Abu Dhabi

Last Race: 23rd Nov Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi GP Results
Pos Driver
1 Lewis Hamilton
2 Felipe Massa
3 Valtteri Bottas

'Bulls won't benefit from Merc spat'

Friday 6th June 2014

Share:

'Bulls won't benefit from Merc spat'

'Bulls won't benefit from Merc spat'

Sebastian Vettel is not counting on the Mercedes spat playing into Red Bull's hands, saying the drivers are "clever enough" not to collide.

Last time out in Monaco tensions boiled over at Mercedes with Lewis Hamilton threatening to deal with Nico Rosberg in the same manner Ayrton Senna dealt with Alain Prost.

That on-track clash id not materialise and now, days later, everyone is claiming the feud is over.

However, even if it was not, Vettel doubts Red Bull doubts Red Bull could take advantage of it.

"If they hit each other then it's good for us... They take points away from each other, but they are clever enough not to [collide], so you can't rely on that," Vettel told Autosport.

"And with that many races to go I don't think it makes a big difference if there is one race where they take each other out. At the moment they have quite a big lead.

"Maybe double points at the last race... who knows. We have to look after ourselves and go race by race and then soon enough you'll be kind enough to remind us where we are."

Vettel's Maiden Ferrari Run

Editor's Picks

McLaren Made Right Choice

McLaren Made Right Choice

McLaren have finally announced they are retaining Jenson Button for 2015. Here are ten reasons why they made the right choice...

PF1 Prediction Results

PF1 Prediction Results

The results are in and Frank Hopkinson turns into an oracle with his scary prediction about safety in F1...

Ten Best Drives Of 2014

Ten Best Drives Of 2014

Andrew Davies looks at the outstanding race performances this season, not always by drivers who made it onto the podium...

Ten Stupid Moments

Ten Stupid Moments

We've had our fair share of stupid moments in F1 this year and Andrew Davies has rounded up some of the best (or worst)...

Xmas Shopping F1 Style

Xmas Shopping F1 Style

PlanetF1 has teamed up with Memento Exclusives to offer you the best F1 Christmas shopping - and there's an extra something...