Sebastian Vettel is third in the drivers’ championship with 52 pointsFerrari’s Sebastian Vettel says Mercedes consistent success in Formula 1 is “boring”.The world champions have taken one-two finishes in the first four races of 2019 – after winning the past five drivers’ and constructors’ titles.”Boring, isn’t it?” Vettel said. “So boring. It’s not just four…

Sunday’s Chinese GP is live on the BBC Sport website and 5 live from 07:10 BST on SundaySebastian Vettel will continue to be given priority as Ferrari’s number one driver, team boss Mattia Binotto says.The policy had been questioned after team-mate Charles Leclerc dominated the Bahrain Grand Prix until a late engine problem cost him…

Listen to second practice from 06:55 BST on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports ExtraSebastian Vettel set the pace in first practice as Ferrari hinted they could be the team to beat at the Chinese Grand Prix this weekend. Vettel finished the first session 0.207 seconds ahead of Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton – but the German was…

Charles Leclerc (right) was at Sauber last season and replaced Kimi Raikkonen at FerrariSebastian Vettel says his new Ferrari team-mate Charles Leclerc will push him hard throughout this season.Leclerc, who has replaced Kimi Raikkonen, was told to stay behind fourth-placed Vettel in the closing stages of the Australian Grand Prix.Vettel said: “He’ll put a lot…

Vettel says his Ferrari “feels good” despite crashing early on in the sessionSebastian Vettel crashed his Ferrari on the second day of the final pre-season test in Barcelona, severely curtailing the team’s running.Vettel lost control after what the team described as “a mechanical problem” at the 150mph Turn Three and hit the barriers, causing extensive…