Inside Red Bull's fraught Brazil win

Inside Red Bull's fraught Brazil win

Red Bull scored another one-two in Brazil, but it was a complicated affair dominated by Sebastian Vettel's gearbox angst. Adam Cooper got the inside story from the team

Reliability is so solid in Formula 1 these days that when a driver loses a grand prix victory to a mechanical problem it comes as a surprise. Look back at history and you'll discover that great drivers from Fangio to Clark to Senna could have scored many more victories than they did had their cars had the sort of bulletproof characteristics normally enjoyed by Sebastian Vettel.

That said, many, many drivers have inherited victories after not just one but several drivers ahead were forced to retire. The point is that they all count, and getting to the end without problems is part of the game.

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