Someone should remind him that you slow down first, then have a look around!
https://www.motorsport.com/f1/news/vett ... g/3198181/
"I think there should be common sense with the rules that we have," said the Ferrari driver. "I think lining out 27.7 seconds precisely as not complying with the rules I think is wrong.
"I think I slowed down, I had a good look around at what was going on. The rules are clear so we know.
"It is the first time we had this in the wet, where the target is a lot slower, so literally you have to stop to 40-50km/h to bring down the delta, which probably I should do next time.
"But in my opinion that is not the right thing. If there is a car right behind you, it might run into you. But it is more important you don't get a penalty."
Vettel said he explained to the stewards that he had seen the red flag when it came out, and he reacted once he had checked there was no danger.
"They [the stewards] were very specific, saying I took 27.7 seconds to slow down," he explained.
"I saw the red flag, I slowed down, I had a look around where the car was potentially stuck in the wall or if there was one around Turn 9 or 10. Then I slowed down significantly to comply with the rules.
"They found it too long. I think it was straightforward.
"On top of it there might have been an issue with the timing, the system. I don't know. So...I slowed down."