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. Monday 18 September 2017

  4. Singapore Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 16:00

    Singapore Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Lewis Hamilton took a giant leap towards the title with victory on a circuit expected to favour Ferrari, after a dramatic first lap. GPUpdate.net presents its…

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  5. Sunday 17 September 2017

  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Hamilton wanted to race Vettel for win 15:47

    Hamilton wanted to race Vettel for win

    Lewis Hamilton says he wanted to race Sebastian Vettel for the win in Singapore, in the wake of the start melee, before realising that his title rival had…

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  9. Vettel laments 'bitter' race-ending collision 13:47

    Vettel laments 'bitter' race-ending collision

    Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel was left to rue a "bitter" opening-lap collision at the Singapore Grand Prix, as his title hopes were dealt a substantial…

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  10. 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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  11. Saturday 16 September 2017

  12. Vettel elated with fourth Marina Bay pole 15:29

    Vettel elated with fourth Marina Bay pole

    Sebastian Vettel could barely contain his delight as he claimed his third pole position of the season during a thrilling qualifying session for the Singapore…

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  13. Vettel storms to pole, Hamilton back in fifth 15:08

    Vettel storms to pole, Hamilton back in fifth

    Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel stormed to pole position for the Singapore Grand Prix, getting the better of Red Bull pair Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo…

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  14. Friday 15 September 2017

  15. 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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  16. Thursday 14 September 2017

  17. GPU readers back Vettel for Singapore win 10:35

    GPU readers back Vettel for Singapore win

    GPUpdate.net readers have overwhelmingly backed Sebastian Vettel to win this weekend's Singapore Grand Prix and move back into the championship lead. Vettel…

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  18. Thursday 7 September 2017

  19. Vettel: Ferrari strong despite Mercedes 'edge' 13:04

    Vettel: Ferrari strong despite Mercedes 'edge'

    Sebastian Vettel reckons Mercedes currently has "an edge" in the Formula 1 title battle but is adamant that Ferrari is still "strong", despite its lack of pace…

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  20. Sunday 3 September 2017

  21. Vettel unconcerned despite 'isolated' race 14:57

    Vettel unconcerned despite 'isolated' race

    Sebastian Vettel insists he is not worried by Ferrari's lack of performance during the Italian Grand Prix as he relinquished the lead of the championship for…

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  22. Video: Vettel on role in Disney's 'Cars 3' 05:18

    Video: Vettel on role in Disney's 'Cars 3'

    Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel discusses his role in the Italian and German versions of Disney's 'Cars 3' movie.

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  23. Saturday 2 September 2017

  24. 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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  25. Friday 1 September 2017

  26. 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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  27. Thursday 31 August 2017

  28. Vettel insists no team orders at Ferrari 15:01

    Vettel insists no team orders at Ferrari

    Formula 1 championship leader Sebastian Vettel insists that there are no team orders at Ferrari to favour him over team-mate Kimi Räikkönen in the battle for…

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  29. Wednesday 30 August 2017

  30. Vettel: 'No brainer' to extend Ferrari deal 14:12

    Vettel: 'No brainer' to extend Ferrari deal

    Sebastian Vettel has explained that it was a "no-brainer" for him to extend his contract with Ferrari, after ending months of speculation over his…

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  31. Monday 28 August 2017

  32. Hamilton aided by wrong PU mode at restart 16:22

    Hamilton aided by wrong PU mode at restart

    Lewis Hamilton has explained how selecting the wrong power unit mode actually helped him beat Sebastian Vettel to victory in Belgium, following a late Safety…

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  33. Sunday 27 August 2017

  34. Vettel got 'too close' to Hamilton at restart 15:34

    Vettel got 'too close' to Hamilton at restart

    Sebastian Vettel regretted his tactics as the Belgian Grand Prix restarted, explaining that he got "too close" to leader and ultimate winner Lewis…

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  35. Saturday 26 August 2017

  36. 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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  37. Vettel thanks Räikkönen for tow at end of Q3 14:45

    Vettel thanks Räikkönen for tow at end of Q3

    Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel thanked "generous" team-mate Kimi Räikkönen after the Finn gave the championship leader a tow during qualifying for the Belgian…

