Sebastian Vettel was penalized for crashing after Esteban Ocon.
Formula one four-time world champion Sebastian Vettelin the debut race in his new stable at Aston Martin was a full farce.
The nightmare of German Vettel in Bahrain began early in time. He dropped out of the sequel after the first section and got the penalty of five starting squares after driving too hard with yellow flags fluttering.
Vettel, 33, who started the race himself from the last starting box, crowned a miserable weekend just over ten laps before the goal. Alpine stable Esteban Ocon passed Vettel, and in the very next bend Vettel drove straight behind the Frenchman.
– Damage to the front wing. Why did you have to change your driving line? I have to go [etu]wheels lock, he changes the driving line? Vettel snorted on the team radio BBC: n mukaan.
However, the TV slowdowns revealed that Ocon was not driving in front of Vettel. The only culprit in the crash was Vettel.
The race jury sentenced Vettel to a 10-second time penalty. He ended up in 15th place in the race. Behind Vettel, only the very slow Haas driver was left on the result list Mick Schumacher and four interrupted drivers.
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Vettel went immediately after the race to talk to Ocon. Ocon pulled the story session together Motorsport in an interview with a French-language site.
– He apologized to me, but it wasn’t a good end to the race, Ocon said.
Ocon ended up in 13th place in the race.
Source site www.is.fi