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Aston Martin underperformance rooted in 'draggy' car – Vettel

Sebastian Vettel says a "draggy car" coupled with a lack of downforce has left Aston Martin stranded in the lower half of the field this season. The Silverstone-based outfit's maiden F1 season under its prestigious new name has been a disappointing affair, marked by inconsistent performances by its star driver and teammate Lance Stroll. Like Mercedes, Aston Martin's original low-rake design wasn't helped by the tweak in the aero rules introduced by F1 ahead of the start of the 2021 season. But while the Brackley squad was able to eventually adapt its car to the changes, and very efficiently at that, Aston Martin's AMR21 has been seemingly stuck in a hole all season long, and...
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