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Why Ferrari is back in business in Brazil

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Why Ferrari is back in business in Brazil
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Nov 16, 2019, 12:20 AM

Amid the undercurrent of accusations over its engine and after a lacklustre weekend last time out in America, Ferrari showed revitalised form in practice for the Brazilian Grand Prix. But can it capitalise on its single-lap pace to beat Mercedes?

Ferrari's missing performance on the straights was the big talking point of the United States Grand Prix two weeks ago, but it was back to business as usual with Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc first and second in Brazilian GP Friday practice.

But it wasn't just the pace that caught the eye, it's how that pace was delivered with GPS data suggesting an advantage of around six tenths of a second on the straight – with some suggesting it was even more.

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Series Formula 1
Event Brazilian GP
Author Edd Straw