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The signs from pre-season testing suggested Ferrari would take the fight to Mercedes in 2019, but the reality has been markedly different. Much of that can be blamed on Ferrari missing opportunities, as this alternate reality makes clear.
Mercedes is dominating the 2019 Formula 1 season and there's nothing anyone can do about it. Ferrari could have, but it's just fluffed its lines too many times.
After 12 races, Ferrari is somehow winless in 2019 while Mercedes has triumphed 10 times. It's the F1 equivalent of a football team creating plenty of clear-cut chances, yet losing 4-0. Or a tennis player getting in plenty of class shots, but finding themselves at two sets, five games and 0-40 down and their opponent serving for the match.
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