Feature: Who should partner Vettel in 2017?

Feature: Who should partner Vettel in 2017?

With Nico Rosberg set to extend his stay at Mercedes, the key to this year's driver market appears to revolve around Ferrari driver Kimi Räikkönen. Should the Finn remain onboard for a fourth straight campaign? If not, who should replace him as Sebastian Vettel's team-mate? GPUpdate.net analyses the situation. Read more…

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  1. Saturday 25 June 2016

  2. Feature: Who should partner Vettel in 2017? 09:22

    Feature: Who should partner Vettel in 2017?

    With Nico Rosberg set to extend his stay at Mercedes, the key to this year's driver market appears to revolve around Ferrari driver Kimi Räikkönen. Should the…

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  3. Thursday 23 June 2016

  4. Vettel: F1 must retain danger element 14:15

    Vettel: F1 must retain danger element

    Quadruple Formula 1 World Champion Sebastian Vettel reckons the sport must retain an element of danger if it is to remain attractive to spectators. Vettel…

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  5. Wednesday 22 June 2016

  6. 15:44

    Video: Vettel on passion for motorsport

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  7. Vettel sure Ferrari has 'bright future' 11:52

    Vettel sure Ferrari has 'bright future'

    Sebastian Vettel has reaffirmed his belief that Ferrari is heading in the right direction, commenting that the squad has a "bright future", despite not winning…

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  8. Monday 20 June 2016

  9. Vettel explains decision to overrule Ferrari 09:56

    Vettel explains decision to overrule Ferrari

    Sebastian Vettel has explained his decision to overrule Ferrari's pit-stop judgement during Sunday's European Grand Prix, after he was called in early in the…

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  10. Sunday 19 June 2016

  11. Vettel pleased with Ferrari's recovery 16:15

    Vettel pleased with Ferrari's recovery

    Sebastian Vettel says Ferrari put in a "great recovery" to finish second at the European Grand Prix, after initial struggles earlier in the weekend. Vettel…

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  12. Saturday 18 June 2016

  13. Vettel surprised by Ferrari, Red Bull deficit 16:55

    Vettel surprised by Ferrari, Red Bull deficit

    Sebastian Vettel says he has been surprised by Ferrari and Red Bull's struggles relative to Mercedes at the European Grand Prix so far. Mercedes has…

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  14. Friday 17 June 2016

  15. Vettel unconcerned after low-key day 16:18

    Vettel unconcerned after low-key day

    Sebastian Vettel says there is no reason for himself or Ferrari to be concerned after the first day of practice for the European Grand Prix. Vettel and…

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  16. Thursday 16 June 2016

  17. Vettel: Ferrari 'full of winning people' 13:29

    Vettel: Ferrari 'full of winning people'

    Sebastian Vettel has hit back at suggestions that Ferrari has forgotten how to win Formula 1 races after its latest strategic mistake at the Canadian Grand…

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  18. Drivers satisfied with Baku track safety 13:12

    Drivers satisfied with Baku track safety

    Formula 1 drivers say they are satisfied with the safety of the Baku City Circuit, which will host this weekend's European Grand Prix, following their…

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  19. Wednesday 15 June 2016

  20. 10:56

    Video: Vettel's European GP preview

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  21. Tuesday 14 June 2016

  22. Vettel defends Ferrari's Canada strategy 14:02

    Vettel defends Ferrari's Canada strategy

    Sebastian Vettel has staunchly defended his Ferrari squad's decision to run a two-stop strategy, despite missing out on victory to one-stopping Mercedes rival…

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  23. Sunday 12 June 2016

  24. Vettel happy to 'unleash' Ferrari pace 21:35

    Vettel happy to 'unleash' Ferrari pace

    Sebastian Vettel says he was pleased to "unleash" Ferrari's pace at the Canadian Grand Prix as he challenged Lewis Hamilton for victory. Vettel, who started…

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  25. Saturday 11 June 2016

  26. Vettel: I thought pole was possible 20:08

    Vettel: I thought pole was possible

    Sebastian Vettel says he entered Canadian Grand Prix qualifying with the belief that he could beat the Mercedes drivers to pole position. Vettel topped a…

