An unbelievable drive from Sebastian Vettel at the US Grand Prix in Texas had followers vote for him because the Driver of the Day. Though his ending place was solely P8, his racecraft was greater than spectacular for the followers.
Vettel began the race in P10, whereas his teammate began P5. The race was going effectively for Aston Martin as each drivers’ consistency made it potential to attain double factors. Nonetheless, a small mistake from Stroll on the twenty first lap of the race noticed him crash and retire.
An overcut made it potential for Sebastian Vettel to steer the race forward of Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen. Nonetheless, Hamilton was capable of take the lead in Flip 1.
Vettel later pitted for brisker tires, however the cease was ruined and took manner longer than anticipated. He misplaced locations and rejoined the race in P12 as a substitute of P6, the place he was anticipated to be. Nonetheless, he fought until the ultimate lap of the race and scored a P8 end after overtaking Kevin Magnussen within the closing few corners of COTA.
Followers vote Sebastian Vettel the Driver of the Day
Sebastian Vettel’s fascinating drive was a present for the followers. Because it was his closing Grand Prix at COTA, Twitter was crammed with heartfelt messages for the German. Whereas many blamed the group for the poor pit cease, others lauded Vettel for his efficiency. Listed below are among the finest reactions.
US GP aftermath favors Sebastian Vettel on raceday
Vettel later moved into P7 as Fernando Alonso was given a 30-second time penalty after the race that moved him to P15. This was contested by Haas due to the Spaniard’s damaged rear-view mirror that fell on the observe. He was not given a flag for a similar in the course of the race although.
Alonso is all set to exchange Vettel at Aston Martin subsequent yr because the four-time world champion introduced his retirement from the game publish this season.
With the F1 circus heading to Mexico subsequent, Vettel appears like he might very effectively cruise residence in P11 within the drivers’ championship this season.