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Sebastian Vettel 'chickened out' on final F1 qualifying lap in Brazil

Ferrari Formula 1 driver Sebastian Vettel says he "chickened out" on the brakes in his final lap in Brazilian Grand Prix qualifying, as he was pipped to pole by Valtteri Bottas

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