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Old 31st Mar 2019, 22:19
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Originally Posted by Andy_S View Post
That was odd, though. I assumed at first there was contact, but on the replay it just looked like Vettel's Ferrari spontaneously spun while Lewis was passing him. Didn't this happen a few times last season as well? I seem to recall there is a suspicion that the Ferrari is unstable under certain conditions.
Agreed - Vettel's car simply snaps sideways - much like it did a few times last year. I wonder if there is something about the Ferrari that when it gets a bit too much yaw it loses most of the downforce on the rear.

Tell you what though, Lewis has been living right the last couple years - he's had pretty amazing racing luck with a few races falling in his lap. Also really impressed by the Mercedes reliability - I honestly can't recall the last time Lewis or Bottas dropped out with mechanical issues.
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