Analysis: Should stewards have parked Vettel?

Analysis: Should stewards have parked Vettel?

Sebastian Vettel's dark side came out once more during the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, as he reacted angrily to a suspected brake test under the Safety Car by driving his Ferrari into the side of Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes. But was the stop/go penalty handed out by the stewards strict enough? GPUpdate.net analyses. Read more…

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  1. Tuesday 27 June 2017

  2. Analysis: Should stewards have parked Vettel? 10:12

    Analysis: Should stewards have parked Vettel?

    Sebastian Vettel's dark side came out once more during the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, as he reacted angrily to a suspected brake test under the Safety Car by…

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  3. Monday 26 June 2017

  4. 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…

    F1
  5. Sunday 25 June 2017

  6. Stewards: Hamilton drove 'correctly' at restart 21:59

    Stewards: Hamilton drove 'correctly' at restart

    Stewards at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix have determined that Lewis Hamilton did not brake test Sebastian Vettel prior to the second restart behind the Safety…

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  7. Video of the Day: Ferrari's local greetings 05:32

    Video of the Day: Ferrari's local greetings

    Ferrari drivers Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Räikkönen attempt a local message to fans from Azerbaijan.

    F1
  8. Saturday 24 June 2017

  9. Vettel: 'No excuses' over worst 2017 Q3 15:51

    Vettel: 'No excuses' over worst 2017 Q3

    Championship leader Sebastian Vettel accepts there are "no excuses" over his worst qualifying result of the campaign, though believes Mercedes was out of reach…

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  10. Friday 23 June 2017

  11. Grosjean feels in 'good position' for Ferrari 07:12

    Grosjean feels in 'good position' for Ferrari

    Haas driver Romain Grosjean believes that he is in a "good position" to claim a seat at Ferrari for the 2018 season, should a spot become available. Grosjean…

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  12. Thursday 22 June 2017

  13. 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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  14. Wednesday 21 June 2017

  15. Video of the Day: Ferrari previews Baku 05:30

    Video of the Day: Ferrari previews Baku

    Ferrari previews this weekend's Azerbaijan Grand Prix by analysing the key parts of the Baku City Circuit.

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  16. Tuesday 13 June 2017

  17. Video: Historic Ferraris in F1 2017 game 15:10

    Video: Historic Ferraris in F1 2017 game

    Codemasters has revealed four classic Ferraris that will be included in the F1 2017 video game; players will be able to go back in time and get behind the wheel…

    F1
  18. Sunday 11 June 2017

  19. 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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  20. Saturday 10 June 2017

  21. '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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  22. Vettel 'pushed too hard' on final Q3 run 19:54

    Vettel 'pushed too hard' on final Q3 run

    Sebastian Vettel says he "pushed too hard" on his final run during qualifying for the Canadian Grand Prix, as he missed out on pole position to Lewis…

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  23. Vettel heads Ferrari 1-2 in final practice 16:02

    Vettel heads Ferrari 1-2 in final practice

    Sebastian Vettel led a Ferrari 1-2 during Saturday's final practice session for the Canadian Grand Prix, three-tenths clear of Kimi Räikkönen, as Red Bull's…

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  24. 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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  25. Friday 9 June 2017

  26. '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
  27. 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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  28. Wednesday 7 June 2017

  29. Video: Ferrari previews the Canadian GP 11:38

    Video: Ferrari previews the Canadian GP

    Ferrari looks ahead to the Canadian Grand Prix by analysing the characteristics of the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.

    F1
  30. Tuesday 6 June 2017

  31. Wolff: Mercedes no longer the favourite 09:46

    Wolff: Mercedes no longer the favourite

    Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has admitted that his team is no longer the favourite for the 2017 title, after Ferrari moved ahead in both championships. Mercedes…

    F1
  32. Saturday 3 June 2017

  33. Binotto: Ferrari has a car for 'all tracks' 08:34

    Binotto: Ferrari has a car for 'all tracks'

    Ferrari has a car capable of competing at "all tracks" with its 2017 contender, the SF70H, reckons technical chief Mattia Binotto, after either winning or…

