F1 title turnarounds to give Vettel hope

F1 title turnarounds to give Vettel hope

Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel finds himself 28 points down on Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton after a dramatic Singapore Grand Prix, with only six rounds remaining. GPUpdate.net looks back at some of the biggest title turnarounds in F1 history, referencing the deficits with the same number of races left to run. Read more…

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  1. Wednesday 20 September 2017

  2. F1 title turnarounds to give Vettel hope 15:12

    F1 title turnarounds to give Vettel hope

    Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel finds himself 28 points down on Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton after a dramatic Singapore Grand Prix, with only six rounds…

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  3. Sunday 17 September 2017

  4. Räikkönen: Pointless to blame anybody 17:24

    Räikkönen: Pointless to blame anybody

    Ferrari's Kimi Räikkönen has backed the decision of the stewards not to apportion blame for the opening lap collision at the Singapore Grand…

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  5. No further action over first-lap incident 16:52

    No further action over first-lap incident

    No further action has been taken over the first-lap incident involving Ferrari drivers Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Räikkönen and Red Bull's Max Verstappen at…

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  6. Horner: Verstappen critics need eye test 16:14

    Horner: Verstappen critics need eye test

    Red Bull team boss Christian Horner says anybody who blames Max Verstappen for the first-lap drama at the Singapore Grand Prix "needs their eyes…

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  7. Start clash to be investigated post-race 13:38

    Start clash to be investigated post-race

    Stewards at the Singapore Grand Prix will conduct a post-race investigation into the dramatic start crash at the Marina Bay Street Circuit, which eliminated…

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  8. Saturday 16 September 2017

  9. Räikkönen 'far from comfortable' in qualifying 17:53

    Räikkönen 'far from comfortable' in qualifying

    Ferrari driver Kimi Räikkönen conceded he felt "far from comfortable" during qualifying for the Singapore Grand Prix as he wound up in fourth…

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  10. Friday 15 September 2017

  11. Vettel: Ferrari went in the wrong direction 19:16

    Vettel: Ferrari went in the wrong direction

    Sebastian Vettel has admitted that Ferrari went in the wrong direction with its approach during Friday practice in Singapore and needs to improve before…

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  12. Sunday 3 September 2017

  13. Räikkönen almost spun a few times in race 16:51

    Räikkönen almost spun a few times in race

    Kimi Räikkönen says he came close to spinning through Parabolica on several occasions as he and Ferrari struggled for performance at the Italian Grand…

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  14. Ricciardo 'had blinkers on' for Räikkönen pass 15:43

    Ricciardo 'had blinkers on' for Räikkönen pass

    Daniel Ricciardo says he "had blinkers on" as he completed his recovery from 16th to fourth in the Italian Grand Prix with a bold move on Kimi…

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  15. Saturday 2 September 2017

  16. Vettel mystified by Ferrari's pace deficit in wet 19:15

    Vettel mystified by Ferrari's pace deficit in wet

    Formula 1 title leader Sebastian Vettel admitted he was left surprised by his and Ferrari's deficit to its rivals in wet conditions as he qualified only eighth…

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  17. Friday 1 September 2017

  18. Vettel says 'a little bit missing' for Ferrari 17:28

    Vettel says 'a little bit missing' for Ferrari

    Sebastian Vettel believes Ferrari still has to make gains to operate on a level playing field with Mercedes at the Italian Grand Prix, having trailed its rivals…

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  19. Monday 28 August 2017

  20. Räikkönen labels stop/go penalty 'pointless' 08:31

    Räikkönen labels stop/go penalty 'pointless'

    Kimi Räikkönen says his 10-second stop/go penalty for a yellow flag breach during the Belgian Grand Prix was "pointless" and doubts that many of his rivals…

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  21. Sunday 27 August 2017

  22. Räikkönen, Pérez pick up penalty points 17:25

    Räikkönen, Pérez pick up penalty points

    Ferrari driver Kimi Räikkönen and Force India's Sergio Pérez have picked up penalty points for separate regulation breaches during Sunday afternoon's Belgian…

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  23. Saturday 26 August 2017

  24. Räikkönen: No 'stories' behind Vettel tow 15:45

    Räikkönen: No 'stories' behind Vettel tow

    Kimi Räikkönen has made clear that a mistake on his final Q3 run was behind him giving a tow to team-mate Sebastian Vettel, rather than being instructed to do…

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  25. Räikkönen sets rapid pace in final practice 11:02

