Formula One: Sebastian Vettel laughs off cheating allegations

Asked about the allegation on Thursday, Vettel laughed and joked that even a forecast typhoon in southern Korea on race day will not be able to stop him winning because "since we have traction control, it doesn't matter so much".

updated: October 03, 2013 14:29 IST
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Yeongam, South Korea: Sebastian Vettel is laughing off allegations that Red Bull is using illegal traction control to gain a big advantage on its rivals.

The German has a 60-point lead in the Formula One championship standings heading into this weekend's Korean Grand Prix and appears headed toward a fourth straight title.

His huge speed advantage in the previous race in Singapore prompted former F1 team boss Giancarlo Minardi to allege Red Bull is using banned traction control to gain a cornering-speed advantage.

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