The hidden fallout of Vettel's actions

The hidden fallout of Vettel's actions

Sebastian Vettel's decision to ignore his boss's orders during the Malaysian Grand Prix may have more obscure repercussions than just a disappointed team, argues Dieter Rencken

Although the sporting and intra-team ramifications of Sebastian Vettel's decision to race for his own account on Sunday in Malaysia run indelibly deep, Red Bull has been equally wounded at the political level, for rival team bosses have had their suspicions confirmed that no single person calls the shots – save, perhaps, for Red Bull founder Dietrich Mateschitz.

When the Austrian is immediately contactable from the pitwall, that is…

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