Now is the time Vettel must emulate Schumacher

Now is the time Vettel must emulate Schumacher

Sebastian Vettel stands at a career crossroads as he enters his fifth season at Ferrari. It's at this point that Michael Schumacher hit his winning stride and notched up five world championships in a row. It's also when Fernando Alonso slammed the door on his way out after five frustrating seasons. This is the last chance for fast but fragile Vettel to take control of his destiny

Sebastian Vettel finished 2018 a beaten man, demonstrating equal parts realism and denial. As he reflected on where things had gone wrong, he seemed to grasp the problem. But did he have it in focus? For under different circumstances, this man could have emerged from last season as world champion.

At the very least he should have taken his title fight with Lewis Hamilton to the final race. Instead, he meekly surrendered to 
the Mercedes driver in Mexico, with two races still to go.

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