Monza showed how far Ferrari has fallen

Monza showed how far Ferrari has fallen

Ferrari tried to put a positive spin on its Italian Grand Prix after at least executing its race well and beating Red Bull, but the gap to Mercedes was what it should have been focused on

Ferrari drivers Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen seemed pretty pleased to finish a distant third and fourth in the Italian Grand Prix, which is surprising given the events of this Monza weekend showcased starkly just how far Mercedes' rivals still have to travel before they can make a real race of Formula 1 again.

Carrying the fight to Mercedes was the great expectation within the corridors of Maranello for this season, but things haven't panned out as hoped.

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