Vettel backed by rivals over “harsh” penalty

Vettel picked up the penalties on Friday for failing to slow down sufficiently during a red flag period in the first practice session, after Charles Leclerc’s Sauber had deposited gravel on the track on the exit of Turn 9 and through the left-hand Turn 10 kink. Although video footage showed the Ferrari driver had backed off considerably through the esses approaching that part of the track ... Keep reading