sport news Sebastian Vettel wins first race in over a YEAR at Singapore Grand Prix

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Sebastian Vettel wins first race in over a YEAR after leapfrogging furious Ferrari team-mate Charles Leclerc to take victory at the Singapore Grand Prix... with Lewis Hamilton forced to settle for fourth

By Jonathan Mcevoy For Mail Online

Published: 15:19 BST, 22 September 2019 | Updated: 15:19 BST, 22 September 2019

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Sebastian Vettel ended his victory drought by winning the Singapore Grand Prix, with a helping hand from his Ferrari masters.

The 32-year-old German was kindly given the advantageous strategy – a favouritism that controversially cost his team-mate Charles Leclerc, the pole-sitter, a third consecutive triumph.

As it was, Vettel ended his 22-race losing streak stretching over 392 days. A furious Leclerc finished second with Max Verstappen third and Lewis Hamilton fourth.

World champion Hamilton, who had started third behind the two red cars, was hampered by a strange strategy call by his Mercedes team. Rather than undercut the Ferraris or follow Leclerc, then

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