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  34. Thursday 1 June 2017

  35. 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…

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  36. Wednesday 31 May 2017

  37. Wolff: Ferrari Monaco win not 'orchestrated' 16:06

    Wolff: Ferrari Monaco win not 'orchestrated'

    Mercedes boss Toto Wolff does not believe that Ferrari's Monaco Grand Prix 1-2 was "orchestrated" by the team in favour of Sebastian Vettel. Kimi Räikkönen…

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  38. Vettel 'not really bothered' by extended lead 12:32

    Vettel 'not really bothered' by extended lead

    Championship leader Sebastian Vettel says he is not thinking about his extended title advantage, following his victory at the Monaco Grand Prix. Vettel…

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  39. Monday 29 May 2017

  40. 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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  41. Marchionne lauds historic Monaco victory 07:44

    Marchionne lauds historic Monaco victory

    Ferrari Chairman Sergio Marchionne hailed the marque's victory at the Monaco Grand Prix, in which Sebastian Vettel led home team-mate Kimi Räikkönen for a 1-2…

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  42. Sunday 28 May 2017

  43. 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…

    F1
  44. 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
  45. Vettel overhauls Räikkönen for Monaco win 14:51

    Vettel overhauls Räikkönen for Monaco win

    Sebastian Vettel exploited strategy to clear Ferrari team-mate Kimi Räikkönen during the sole pit-stops and claim victory in Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix…

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  46. 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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  47. Saturday 27 May 2017

  48. Vettel was 'a bit too greedy' in qualifying 14:45

    Vettel was 'a bit too greedy' in qualifying

    Sebastian Vettel has admitted that he was "a bit too greedy" during qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix as he missed out on pole position. Vettel, the…

    F1
  49. 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…

    F1
  50. 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…

    F1
  51. Vettel remains on top in final practice 11:03

    Vettel remains on top in final practice

    Sebastian Vettel remained at the top of the times during Saturday's final free practice session for the Monaco Grand Prix, lowering the lap record again to lead…

    F1
  52. Vettel: About time Ferrari won in Monaco 07:32

    Vettel: About time Ferrari won in Monaco

    Sebastian Vettel says it is "about time" that Ferrari wins the Monaco Grand Prix again, as it looks to build on encouraging pace displayed during Thursday…

    F1
  53. Friday 26 May 2017

  54. Leclerc describes 'worst moment in my career' 16:06

    Leclerc describes 'worst moment in my career'

    Formula 2 championship leader Charles Leclerc has described the "worst moment in my career" after Safety Cars and a mechanical issue scuppered his efforts to…

    F2
  55. Thursday 25 May 2017

  56. Vettel still expects 'full force' Mercedes 15:23

    Vettel still expects 'full force' Mercedes

    Sebastian Vettel says he is still expecting a "full force" Mercedes at this weekend's Monaco Grand Prix, after its "weird" display in second practice. Lewis…

    F1
  57. Vettel dominates FP2, Mercedes quiet 14:33

    Vettel dominates FP2, Mercedes quiet

    Sebastian Vettel posted a pair of blistering laps to comfortably set the pace during Thursday's second practice session for the Monaco Grand Prix, as Mercedes…

    F1
  58. Video of the Day: Ferrari on Monaco GP 05:38

    Video of the Day: Ferrari on Monaco GP

    Ahead of this weekend's action in the Principality, get Ferrari's lowdown on the Monaco Grand Prix.

    F1
  59. Wednesday 24 May 2017

  60. Vettel: Ferrari could have won all races 18:02

    Vettel: Ferrari could have won all races

    Sebastian Vettel reckons Ferrari had the potential to win all five races so far this season, but nonetheless feels that "we got the points we…

    F1
  61. Feature: Leclerc on growing up in Monaco 07:02

    Feature: Leclerc on growing up in Monaco

    Ferrari junior and Formula 2 championship leader Charles Leclerc will race around his home streets, in Monte-Carlo, for the first time this weekend.…

    F2
  62. Tuesday 23 May 2017

  63. Technical: Formula 1 development battle 08:46

    Technical: Formula 1 development battle

    F1 teams applied their first major update kits of the season at the recent Spanish Grand Prix. GPUpdate.net's technical analyst, Craig Scarborough, runs through…

