16 Sep '18, 4pm

Vettel defends Ferrari over "aggressive" strategy

Vettel successfully got ahead of Max Verstappen to take second in an opening-lap battle after qualifying only third, and chased Hamilton for the lead through the first stint. An attempt to undercut the Mercedes for first place by pitting a lap earlier then backfired, as Vettel became temporarily stuck behind the yet-to-pit Force India of Sergio Perez and not only failed to jump Hamilton but also lost second to Verstappen again. In addition, Ferrari put Vettel on ultrasofts while all his main rivals had taken softs. He was sceptical about his chances of the tyres surviving to the finish and had to drive conservatively, finishing nearly 40 seconds behind winner Hamilton. "I will always defend the team," said Vettel when asked by Motorsport.com about Ferrari's handling of a weekend where it had been tipped to dominate. "The decision we took in the race to try and be aggressiv...

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