The "only option" for Vettel and Ferrari to salvage their season

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By: Gary Anderson
Sep 19, 2017, 9:02 PM

Sebastian Vettel's eagerness to keep his Formula 1 rivals behind him at the start of the Singapore GP ended in disaster. But now he needs to show the same aggression for the rest of the season (and hope it sticks) to keep his title hopes alive...

We all thought Bernie Ecclestone's sprinkler system suggestion of six years ago wasn't a feasible idea, but the Singapore Grand Prix showed just what a little rain shower can do to spice up a Formula 1 race.

It also proved the wisdom of the old saying that you can't win a race at the first corner, but you can certainly lose it. Ferrari took that to an extreme, losing it even before the first corner.

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Sebastian Vettel Shop Now
Teams Ferrari Shop Now
Author Gary Anderson
Article type Analysis