Sebastian Vettel criticised coverage of Ferrari's ongoing team orders controversy after he benefited at the expense of teammate Charles Leclerc to take the final podium spot at the Chinese Grand Prix. Ferrari have issued team orders to Leclerc in every race so far this season, with Vettel having been given pre-season "priority" over the newcomer.
Leclerc caused a stir when he defied a team order to remain behind Vettel in Bahrain, overtaking his team-mate for a race lead which was taken away from him cruelly by an engine fault.
However, it was different in China as Leclerc ceded third place to Vettel, having jumped him off the line, only to struggle to keep pace with Mercedes.
Once ahead, Vettel also could not hold onto the Silver Arrows, with Lewis Hamilton leading their third one-two finish from as many races this year.
Pressed on the decision-making inside Ferrari, Vettel was quick to turn his attention to the reporting surrounding the issue.
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