Vettel to meet with Todt over F1 criticism
4 April 2014 – Sebastian Vettel is set to meet with FIA President Jean Todt at the Bahrain Grand Prix, after the reigning quadruple World Champion's recent, controversial remarks about the current state of Formula 1.
In the run up to last week's Malaysia event, Vettel described the sound of the sport's new turbocharged 1.6-litre V6 power units as "s**t", claiming that a key element has been lost as a result of the regulation changes.
With Todt unhappy about Vettel's choice of words, the Frenchman wrote a letter to the Red Bull driver earlier this week, and the pair are now expected to meet in the Bahrain paddock to discuss their feelings face-to-face.
"It's fairly normal to have a meeting after a couple of races," Vettel said of the upcoming discussion.
"Mr. Todt is coming here, so it makes sense to use the opportunity to talk about many things."
Red Bull team boss Christian Horner has defended Vettel, arguing that he is entitled to an opinion.