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Ferrari used me to slow the Renaults – Vettel

Sebastian Vettel believes Ferrari sacrificed his Russian Grand Prix in order to help team-mate Charles Leclerc. Leclerc went on to finish sixth in the race, ahead of Renault driver Esteban Ocon, but behind Daniel Ricciardo, whilst Vettel failed to finish inside the points, eventually winding up 13th. The German had expected a tough race, but believes he could have finished in the points had Ferrari not used him as a 'brake block' to slow the Renaults by delaying his pit stop. 'It was a bit of a boring race as we didn’t have many options in terms of strategy,' Vettel explained after the race. 'My start, from the dirty side of the track, wasn’t ideal and so I couldn’t benefit from...
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