When confronted with Vettel's earlier comment, Binotto was not at all amused, and countered by stating that the fact the German was leaving the team at the end of the season meant he was being precluded from discussions on the team's future.
He told Sky Italia: "It is in line with his disappointment of not being part of Ferrari in 2021.
"He will no longer give advice for the future. He is working hard, relations are good and the weekend was decent. His race was good, he took a step forward and in Spa he should be in better spirits."
Team-mate Charles Leclerc had an unfortunate outing at the Circuit de Catalunya, retiring from the race with a mechanical failure, and Vettel now moves up to 11th in the drivers' championship, while Ferrari was demoted to fifth in the constructors' championship.
Ferrari is a toxic environment. If you are winning, you walk on water. If not, regardless the cause, they scheme behind your back. Contrast this with Mercedes, where they have a collegial environment that tries to solve problems, not fix blame. And, their respective results reflect it.
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