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Chinese GP, F1's 1,000th race: Vettel to be given priority over Leclerc

Sebastian Vettel will continue to be given priority as Ferrari's number one driver, team boss Mattia Binotto says. The policy had been questioned after team-mate Charles Leclerc dominated the Bahrain Grand Prix until a late engine problem cost him a maiden victory. During the race, Leclerc ignored a team order to stay behind Vettel. Binotto said Vettel's four years at Ferrari meant he would be prioritised "if there is any 50-50 situation where we need to take a decision". Binotto added: "He won four championships and certainly for us he's the driver who has most probability to challenge for the title." But Binotto, who took over as team principal at the start of this...
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