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Vettel: Verstappen not aware of Q3 push

Sebastian Vettel has defended his strategy to overtake Max Verstappen while preparing for the final run in Q3 of qualifying by explaining he was forced to push on after fearing he would be caught out by the end of the session. The Ferrari driver was in the middle of the train of drivers on an out lap preparing for the final Q3 lap at the Chinese Grand Prix but was warned he would be timed out in the session if he didn’t speed up to start the lap before the chequered flag. As a result, Vettel went around the outside of Verstappen in the Red Bull at the penultimate corner, unsettling the Dutch driver, before both Renault drivers also passed Verstappen in the run to the final corner which...
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