    Räikkönen sets rapid pace in final practice

    Kimi Räikkönen posted the fastest ever lap at Spa-Francorchamps to lead Saturday's final practice session for the Belgian Grand Prix, as Sebastian Vettel…

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  26. Friday 25 August 2017

  27. Räikkönen fastest on F1's return to action 10:35

    Räikkönen fastest on F1's return to action

    Kimi Räikkönen topped the timesheets as Formula 1 returned to action at the Belgian Grand Prix, though Lewis Hamilton put his Mercedes between the Ferraris…

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  28. Thursday 24 August 2017

  29. Räikkönen hopes 'best team-mate' Vettel stays 14:51

    Räikkönen hopes 'best team-mate' Vettel stays

    Kimi Räikkönen says he hopes "best team-mate" Sebastian Vettel renews his Ferrari contract for 2018, in the wake of the Finn's retention earlier this…

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  30. Video: Räikkönen meets fans in Helsinki 13:36

    Video: Räikkönen meets fans in Helsinki

    Kimi Räikkönen greets fans in Helsinki during a sponsor event with Ferrari team partner Santander.

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  31. Tuesday 22 August 2017

  32. 17:02

    Gallery: Räikkönen at Santander Helsinki event

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  33. Ferrari keeps Räikkönen for 2018 season 11:29

    Ferrari keeps Räikkönen for 2018 season

    Ferrari has announced that Kimi Räikkönen will continue to race with the team in Formula 1 next season, ending speculation over his future, though team-mate…

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  34. Thursday 17 August 2017

  35. Ferrari hopeful of avoiding turbo penalties 10:08

    Ferrari hopeful of avoiding turbo penalties

    Ferrari is hopeful of avoiding power unit-related penalties over the second half of the season, despite both its drivers being on the limit with…

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  36. Monday 14 August 2017

  37. Räikkönen adamant he still 'has the speed' 14:20

    Räikkönen adamant he still 'has the speed'

    Ferrari's Kimi Räikkönen insists that he still "has the speed" to compete at the front of the Formula 1 field, despite a mixed opening half to the 2017…

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  38. Tuesday 8 August 2017

  39. Mid-season review: Ferrari back in the game 08:56

    Mid-season review: Ferrari back in the game

    GPUpdate.net continues its mid-season review series by analysing Ferrari's return to title contention, with Sebastian Vettel challenging for a fifth crown…

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  40. Friday 4 August 2017

  41. Räikkönen gesture up for Laureus award 11:56

    Räikkönen gesture up for Laureus award

    Kimi Räikkönen's gesture to a crying fan at the Spanish Grand Prix is in the running for the 'Best Sporting Moment of the Year' at the Laureus World Sports…

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  42. Ferrari hints at unchanged 2018 line-up 07:28

    Ferrari hints at unchanged 2018 line-up

    Ferrari has suggested that it will continue to field Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Räikkönen in Formula 1 next year, with an announcement expected at the Italian…

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  43. Monday 31 July 2017

  44. Ferrari praises 'true team player' Räikkönen 15:02

    Ferrari praises 'true team player' Räikkönen

    Ferrari team boss Maurizio Arrivabene has heaped praise on Kimi Räikkönen for being a "true team player" at the Hungarian Grand Prix, as he completed a 1-2…

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  45. Sunday 30 July 2017

  46. Räikkönen rues Q3 error after missing win 15:55

    Räikkönen rues Q3 error after missing win

    Ferrari's Kimi Räikkönen was left to lament the error he made on his final qualifying lap after suffering a narrow defeat to team-mate Sebastian Vettel at the…

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  47. Saturday 29 July 2017

  48. Räikkönen 'threw away' pole with Q3 error 14:37

    Räikkönen 'threw away' pole with Q3 error

    Kimi Räikkönen feels that he "threw away" his chances of taking pole position for the Hungarian Grand Prix with an error on his final Q3 lap. Räikkönen…

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  49. Wednesday 26 July 2017

  50. Pirelli concludes tests on Räikkönen's tyre 18:41

    Pirelli concludes tests on Räikkönen's tyre

    Pirelli has concluded its tests into the cause of Kimi Räikkönen's failure at the British Grand Prix, explaining that "no issues have emerged connected with…

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  51. Friday 21 July 2017

  52. Pirelli analysis ongoing over Räikkönen tyre 16:24

    Pirelli analysis ongoing over Räikkönen tyre

    Pirelli has confirmed that a slow puncture caused Sebastian Vettel's failure during last weekend's British Grand Prix, but that further investigations are…

