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Sebastian Vettel’s woes continue with grid penalty

Reigning World Champion Sebastian Vettel’s weekend woes have continued with the German being struck with a five place grid penalty for the Spanish Grand Prix, after requiring a gearbox change due to his mechanical gremlins which returned during the top ten shootout in qualifying. After failing to set a timed lap in the segment, Vettel ended the session a lowly 10th overall. After leaving his garage to begin his first lap in the all-important top ten shootout, Sebastian Vettel slowed drastically as he lost second gear. Despite continuing out onto the Circuit de Catalunya under the impression that a flying lap could still be achieved without second gear, the remaining gears eventually...
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