Vettel: Suzuka race result secondary

Sebastian Vettel says the end result of Sunday afternoon’s Japanese Grand Prix was secondary following Jules Bianchi’s accident.

Bianchi struck a recovery vehicle, working to clear away Adrian Sutil’s Sauber from a previous incident, in the closing stages of the race.

The Marussia driver was later transferred to hospital unconscious.

Vettel finished the race in third position, but voiced the feeling of the entire Formula 1 paddock that the on track action was insignificant.

“Everything that happened with the racing on track is secondary, one of us is in a bad shape and we don’t yet know how he is,” Vettel explained.

“Jules had a bad accident and we hope to have some very good news, very soon. Not knowing what’s going on feels terrible, I think all the drivers really feel with him, as we know how difficult and slippery it was today.”

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