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Vettel switching chassis in bid to salvage title defence

Sebastian Vettel is switching to a different Red Bull chassis this weekend in a desperate bid to salvage his title defence after being outpaced by rivals Mercedes so far this year. The four-time world champion said it was a move that was aimed at helping the team to understand why the German driver had languished behind his rivals, including new Red Bull teammate, Australian Daniel Ricciardo. "I think we concluded after China, where we were quite a little bit behind, to change the chassis," Vettel said. "It is not a new chassis, it is an old one we used in testing in the winter and we have some experience with it. "It is just to try everything we can." Vettel...
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