Is Ferrari in trouble in Bahrain?

Is Ferrari in trouble in Bahrain?

After nearly winning in Australia, Ferrari tumbled away from Mercedes in Bahrain practice. BEN ANDERSON investigates how representative those Friday results - and McLaren's impressive pace - were

There will probably be plenty of furrowed brows in the Ferrari garage right now, and not just because Sebastian Vettel's Formula 1 car finished Friday practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix on the back of a flatbed truck.

The loose left-rear that caused Vettel to lose drive and pull off the track late in the second session was an obvious low point, but this was also a messy day for the Scuderia, after which both its cars were left well adrift of the pacesetting Mercedes - and trailing both Jenson Button's McLaren-Honda and Max Verstappen's Toro Rosso.

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