Booze ban for underage Vettel

2011-05-09 10:40
BOOZE BAN: Sebastian Vettel celebrates as he wins the Turkish Grand Prix.

BOOZE BAN: Sebastian Vettel celebrates as he wins the Turkish Grand Prix.

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Sebastian Vettel was barred from drinking Champagne on the podium as he celebrated winning Sunday's 2011 Turkish Formula 1 GP.

British newspapers The Sun and the Sunday Mirror reported that the championship leader was told he must resist drinking the bubbly because Turkey's new alcohol age limit is 24 - and he is only 23.

"It had been said in the drivers' briefing.  The law is 24," confirmed Red Bull team boss Christian Horner.

The alcohol advertising ban in Turkey also meant teams had to remove some logos from their cars, such as Sauber's usual Tequila sponsor.

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