VIDÉO – Nagui profondément ému, rend un bel hommage à un collègue disparu

Découvrez l’adorable surnom de Kate Middleton pour sa fille Charlotte

VIDÉO – Quand Bernard Tapie en colère, menace de nouveau de quitter une émission en direct

Marc Lavoine n’est pas convaincu par la chirurgie esthétique

Remake US d’Intouchables : Bryan Cranston et Kevin Hart officiellement au casting !

EXCLU – Léa Salamé : « Quand on dit que je suis agressive, cela me touche »

Deauville 2016 : Michael Moore annule sa venue sur les planches

Un divorce chez les Windsor : Lady Davina et Gary Lewis se séparent

AlloCinĂ© Home : parce qu’un canapĂ©, ce n’est pas qu’un meuble…

Que devient Philippe Junot, le premier mari de Caroline de Monaco

2017 review: Ferrari fumbles best chance yet of titles

  • November 21, 2019
  • News
  • No Comments

F1i continues to look back over the whole of the 2017 Formula 1 world championship season team-by-team and driver-by-driver. Ferrari is the subject of our penultimate review.


After dropping to third place in 2016, Ferrari returned to Maranello to lick its wounds over the winter. The team went ‘radio silent’ when it came to the media, being much too busy plotting their comeback. And it paid off when they scored a surprise breakthrough in the season opener, when Sebastian Vettel beat Lewis Hamilton in a straight fight in Melbourne.

After that the battle went back and forth. Both teams soon knew they had a real fight on their hands for the championship. Ferrari’s SF70H was proving a genuinely competitive all-rounder, while Mercedes admitted that the W08 was a ‘bit of a diva’. By Monaco, Vettel was 25 points ahead of Hamilton and Ferrari had 17 points over Mercedes.

Unfortunately, that proved to be the high point as far as their challenge went. Vettel still led the drivers standings by the summer break. However, Mercedes was firmly back on top in the constructors. After that the air seemed to go out of the Ferrari effort and they were unable to match a resurgent Mercedes, either on pace or reliability. The Asian leg of the season was particularly damaging, and the team title was formally decided at Austin.

The gloom at Maranello was palpable despite its success at taking five poles and Grand Prix wins in 2017. It had been a major leap forward on the previous year. But the question now is whether Ferrari can carry their momentum into 2018 and go one better, or whether their progress has already stuttered to a halt.

Read more: Sebastian Vettel

Click Here: kenzo men’s new collection

Got Something To Say!

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *