By Jonathan Mcevoy For Mail Online
Published: 15:19 BST, 22 September 2019 | Updated: 15:19 BST, 22 September 2019
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