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The Red Bull-era weakness that is still plaguing Vettel

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The Red Bull-era weakness that is still plaguing Vettel
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Jul 16, 2019, 9:17 AM

As Sebastian Vettel suffered another high-profile mistake at Silverstone, his young Ferrari team-mate was impressing once more at the sharp end. Our technical expert explains a flaw Vettel showed at Red Bull, and how it is rearing its ugly head again.

Charles Leclerc again put Ferrari teammate Sebastian Vettel to shame during the British Grand Prix weekend at Silverstone. Leclerc was faster all weekend, and it was Vettel that made a big error and drop-kicked Max Verstappen into the gravel while trying to reclaim third place.

The catalogue of Vettel mistakes is getting longer and longer and this was just another that simply didn't need to happen. He must address this immediately, otherwise even the hope of finishing third in the drivers' championship will be long gone given Verstappen is 13 points ahead of Vettel, and Leclerc is just three points further back.

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Series Formula 1
Event British GP
Drivers Sebastian Vettel Shop Now
Teams Scuderia Ferrari
Author Gary Anderson