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  53. Monday 17 July 2017

  54. Pirelli expecting answers 'in a few days' 07:32

    Pirelli expecting answers 'in a few days'

    Formula 1 tyre supplier Pirelli says it hopes to understand the causes of Kimi Räikkönen and Sebastian Vettel's failures at the British Grand Prix "in a few…

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  55. Sunday 16 July 2017

  56. Pirelli: Ferrari tyre issues 'totally different' 16:50

    Pirelli: Ferrari tyre issues 'totally different'

    Pirelli says the tyre issues suffered by Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Räikkönen in the closing stages of the British Grand Prix were "totally…

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  57. Räikkönen: Ferrari lacking to Mercedes 15:50

    Räikkönen: Ferrari lacking to Mercedes

    Kimi Räikkönen says Ferrari "didn't have enough speed" compared to Mercedes, as he trailed Lewis Hamilton, prior to late tyre drama at the British Grand…

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  58. Saturday 15 July 2017

  59. Vettel sure Ferrari can pressure Hamilton 14:50

    Vettel sure Ferrari can pressure Hamilton

    Sebastian Vettel hopes he and Ferrari team-mate Kimi Räikkönen can use the advantage of two cars at the sharp end of the grid to put pole-sitter Lewis…

    F1
  60. Friday 14 July 2017

  61. F1 title contenders take on fresh engines 12:00

    F1 title contenders take on fresh engines

    Both Mercedes and Ferrari drivers have had new engines fitted to their respective cars for this weekend's British Grand Prix at Silverstone. Lewis Hamilton…

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  62. Thursday 13 July 2017

  63. Räikkönen: My F1 future is up to Ferrari 17:47

    Räikkönen: My F1 future is up to Ferrari

    Kimi Räikkönen says his Formula 1 future is dependent on Ferrari, but believes he is in a "normal situation", as he strives to remain with the team for…

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  64. Sunday 9 July 2017

  65. Räikkönen 'too far behind' for recovery 16:34

    Räikkönen 'too far behind' for recovery

    Kimi Räikkönen accepted he was "too far behind" the leaders in order to recover lost ground, having struggled during the early stages of the Austrian Grand…

    F1
  66. Friday 7 July 2017

  67. Vettel confident Baku pace deficit a 'one-off' 15:29

    Vettel confident Baku pace deficit a 'one-off'

    Sebastian Vettel is confident that Ferrari's deficit to Mercedes during qualifying for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix was a "one-off", after a close first day of…

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  68. Monday 3 July 2017

  69. Video: Räikkönen's 'cool' present for Vettel 11:44

    Video: Räikkönen's 'cool' present for Vettel

    Kimi Räikkönen sends a 'cool' gift to Ferrari team-mate Sebastian Vettel on his 30th birthday.

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  70. Monday 26 June 2017

  71. Räikkönen perplexed by Bottas' approach 08:36

    Räikkönen perplexed by Bottas' approach

    Ferrari's Kimi Räikkönen says he "doesn't know" what Mercedes rival Valtteri Bottas was doing as the pair collided on the opening lap of the Azerbaijan Grand…

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  72. Thursday 22 June 2017

  73. Räikkönen: 'No issues' with aiding Vettel title 13:08

    Räikkönen: 'No issues' with aiding Vettel title

    Ferrari's Kimi Räikkönen has insisted that he has "no issues" with assisting team-mate Sebastian Vettel's title push, if and when his own championship hopes…

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  74. Sunday 11 June 2017

  75. Vettel 'one lap short' of snatching podium 22:09

    Vettel 'one lap short' of snatching podium

    Sebastian Vettel reckons he was "one lap short" of claiming a podium finish at the Canadian Grand Prix, after recovering from the back of the field to…

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  76. Saturday 10 June 2017

  77. 'I was not driving very well' - Räikkönen 21:35

    'I was not driving very well' - Räikkönen

    Kimi Räikkönen rued a "very poor" final run during Saturday's qualifying session for the Canadian Grand Prix as he wound up a distant fourth. Räikkönen…

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  78. Vettel confident of stronger Saturday pace 11:44

    Vettel confident of stronger Saturday pace

    Championship leader Sebastian Vettel believes he has "found the right direction" with his Ferrari SF70-H at the Canadian Grand Prix, following the opening day…

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  79. Friday 9 June 2017

  80. 'No problem between drivers' - Ferrari 21:44

    'No problem between drivers' - Ferrari

    Maurizio Arrivabene has publicly denied that Ferrari used team orders at the Monaco Grand Prix and insisted that there is "no problem" between his…