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  38. Vettel confirmed at Ferrari through 2020 season 11:15

    Vettel confirmed at Ferrari through 2020 season

    Sebastian Vettel has signed a contract extension with Ferrari, ending speculation over his future in Formula 1, in an agreement that will keep him at Maranello…

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  39. Friday 25 August 2017

  40. Vettel sure of gains after low-key first day 17:54

    Vettel sure of gains after low-key first day

    Formula 1 championship leader Sebastian Vettel says he "knows" he can go quicker after a low-key performance during practice for the Belgian Grand…

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  41. Thursday 24 August 2017

  42. Hamilton: Vettel doesn't want to partner me 16:46

    Hamilton: Vettel doesn't want to partner me

    Sebastian Vettel is "highly unlikely" to switch to Mercedes for 2018, as rumours swirl over his future in Formula 1, amid delays, according to Lewis Hamilton…

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  43. 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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  44. Thursday 17 August 2017

  45. Marko backs Vettel to claim 2017 crown 12:34

    Marko backs Vettel to claim 2017 crown

    Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko has tipped Sebastian Vettel to come back "even stronger" following the summer break and clinch this year's title, amid Ferrari's…

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  46. 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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  47. Thursday 10 August 2017

  48. Vettel: Points lead in summer 'a dream' 15:22

    Vettel: Points lead in summer 'a dream'

    Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel has labelled his 14-point title advantage as a "dream", following his strong start to the 2017 Formula 1 campaign, as he bids for a…

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  49. Tuesday 8 August 2017

  50. 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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  51. Friday 4 August 2017

  52. 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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  53. Thursday 3 August 2017

  54. Vettel confident Ferrari will stay up front 16:12

    Vettel confident Ferrari will stay up front

    Sebastian Vettel is confident that Ferrari will keep pace with Mercedes over the second half of the season, insisting "we know what we need to do". Vettel…

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  55. Wednesday 2 August 2017

  56. Vettel sets pace, Kubica racks up mileage 16:59

    Vettel sets pace, Kubica racks up mileage

    Sebastian Vettel's morning effort remained the benchmark through Wednesday's in-season test action at the Hungaroring, as Robert Kubica continued to impress on…

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  57. Vettel quickest as Kubica returns to action 12:04

    Vettel quickest as Kubica returns to action

    Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel led the way during the second morning of in-season testing at the Hungaroring, as Robert Kubica made his much-anticipated…

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  58. Monday 31 July 2017

  59. Video: Vettel on Hungarian GP triumph 17:42

    Video: Vettel on Hungarian GP triumph

    Sebastian Vettel reflects on his victory at the Hungarian Grand Prix, holding onto the winner's trophy.

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  60. 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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  61. Sunday 30 July 2017

  62. Vettel explains race-long steering problem 15:16

    Vettel explains race-long steering problem

    Sebastian Vettel has explained that he had to grapple with a steering issue from the opening laps of the Hungarian Grand Prix, as he held on to register his…

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  63. Vettel holds on to win, rebuilds title lead 14:48

    Vettel holds on to win, rebuilds title lead

    Sebastian Vettel managed a race-long steering issue to claim victory at the Hungarian Grand Prix, ahead of Ferrari team-mate Kimi Räikkönen, rebuilding his…

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  64. Saturday 29 July 2017

  65. Vettel hails 'phenomenal' car after pole 14:28

    Vettel hails 'phenomenal' car after pole

    Sebastian Vettel hailed his Ferrari SF70-H as "phenomenal" as he led a 1-2 for the team during qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix. Vettel, having set a…

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  66. Vettel on pole as Ferrari locks out front row 14:05

    Vettel on pole as Ferrari locks out front row

    F1 championship leader Sebastian Vettel stormed to pole position for the Hungarian Grand Prix, backed up by team-mate Kimi Räikkönen, as Ferrari won the…

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  67. Vettel smashes lap record in final practice 11:06

    Vettel smashes lap record in final practice

    Sebastian Vettel laid down a marker during final practice for the Hungarian Grand Prix, obliterating the lap record at the Hungaroring, as Friday pace-setter…

