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Binotto: Pandemic led to decision to drop ‘first choice’ Vettel

Sebastian Vettel Mattia Binotto maintains that Ferrari had intended to re-sign Sebastian Vettel until it had to reconsider its position due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Vettel’s impending exit from Scuderia Ferrari was confirmed in May, with reports at the time claiming that the parties could not agree on remuneration or the length of a new contract. The German claims, however, that he had no discussion about a deal before taking the call from Binotto informing him that his services were no longer required. Vettel said on the eve of this weekend's Austrian Grand Prix that there was “never an offer on the table and therefore, there was no sticking point,” assertions consistent with the...
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