Ferrari team orders

Sebastian Vettel wasn't sure what happened with Ferrari's team orders as their race unraveled in Russia. Vettel picked up the tow from team-mate Charles Leclerc at the start, overtaking him into Turn 2 to go from P3 to P1. But with the Ferrari drivers now running one-two, the team then ordered Vettel to allow Leclerc back into the lead, something he refused to do. Leclerc pitted first and was able to undercut Vettel, but the German soon ground to a halt with a suspected MGU-K issue. That Virtual Safety Car period allowed Mercedes to pit Lewis Hamilton and keep him in the lead, with Leclerc ultimately forced to settle for P3 behind Valtteri Bottas as Mercedes recorded a one-two finish,...
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