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The champions-predicted for 2019, Ferrari, got it completely wrong at the Australian Grand Prix, from the technical to the sporting.
Mattia Binotto felt it was “wiser to take no chances” in Melbourne, leading to Ferrari’s call to issue team orders for Charles Leclerc not to attack Sebastian Vettel.
Sebastian Vettel reckons the only reason he even got close to Lewis Hamilton during the Australian GP was because the “bored” driver was “playing” around.
Charles Leclerc’s number two status at Ferrari is already in effect after being told not to challenge team-mate Sebastian Vettel.
Ferrari principal Mattia Binotto claims that Ferrari didn’t get the balance of their car right after a poor Australian GP showing.
Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari were left scratching their heads over their lack of pace in Sunday’s Australian GP which left the driver down in fourth place.
Lewis Hamilton’s dominance in qualifying for the Australian Grand Prix continued on Saturday as he bagged a sixth successive pole position in Melbourne.
Sebastian Vettel was “certainly surprised” with Mercedes’ dominance in qualifying as he had to settle for a P3 start in Australia.
Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas and Sebastian Vettel dissect the first qualifying session of the 2019 season.
Lewis Hamilton claimed the practice hat-trick for the Australian Grand Prix in a FP3 session that saw no respite for Williams.
The long wait is over and F1 is finally back for 2019 with the season-opening Australian Grand Prix Albert Park in Melbourne.
Sebastian Vettel says Mercedes look in a league of their own after he finished free practice 0.873s behind Lewis Hamilton’s P1 time.
All the talk in the build up to Melbourne was of Ferrari being the team to beat, however, in Friday’s first practice that proved to be Mercedes.
Formula 1’s decision to award a point for the fastest lap could “unlock some strange scenarios”, but according to Robert Kubica they won’t affect Williams – “at least for now”.
Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel took centre stage in Thursday’s Australian GP press conference with the latter declaring “we are all hunters and all hunted” as the new F1 season begins.
Neither Sebastian Vettel nor Lewis Hamilton are guaranteed top dog status at their teams this year, both insisting their team-mates are “free to race” them.
Sebastian Vettel has remembered Charlie Whiting as a “racer” and “just a very nice guy” following the death of the FIA race director.
You know the new season is just around the corner when Sebastian Vettel has his car name to share with everyone.
Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel are the highest earners in Formula 1 after the driver salaries were revealed by The Mirror.
Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel is unsure whether the new 2019 wings will lead to major improvments in overtaking.
Sebastian Vettel says he has no plans to retire, he still wants that first World title as a Ferrari driver.
Billing the wheel rim failure that pitched Sebastian Vettel hard into the barrier in testing as an “unlucky situation”, Ferrari will continue to investigate the issue.
Sebastian Vettel believes Ferrari protege Mick Schumacher will learn more by driving in his own way.
Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto has stressed that Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc are “free to fight” in 2019.
Ferrari have called a premature end to their pre-season testing after an electrical problem halted Sebastian Vettel on Friday afternoon.
It is “completely wrong” to claim Ferrari have the fastest car on the grid; that’s according to Scuderia team boss Mattia Binotto.
The good news for Ferrari is that their SF90 appears to be the car to beat; the bad news is that it is not the most reliable.
Sebastian Vettel surpassed team-mate Charles Leclerc’s table-topping time from yesterday by 0.010s with only half of the day gone.
Sebastian Vettel’s younger brother, Fabian, will be driving for Mercedes in the ADAC GT Masters series for 2019.
Ferrari have revealed that it was a “rim issue” that caused Sebastian Vettel to crash during testing on Wednesday.