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Why Sebastian Vettel’s Ferrari Will Be the Only Real Threat to Mercedes in 2016

Sebastian Vettel's victory at the 2015 Malaysian Grand Prix was one of the most significant moments in recent Formula One history. That it was the German on top of the podium meant very little, and a 222nd win for the Ferrari team would usually have passed by with little ceremony. They might have baked a cake had it been their 200th, but 222 doesn't mean much to anyone. But this win mattered a great deal because it marked the first time Mercedes had been beaten in a straight, clean fight since the start of the V6 turbo era. They didn't break down, they didn't crash and wet weather did not intervene. The high track temperature played a big part, but Mercedes were simply not good enough to win—and it was the first time in 21 races that ...

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