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  27. Vettel tops shortened final practice 15:58

    Vettel tops shortened final practice

    Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel set the pace during final practice for the Canadian Grand Prix, ahead of Red Bull's Max Verstappen and Mercedes' Nico Rosberg, as a…

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  28. Thursday 9 June 2016

  29. 10:03

    Video: Vettel previews Canadian GP

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  30. Wednesday 8 June 2016

  31. Vettel revels in 'old style' Canada layout 09:22

    Vettel revels in 'old style' Canada layout

    Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel says he is eager for this weekend's Canadian Grand Prix at the "old style" Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, a venue where he has…

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  32. Sunday 29 May 2016

  33. Vettel blames himself for missing podium 17:51

    Vettel blames himself for missing podium

    Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel says he was at fault for missing out on a Monaco Grand Prix podium to Force India's Sergio Pérez. Vettel jumped Mercedes…

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  34. Saturday 28 May 2016

  35. Vettel: We should have done a better job 15:46

    Vettel: We should have done a better job

    Sebastian Vettel has conceded that he and Ferrari should have done "a better job" during qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix. Vettel topped Saturday's final…

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  36. Vettel tops final Monaco GP practice 11:05

    Vettel tops final Monaco GP practice

    Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel topped the timesheets during Saturday morning's ultra-close final free practice session for the Monaco Grand Prix, placing just…

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  37. Thursday 26 May 2016

  38. Vettel: Ferrari better than practice display 15:34

    Vettel: Ferrari better than practice display

    Sebastian Vettel is adamant that Ferrari has a competitive car at the Monaco Grand Prix, despite a low key start to the weekend. Vettel hit the wall twice en…

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  39. Tuesday 17 May 2016

  40. Vettel leads first day of Barcelona test 17:01

    Vettel leads first day of Barcelona test

    Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel clocked the quickest time on the opening day of in-season testing at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya in Spain on Tuesday, ahead of…

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  41. Vettel sure Ferrari still quicker than Red Bull 14:34

    Vettel sure Ferrari still quicker than Red Bull

    Sebastian Vettel is sure that Ferrari still has the quicker package than Red Bull and believes the picture has been distorted by the outfit's sub-par qualifying…

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  42. Sunday 15 May 2016

  43. Vettel praises first-time winner Verstappen 15:56

    Vettel praises first-time winner Verstappen

    Sebastian Vettel has heaped praise on Max Verstappen for securing his maiden Formula 1 win whilst debuting for Red Bull in Spain. Verstappen kept Kimi…

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  44. Saturday 14 May 2016

  45. Vettel bemused by Ferrari qualifying slump 15:42

    Vettel bemused by Ferrari qualifying slump

    Sebastian Vettel was left puzzled by Ferrari's lack of pace during qualifying for the Spanish Grand Prix, as it dropped behind Red Bull. Vettel finished…

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  46. Friday 13 May 2016

  47. Vettel heads Ferrari 1-2 in first practice 10:32

    Vettel heads Ferrari 1-2 in first practice

    Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Räikkönen formed a Ferrari 1-2 during first practice for the Spanish Grand Prix, ahead of Mercedes drivers Nico Rosberg and Lewis…

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  48. Wednesday 11 May 2016

  49. 11:03

    Video: Vettel previews Spanish GP

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  50. Monday 2 May 2016

  51. Winners and Losers: Russian Grand Prix 16:42

    Winners and Losers: Russian Grand Prix

    Nico Rosberg extended his championship lead with a seventh straight victory while Lewis Hamilton completed a Mercedes 1-2. GPUpdate.net presents its winners and…

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  52. Sunday 1 May 2016

  53. Kvyat apologises to Vettel for contact 15:40

    Kvyat apologises to Vettel for contact

    Daniil Kvyat has apologised to Sebastian Vettel for twice colliding with his rival on the opening lap of Sunday's Russian Grand Prix. Red Bull's Kvyat first…

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  54. Vettel: Nothing I could have done differently 13:39

