Sebastian Vettel on a rare excursion from the pits during testing
Reigning champion Sebastian Vettel has not even completed a full race distance in his new Red Bull machine.
Yet, counter-intuitive as it may seem, his likely struggles in the opening races could end up being the worst possible news for his rivals.
Vettel is not used to this type of situation. Not since his debut season in 2008 has he started the year in a car that has virtually no chance of winning the opening race. Never has he begun the year in a car that is potentially even at risk of not even starting it.
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