From clueless to cynical: Vettel resigned after the Silverstone Disaster with a lame Ferrari

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From clueless to cynical: Vettel resigned after the Silverstone Disaster with a lame Ferrari
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  • race Live-Ticker: Hamilton will not win bursts spectacularly on three tyres - a Disaster for Vettel and Hulkenberg
  • Hamilton, Bottas and Sainz of the same tyres at the same time

The opponents in Silverstone were about Lewis Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas and Max Verstappen in the Mercedes and Red Bull. Not even in the case of team-mate Charles Leclerc, the four-time world champion was able to keep up.

Instead, the driver from Heppenheim had to fight a duel on the track with Pierre Gasly in the Red Bull B-car AlphaTauri or Esteban Ocon in the Renault. "This was not the most fun race," said Vettel resigned. HIGH TWO/Pool/COLOMBO IMAGES a mechanic screws on the Ferrari of Vettel

Since Friday, the 33-Year-old found "not in rhythm" and had significant problems with the lame Ferrari SF1000. "I don't feel well at all. The whole weekend was like a worm in there. There must be something," he said frustrated. "It's not Yes, that overnight, everything goes backwards."

opponent draw easily to Vettel over

In his last year at Ferrari Vettel has. early on, no chance on his fifth world Cup and degenerates in the dreary midfield completely to the supers Without a podium finish, he is just ten championship points and a disappointing 13. of the standings. imago images/two Grey mediocrity: Vettel hangs between Ocon and Gasly fixed

In Silverstone remains Vettel over many laps behind the Renault of Ocon stuck, and later Pierre Gasly Alexander Albon come almost easily on the red "streaker". "The people around me were just faster and have overtaken me. It was physically not a strenuous race, because I could never attack. I was not allowed to do, what I like so much. We need to find the reason for it," he explains.

Mini-success for Vettel

"I've done hard, and I changed my driving style all the two, three laps, but in the end, I've had very, very little confidence in the car. Every Time I tried to brake a bit later and take more Speed into the curve, I had trouble keeping the car on the track," admits Vettel frustrated.

At the end there is a small Mini-success for the Ferrari drivers. He can Valtteri Bottas, who had to due to a tyre burst in the Box and behind Vettel again came out, holding a round behind. So there is at least one point for the overall standings.

Ferrari has now less than a week's time to find the error in the German. Then the second race on the Silverstone Circuit follows.

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Updated Date: 03 August 2020, 00:26

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