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  68. Friday 28 July 2017

  69. Vettel expects 'very close' three-way battle 15:33

    Vettel expects 'very close' three-way battle

    Sebastian Vettel says he expects a "very close" battle between Ferrari, Mercedes and Red Bull over the remainder of the Hungarian Grand Prix weekend. Just…

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  70. Thursday 27 July 2017

  71. Vettel in 'no rush' to sign new Ferrari deal 20:46

    Vettel in 'no rush' to sign new Ferrari deal

    Sebastian Vettel has stated that he is in "no rush" to sign a fresh deal with Ferrari, even though he sees no reason to leave the team at the end of the…

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  72. Reaction: Formula 1 drivers on halo device 15:37

    Reaction: Formula 1 drivers on halo device

    Formula 1 drivers were quizzed about the planned introduction of the halo head protection device for the 2018 season during media day at the Hungarian Grand…

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  73. Friday 21 July 2017

  74. 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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  75. Monday 17 July 2017

  76. 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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  77. Sunday 16 July 2017

  78. 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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  79. Vettel says Ferrari was 'caught by surprise' 15:29

    Vettel says Ferrari was 'caught by surprise'

    Sebastian Vettel says that Ferrari was "caught by surprise" after both he and team-mate Kimi Räikkönen hit tyre issues in the closing stages of the British…

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  80. Saturday 15 July 2017

  81. 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…

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  82. Friday 14 July 2017

  83. Vettel says he felt 'dizzy' running F1 shield 15:06

    Vettel says he felt 'dizzy' running F1 shield

    Sebastian Vettel has revealed that he felt "a bit dizzy" while driving with Formula 1's proposed 'shield' during the opening practice session for the British…

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  84. 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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  85. In photos: Vettel debuts 'shield' at Silverstone 11:02

    In photos: Vettel debuts 'shield' at Silverstone

    Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari debuted the 'shield' cockpit protection device during Friday's first practice session for the British Grand Prix. GPUpdate.net has…

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  86. Vettel gives Formula 1 'shield' on track debut 09:13

    Vettel gives Formula 1 'shield' on track debut

    Formula 1 championship leader Sebastian Vettel has given the 'shield' – the proposed head protection device – its on track debut during the opening practice…

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  87. Thursday 13 July 2017

  88. Vettel will be first driver to trial 'shield' device 17:20

    Vettel will be first driver to trial 'shield' device

    Sebastian Vettel has confirmed that he will be the first driver to trial the 'shield' cockpit protection device when his Ferrari team debuts it during British…

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  89. Monday 10 July 2017

  90. Marchionne: New contract is up to Vettel 12:05

    Marchionne: New contract is up to Vettel

    Sebastian Vettel has been told that it is "his option" to extend his stay at Ferrari into 2018, for what would be a fourth season with the team. Vettel, who…

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  91. Sunday 9 July 2017

  92. Vettel: Bottas' reaction time not normal 15:26

    Vettel: Bottas' reaction time not normal

    Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel believes that Mercedes rival Valtteri Bottas jumped the start, before going on to capture victory at the Austrian Grand…

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  93. Bottas will not back up Vettel for Hamilton 09:02

    Bottas will not back up Vettel for Hamilton

    Austrian Grand Prix pole-sitter Valtteri Bottas says he will not back up Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel during Sunday's race, in a bid to boost Mercedes…

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  94. Saturday 8 July 2017

  95. Vettel warned of 'very severe' consequences 19:12

    Vettel warned of 'very severe' consequences

    FIA President Jean Todt has warned Sebastian Vettel that he will face "very severe" consequences if he reoffends in the future, following the Azerbaijan Grand…

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  96. Vettel: Ferrari needs to focus on own race 14:38

    Vettel: Ferrari needs to focus on own race

    Sebastian Vettel says he and Ferrari must "look after our own race" and not get distracted by title rival Lewis Hamilton dropping from third to eighth after…

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  97. Vettel puts Ferrari on top in final practice 11:03

    Vettel puts Ferrari on top in final practice

    Sebastian Vettel lowered the Red Bull Ring lap record further to put Ferrari on top during final practice for the Austrian Grand Prix, ahead of Mercedes rival…

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