At the Bahrain Grand Prix there was again a lot of trouble between Sebastian Vettel and his team-mate Charles Leclerc.
The German is beside himself.
formula 1 *
has had a turbulent weekend.
In addition to the serious accident of
there was again thick air at
is mad at his teammate
Bahrain - The race in the Kingdom of
was one of the most exciting of the season.
The terrible crash of Haas pilot
Romain Grosjean *
overshadowed the day - everything else was rightly in the background.
once again in the headlines - there was again a lot of stress with
Not only because of the disappointing 13th place the German was pissed off.
He was also mad at his teammate, who left him
too little space
Formula 1: Sebastian Vettel attacks Leclerc - because of overtaking maneuvers
Background: After Grosjeans horror crash, the race was restarted.
In the first corner, Leclerc squeezed past Vettel inside.
The Monegasse made up a few places as a result - Vettel, however, had to evade and fell back to 15th place.
he fumed afterwards rage.
"Maybe I should crash him next time," he rumbled towards the box.
"All morning we talk about how we should give each other space, and then the guy sticks into the smallest gap that doesn't exist and speculates that I will make room."
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Formula 1: Sebastian Vettel beside himself - "He can't do that with me"
Subsequently, Vettel refers to a similar incident in
, where the crash occurred.
This time he gave back and paid a heavy price for it.
“In the end, it's exactly the same as in Austria.
If I don't watch more like today, then it bangs again, "said Vettel.
“He just can't do that to me.
He can't pretend I'm invisible. ”He announced that he would seek a conversation with Leclerc.
Formula 1: Leclerc reacts to Vettel's allegations
The teammate (or rather the opponent) commented somewhat meekly about the incident.
“From my side I can only say that it was of course extremely tight.
I made sure he can see me.
You can argue that maybe there wasn't enough space between our cars considering we're on the same team.
But yes - that's it, ”said Leclerc after the race.
Vettel's anger will probably not be too big with a little distance.
He only drives two races in red, the season is already screwed up anyway.
Next week we will
, then finally in
- hopefully without a crash.
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