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Sport Alonso admits Vettel tussle wasn’t ‘fair fight’

14:30  16 april  2018
14:30  16 april  2018 Source:   planetf1.com

Vettel on pole, Hamilton starts ninth

  Vettel on pole, Hamilton starts ninth Sebastian Vettel will start the Bahrain GP on pole positions at the front of a Ferrari one-two - and eight places ahead of Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton. Vettel edged out Scuderia team-mate Kimi Raikkonen with a late surge which the team hailed as a "lion's lap".Lewis Hamilton, who will be hit with a grid penalty due to an unscheduled gearbox change, was only fourth quickest.INITIAL CLASSIFICATION (END OF QUALIFYING): A first pole of 2018 for Sebastian Vettel #BahrainGP

  Alonso admits Vettel tussle wasn’t ‘fair fight’ © Getty Images

Fernando Alonso says his brief battle with Sebastian Vettel in China wasn't a "fair fight" as the German's Ferrari was damaged.

Alonso grabbed seventh place off Vettel on the penultimate lap of the Chinese Grand Prix, taking advantage of the Ferrari driver's woes.

Vettel, who had at one stage been fighting for the win, was hit by Max Verstappen and was struggling with a damaged SF71H.

Alonso took advantage.

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