OK, so let's take stock with whats left. What might be in store for the world championship? RAI Average points haul over the last 15 races is 9.2 points. If he was to step up to VET's average of 16.4 FER (a big ask) it would still be almost mathematically impossible to fight for the lead or hope to secure a constructors championship. BOT has just been too strong. We, therefore, assume team orders will be implemented and RAI will become little more than a wingman for Ferrari and Vettel.
The 2017 Baku Grand prix was not without its highlights and there will be many stories that will come as a result over the next few days, but as well as headlines there were many incidents. By far … Source: Vettel should prove his manliness “out of the car face to face” – Lewis
08/06/2017 PART ONE: Fernando ALONSO (McLaren), Lewis HAMILTON (Mercedes), Jolyon
These quotes are taken from a recent conversation between Mercedes non-executive chairman Niki Lauda and Austria's largest newspaper the Krone.
For me this is a special race, an important part of the F1 season and the glitz and glam of F1. The Monaco Grand Prix is full of charm, history and as well as being a technically challenging circuit.
Aditya Bhat - Asked if the wheelbase difference is a disadvantage, Bottas said : “No, I think in Spain we have shown strong performance in the last sector. That is all about slow speed corners and corner sequences, which is all about Monaco, so I think we have all the chances to be very strong there.”
For years being a devoted Ferrari fan must have been a bit like having a rat licking fetish during the plague ...and DRS perhaps just denied the Tifosi the most promising battle of wits, skills and wills witnessed for several years…