    F1
  64. Friday 19 May 2017

  65. Hamilton enjoying 'favourite battle' in F1 07:47

    Hamilton enjoying 'favourite battle' in F1

    Lewis Hamilton says his developing duel with Sebastian Vettel for the 2017 title is "one of my favourites, if not my favourite battle" in Formula 1 so far, the…

    F1
  66. Wednesday 17 May 2017

  67. 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…

    F1
  68. Sunday 14 May 2017

  69. 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…

    F1
  70. Vettel: Ferrari did 'everything' for race win 15:30

    Vettel: Ferrari did 'everything' for race win

    Sebastian Vettel says he and Ferrari "did everything we could" as he missed out on victory to Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton at the Spanish Grand Prix. Vettel…

    F1
  71. Saturday 13 May 2017

  72. Vettel thanks Ferrari for 'phenomenal job' 14:59

    Vettel thanks Ferrari for 'phenomenal job'

    Sebastian Vettel has paid tribute to Ferrari mechanics for doing a "phenomenal job" between final practice and qualifying, as they changed his engine in two…

    F1
  73. Vettel edges towards penalty with fourth TC 13:20

    Vettel edges towards penalty with fourth TC

    Championship leader Sebastian Vettel has moved closer to an engine penalty after Ferrari was forced to fit his fourth, and final permitted Turbo Charger prior…

    F1
  74. 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…

    F1
  75. Friday 12 May 2017

  76. 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…

    F1
  77. Thursday 11 May 2017

  78. Video: Ferrari's Spanish GP preview 20:12

    Video: Ferrari's Spanish GP preview

    Ferrari previews this weekend's Spanish Grand Prix at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.

    F1
  79. Vettel plays down 2018 Mercedes link 14:58

    Vettel plays down 2018 Mercedes link

    Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel has played down rumours linking him with Mercedes for the 2018 Formula 1 season. Speculation in the Italian press during the…

    F1
  80. Tuesday 2 May 2017

  81. Vettel: 'Nothing for granted' despite title lead 10:46

    Vettel: 'Nothing for granted' despite title lead

    Championship leader Sebastian Vettel says there are "lots of positives" for Ferrari to take from the opening sequence of Formula 1 races in 2017 but has…

    F1
  82. Sunday 30 April 2017

  83. 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…

    F1
  84. Vettel: Victory chance lost at the start 15:20

    Vettel: Victory chance lost at the start

    Sebastian Vettel believes his prospects of taking victory at the Russian Grand Prix were squandered at the start, as he lost out to Mercedes rival Valtteri…

    F1
  85. Saturday 29 April 2017

  86. 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…

    F1
  87. Vettel 'over the moon' with Sochi pole 14:36

    Vettel 'over the moon' with Sochi pole

    Sebastian Vettel has labelled himself as "over the moon" after he claimed his first pole position since 2015, with Ferrari locking out the front row of the grid…

    F1
  88. Vettel on pole, Ferrari locks out front row 14:06

    Vettel on pole, Ferrari locks out front row

    Sebastian Vettel took pole position for the Russian Grand Prix in a tight qualifying at Sochi Autodrom, ahead of team-mate Kimi Räikkönen, as Ferrari locked…

    F1
  89. Vettel, Ferrari stay on top in final practice 11:01

    Vettel, Ferrari stay on top in final practice

    Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari continued to set the pace during Saturday's final free practice session for the Russian Grand Prix, with Kimi Räikkönen…

    F1
  90. Friday 28 April 2017

  91. Hamilton describes 'difficult' opening day 16:15

    Hamilton describes 'difficult' opening day

    Lewis Hamilton described a "difficult" first day at the Russian Grand Prix as main rival Ferrari displayed strong short- and long-run pace through…

    F1
  92. Vettel reckons Mercedes is sandbagging 15:01

    Vettel reckons Mercedes is sandbagging

    Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel reckons Mercedes will up its pace as the Russian Grand Prix weekend develops, after the team's low-key first day at Sochi…

    F1
  93. Vettel heads Ferrari 1-2 in second practice 14:31

    Vettel heads Ferrari 1-2 in second practice

    Sebastian Vettel led Kimi Räikkönen in a Ferrari one-two during Friday's second practice session for the Russian Grand Prix, around half a second clear of…

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