Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel says he's sorry about the fuss about his swearing. He also says don't be so sensitive.
Vettel, the championship points leaders with two races to go, is seeking his third consecutive Formula One title this week at the U.S. Grand Prix. Vettel caused a stir last week after the race in Abu Dhabi when he and winner Kimi Raikkonen cursed during live television interviews.
Formula One officials sent a letter to the teams reminding them that such language ''has no place'' during media events and brings bad publicity to world's most popular motorsport series.
Formula One may be trying to appease an American viewers who are often sensitive about profanity on television and broadcasters who could be fined by federal regulators. In NASCAR, drivers can be fined or lose points for swearing in live interviews.
''I think if you are sensitive you should watch, I don't know, some kids' program,'' Vettel said Thursday. ''You have the remote control in your hand, so...