Vettel ignored team orders during Malaysian GP?

Sebastian Vettel may have won the Malaysian Grand Prix but it appears that he has some explaining to do.

Vettel’s team-mate Mark Webber led most of the race however the German driver overtook his team-mate late on. According to Webber after the last pit stop, he was told by the team that the race was over and he just needed to bring the car home. However it appears that his team-mate chose to continue to fight for the race win.

“After the last pit stop the team told me that they race was over and we turn the engines down and we go to the end,” Webber explained. “I won the race as well but in the end the team made a decision – we always say before the race, ‘Look after the tyres and get the car to the end’.

“In the end, Seb made his own decisions today. He will have protection as usual and that’s the way it goes,” Webber added.

A radio message to Vettel at the end of the race said, “You looked like you wanted it bad enough but there will be some explaining to do.”

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