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Vettel feels Red Bull needs winter to close gap

Sebastian Vettel believes Red Bull is likely to need the winter break to make any significant inroads in to Mercedes' current advantage. While Red Bull endured a tough pre-season, the team ran competitively in Australia and has so far scored four podiums as well as one victory courtesy of Daniel Ricciardo in Canada. However, with Red Bull adviser Helmut Marko saying the team would be able to be on the same level as Mercedes next season, Vettel doubts such a big step can be made because of a lack of relative progress so far this year. “It's difficult to say,” Vettel said when asked if 2015 was a realistic timeframe to catch Mercedes. “Obviously right now the gap is very big and we...
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