    F1
  81. Räikkönen moves to the front in FP2 20:33

    Räikkönen moves to the front in FP2

    Kimi Räikkönen surged to the top of the times during Friday's second practice session for the Canadian Grand Prix, putting Ferrari ahead of Mercedes by…

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  82. Thursday 1 June 2017

  83. Feature: Ferrari's next F1 generation 16:26

    Feature: Ferrari's next F1 generation

    Ferrari has flourished in Formula 1 this season, returning to winning ways, and, long-term, it needs to nurture its two standout youngsters in order to master…

    F1
  84. Tuesday 30 May 2017

  85. Monaco Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 08:02

    Monaco Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Sebastian Vettel overhauled Ferrari team-mate Kimi Räikkönen to lead a Ferrari 1-2 at the Monaco Grand Prix, increasing his championship lead in the process.…

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  86. Monday 29 May 2017

  87. Hamilton: Ferrari 'clearly' backing Vettel 16:12

    Hamilton: Ferrari 'clearly' backing Vettel

    Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton says it is "clear" that Ferrari has chosen Sebastian Vettel as its number one driver, over team-mate Kimi Räikkönen, after he…

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  88. Sunday 28 May 2017

  89. Räikkönen: Strategy 'impossible' to work out 15:55

    Räikkönen: Strategy 'impossible' to work out

    Kimi Räikkönen says he is struggling to work out the timing of his pit-stop during the Monaco Grand Prix, after he came out in traffic and lost the…

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  90. Vettel: Overcut on Räikkönen not planned 15:27

    Vettel: Overcut on Räikkönen not planned

    Sebastian Vettel insists Ferrari's strategy to run him longer than team-mate Kimi Räikkönen was not planned, as he jumped his rival through the pit-stop phase…

    F1
  91. In photos: Formula 1's longest pole droughts 09:28

    In photos: Formula 1's longest pole droughts

    Kimi Räikkönen ended his almost nine-year pole drought by clocking the quickest time during qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix. GPUpdate.net looks back at…

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  92. Saturday 27 May 2017

  93. Räikkönen: Pole no guarantee for race 14:38

    Räikkönen: Pole no guarantee for race

    Kimi Räikkönen insists that pole "doesn't guarantee anything", as he set the quickest time during qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix. Räikkönen led the…

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  94. Räikkönen on pole, Hamilton out in Q2 14:05

    Räikkönen on pole, Hamilton out in Q2

    Kimi Räikkönen took his first pole position since 2008 with a stunning qualifying performance at the Monaco Grand Prix, ahead of team-mate Sebastian Vettel…

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  95. Wednesday 17 May 2017

  96. Carey: Ferrari gesture down to 'freedom' 07:42

    Carey: Ferrari gesture down to 'freedom'

    Formula 1 CEO Chase Carey reckons Ferrari inviting a young fan to meet Kimi Räikkönen at the Spanish Grand Prix was down to "a sense of freedom" under the…

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  97. Sunday 14 May 2017

  98. Verstappen, Räikkönen rue Turn 1 clash 16:38

    Verstappen, Räikkönen rue Turn 1 clash

    Max Verstappen and Kimi Räikkönen were left to rue an "unfortunate" clash on the opening lap of the Spanish Grand Prix, which caused both to retire from the…

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  99. Saturday 13 May 2017

  100. Räikkönen heads Ferrari 1-2 in final practice 11:02

    Räikkönen heads Ferrari 1-2 in final practice

    Kimi Räikkönen edged out team-mate Sebastian Vettel to lead a Ferrari one-two during Saturday's final free practice session for the Spanish Grand Prix, ahead…

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  101. Friday 12 May 2017

  102. Vettel 'not very happy' with initial balance 15:17

    Vettel 'not very happy' with initial balance

    Sebastian Vettel described himself as "not very happy" with the balance of his Ferrari after the first day of practice for the Spanish Grand Prix. Ferrari…

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  103. Sunday 30 April 2017

  104. Räikkönen content with return to podium 17:17

    Räikkönen content with return to podium

    Ferrari driver Kimi Räikkönen expressed satisfaction at returning to the podium positions for the first time since mid-2016 as he finished third in…

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  105. Saturday 29 April 2017

  106. Räikkönen felt pole was within reach 14:45

    Räikkönen felt pole was within reach

    Kimi Räikkönen reckons pole position was within his grasp before he was overhauled by Ferrari team-mate Sebastian Vettel in the closing stages of Q3 in…

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