    Vettel: Nothing I could have done differently

    Sebastian Vettel expressed his frustration over first lap contact at the Russian Grand Prix which left the German driver eliminated at Turn 3. Vettel was hit…

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  55. Saturday 30 April 2016

  56. Vettel hopeful of race-day fight back 15:22

    Vettel hopeful of race-day fight back

    Sebastian Vettel is hopeful of recovering lost ground during the Russian Grand Prix after dropping down the grid for a gearbox change. Vettel qualifed second…

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  57. Friday 29 April 2016

  58. Vettel to take five-place grid penalty 17:46

    Vettel to take five-place grid penalty

    Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel will take a five-place grid penalty at the Russian Grand Prix after being forced to switch to a new gearbox for the remainder of…

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  59. Vettel unconcerned by FP2 problem 14:03

    Vettel unconcerned by FP2 problem

    Sebastian Vettel has full confidence that Ferrari will get to the bottom of the issue he suffered during Russian Grand Prix practice. Vettel stopped on track…

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  60. Ferrari drivers running new engines 11:37

    Ferrari drivers running new engines

    Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Räikkönen are running new engines at this weekend's Russian Grand Prix, after Ferrari opted to spend further development tokens for…

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  61. Wednesday 27 April 2016

  62. 10:28

    Video: Vettel previews Russian Grand Prix

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  63. Sunday 17 April 2016

  64. Vettel confronts Kvyat over 'crazy' move 09:22

    Vettel confronts Kvyat over 'crazy' move

    Sebastian Vettel confronted Daniil Kvyat as the pair prepared for the podium ceremony after the Ferrari driver blamed his rival for a collision on the opening…

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  65. Saturday 16 April 2016

  66. Räikkönen laments missed pole chance 10:23

    Räikkönen laments missed pole chance

    Kimi Räikkönen reckons that he missed a clear opportunity to claim his first pole position since 2008 at the Chinese Grand Prix. Räikkönen held…

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  67. Vettel keeps Ferrari on top in wet FP3 06:02

    Vettel keeps Ferrari on top in wet FP3

    Sebastian Vettel kept Ferrari at the top of the timesheets during a rain-affected final practice session for the Chinese Grand Prix, as drivers restricted their…

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  68. Friday 15 April 2016

  69. Räikkönen feeling 'nowhere near ideal' 09:04

    Räikkönen feeling 'nowhere near ideal'

    Kimi Räikkönen says he is feeling "nowhere near ideal" after the first day of practice for the Chinese Grand Prix, despite topping the times. Räikkönen…

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  70. Thursday 7 April 2016

  71. Vettel to take on new engine for China 15:24

    Vettel to take on new engine for China

    Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel is set to take on his second engine of the 2016 campaign at the Chinese Grand Prix, after his formation lap stoppage in…

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  72. Wednesday 6 April 2016

  73. Vettel slams 'circus' qualifying proposal 10:22

    Vettel slams 'circus' qualifying proposal

    Sebastian Vettel has hit out at the "circus" nature of Formula 1's proposed two-lap aggregate qualifying format, which could be introduced at the Chinese Grand…

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  74. Monday 4 April 2016

  75. Winners and Losers: Bahrain Grand Prix 16:06

    Winners and Losers: Bahrain Grand Prix

    Mercedes' Nico Rosberg collected his second victory of the year as his rivals encountered problems, while others shone beneath the lights. GPUpdate.net presents…

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  76. Sunday 3 April 2016

  77. Vettel says engine failure was a 'surprise' 19:57

    Vettel says engine failure was a 'surprise'

    Sebastian Vettel says Ferrari is still investigating the failure which forced him out of the Bahrain Grand Prix on the formation lap and admits the problem came…

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  78. Saturday 2 April 2016

  79. Vettel looks to push Mercedes 'very hard' 18:30

    Vettel looks to push Mercedes 'very hard'

    Sebastian Vettel hopes Ferrari will be able to push Mercedes "very hard" in the Bahrain Grand Prix, despite a large qualifying deficit. Vettel and team-mate…

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  80. Vettel heads Ferrari 1-2 in final practice 14:04

