News Details

Vettel thought he was quicker than Leclerc prior to team orders

Sebastian Vettel revealed he expected to be quicker than Charles Leclerc after Ferrari ordered the latter to let the former overtake him during the Chinese Grand Prix. Ferrari swapped its drivers' positions during the race after Leclerc passed Vettel after a great start from the 21-year-old in Shanghai. Ferrari asked Vettel whether he could lap quicker than Leclerc with his team-mate ahead of him, and at the time, the four-time world champion thought he could. But Vettel then apologised after the race for a case of misjudgement on his part. "Sorry for the first stint," Vettel said at the FIA press conference following the race. "I thought I could go quite a bit...
Full Story »
5mo ago from GPBlog.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Leclerc explains reason for ignoring Ferrari orders...

Charles Leclerc says the opportunity to execute a safe overtaking...
5mo ago from GPFans.com

Bottas on pole for Chinese Grand Prix

Photo by: www.kymilman.com/f1 The paddock pundits were chin-stroking...
5mo ago from TheParcFerme.com

Listen: Team orders at Ferrari during Chinese Grand...

Charles Leclerc was forced to let Sebastian Vettel past. Vettel looked...
5mo ago from GPBlog.com

Vettel defends qualifying overtake on Verstappen

Sebastian Vettel said he had no choice but to overtake Red Bull's Max...
5mo ago from PlanetF1.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Zarco replaced by Kallio at KTM for remainder of 2019...

Johann Zarco has been dropped by KTM and will be replaced by Mika Kallio...
15h ago from TheCheckeredFlag...

Maverick Vinales: No excuse for Yamaha traction issues

Maverick Vinales was left to rue continuing traction problems with his M1...
17h ago from MotorsportWeek.c...

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Cristiano Ronaldo reveals he was 'very close' to...

Juventus and Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed that he was very...
3h ago from CaughtOffside.com

Arsenal can't be flexible without genuine tactical...

According to Bernd Leno, Unai Emery remained calm and positive in the...
1h ago from Arseblog.com

Cristiano Ronaldo opens up on failed Arsenal transfer...

Cristiano Ronaldo has opened up on his failed transfer to Arsenal.
2h ago from Express.co.uk

Comments

Advertisements

Hottest News

Advertisements

Recent News

Advertisements

Advertisements

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.