How Ferrari has cut into Mercedes' advantage

How Ferrari has cut into Mercedes' advantage

A thrilling Spanish Grand Prix put Ferrari and Mercedes wheel-to-wheel, but more telling was the Italian team's overall performance - and the updates that have made it a credible long-term threat to F1's recent dominator

The Spanish Grand Prix served up a very exciting race in the battle between Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel. But what it didn't deliver was a clear indication of whether Ferrari or Mercedes has the fastest car.

Mercedes and Ferrari are clearly in a different league to the rest in race conditions. Between the two it is going to be all about the development war and who gets the breaks or makes the best calls when it comes to strategy, as we saw at Barcelona.

To continue reading this feature...

You must have an AUTOSPORT+ subscription. Prices start from just $1.50 per week and give you full unrestriced access to all news and features. View package options? Magazine subscriber?

AUTOSPORT+

from just $1.50 per week

  • Get unlimited access to AUTOSPORT with news and views from the paddock
  • Enjoy AUTOSPORT+: subscriber-only analysis, comment and top-quality pictures
  • Explore every F1 stat in the world’s best motorsport database

Pay as you go

Read this feature right now for just

39c