    Vettel heads Ferrari 1-2 in final practice

    Sebastian Vettel led team-mate Kimi Räikkönen in a Ferrari 1-2 during Saturday afternoon's final practice session for the Bahrain Grand Prix, ahead of…

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  81. Friday 1 April 2016

  82. Vettel: Ferrari cautious over reliability 19:59

    Vettel: Ferrari cautious over reliability

    Sebastian Vettel says he stopped his Ferrari SF16-H on-track during the second practice session in Bahrain in order to prevent further damage to his car, with…

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  83. Vettel: Formula 1 not reacting to demands 09:02

    Vettel: Formula 1 not reacting to demands

    Sebastian Vettel has criticised Formula 1's rule makers for not reacting to popular opinion, following the fiasco surrounding the qualifying format. Formula…

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  84. Tuesday 22 March 2016

  85. Vettel: Ferrari 'a lot closer' to Mercedes 10:05

    Vettel: Ferrari 'a lot closer' to Mercedes

    Sebastian Vettel says Ferrari's performance during the Australian Grand Prix demonstrates that it has closed the gap to Mercedes, despite taking third for the…

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  86. Sunday 20 March 2016

  87. Vettel left to rue 'aggressive' strategy 08:14

    Vettel left to rue 'aggressive' strategy

    Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel was left to rue an "aggressive" strategy at the Australian Grand Prix, as he lost out to both Mercedes drivers. Vettel led the…

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  88. Saturday 19 March 2016

  89. Räikkönen not worried by Mercedes pace 10:24

    Räikkönen not worried by Mercedes pace

    Ferrari driver Kimi Räikkönen says he is not worried about the pace of Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, after the reigning champions locked…

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  90. Friday 18 March 2016

  91. Vettel plays down lack of dry running 10:05

    Vettel plays down lack of dry running

    Sebastian Vettel has played down the impact of the lack of dry weather running, as he and Ferrari missed the narrow window which was not affected by rain during…

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  92. Thursday 17 March 2016

  93. 14:18

    Video: Vettel previews Australian GP

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  94. Ricciardo/Vettel open to teaming up again 07:20

    Ricciardo/Vettel open to teaming up again

    Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel have both tentatively suggested that they would be open to teaming up again in Formula 1, as the Red Bull driver continues…

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  95. Friday 4 March 2016

  96. Vettel, Ferrari on top as testing concludes 17:02

    Vettel, Ferrari on top as testing concludes

    Sebastian Vettel posted the quickest time as pre-season testing concluded at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, ensuring that his Ferrari team topped five out…

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  97. Vettel: 'Halo' look irrelevant if it saves lives 12:32

    Vettel: 'Halo' look irrelevant if it saves lives

    Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel says it "doesn't matter" if the proposed 'halo' head protection device looks ugly, providing it saves the lives of drivers in the…

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  98. Wednesday 2 March 2016

  99. Vettel eager to make up for lost mileage 18:30

    Vettel eager to make up for lost mileage

    Sebastian Vettel is keen for Ferrari to recover lost mileage during the final two test days in Barcelona, but has no concerns over reliability. Kimi…

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  100. Tuesday 23 February 2016

  101. Vettel's confidence growing with SF16-H 18:18

    Vettel's confidence growing with SF16-H

    Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel says he is happy with the handling of the SF16-H after he topped the timesheets for a second successive day at the Circuit de…

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  102. Vettel stays quickest on second test day 17:00

    Vettel stays quickest on second test day

    Sebastian Vettel continued to set the pace for Ferrari on the second day of pre-season testing at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, as Pirelli's Ultra Soft…

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  103. Monday 22 February 2016

  104. Vettel labels SF16-H a 'step forward' 18:53

    Vettel labels SF16-H a 'step forward'

    Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel believes the outfit's SF16-H is a "step forward" compared to its SF15-T, as he topped the opening day of testing in…

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  105. Vettel tops first day of pre-season testing 17:01

    Vettel tops first day of pre-season testing

    Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari set the pace on the opening day of the first pre-season test at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, ahead of Mercedes' Lewis…

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