Why Vettel only has himself to blame for Singapore title blow

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The Singapore Grand Prix should have been one of Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari's best opportunities to inflict damage on Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes in the title battle. Instead Vettel shot himself in the foot…

"Your guess is as good as mine," was Lewis Hamilton's downbeat response, a few hours after qualifying fifth, when asked how he intended to limit the damage Sebastian Vettel would inflict on him in the Singapore Grand Prix.

 Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes AMG F1

Photo by: Andrew Hone / LAT Images

But there is a flip side to the damage limitation coin, which Ferrari learned to its cost in the race.

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Series Formula 1
Event Singapore GP
Track Singapore Street Circuit
Article type Commentary