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Mattia Binotto defends Ferrari team order as Leclerc's race compromised

Chinese Grand Prix – Ferrari team boss Mattia Binotto says he understands Charles Leclerc's frustrations after team orders compromised his race in China. Charles Leclerc made the better start to the Chinese GP by jumping ahead of Sebastian Vettel when the lights went out, moving up to P3. However, he wasn't able to pull away from Vettel and, initially, it looked as though he was actually holding up his experienced teammate. He was instructed to speed up, before then being told to move aside to allow Vettel to try pursuing the escaping Mercedes drivers. Leclerc did cede position, albeit while protesting that the team were still in tyre saving mode, but it quickly became clear that it...
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