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Test confirms Vettel's worst fears

Already concerned that the thinner treaded tyres Pirelli introduced in Spain were a bid by Pirelli to aid Mercedes, in particular, and also Red Bull, as the two continued to struggle with over-heating, both having suffered in pre-season testing, the poor pace of the Ferrari compared to its rivals did little to dispel the suspicion. However, back-to-back testing of the different treaded tyres yesterday, convinced Sebastian Vettel that his team's issues on Sunday did not lie with the tyres. 'It's pretty straightforward,' said the German. 'Obviously you don't get the chance to revisit these kind of decisions that are made, but we did it today and the result is that if we had had the normal...
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