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Vettel apologises after ignoring team orders

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Sebastian Vettel pulled no punches Sunday in a grovelling apology for unfairly overtaking Red Bull team-mate Mark Webber to win the Malaysian Grand Prix, bluntly admitting: "I f***ed up." 

Red Bull driver Mark Webber of Australia (right) leads his teammate Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany during the Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix in Sepang on March 24, 2013. Vettel incensed team-mate Webber Sunday as he pulled off a risky overtaking move to snatch victory in a pulsating but contentious Grand Prix.

The frank statement, during a tense press conference featuring both drivers, did little to appease the emotional Webber, who led into the closing stages and had been told by his team that he could cruise to victory with Vettel second.

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