SEE: Does struggling Vettel still stand a chance of beating dominant Hamilton to the 2018 title? F1 driver standings so far

SEE: Does struggling Vettel still stand a chance of beating dominant Hamilton to the 2018 title? F1 driver standings so far
Double-moves like Vettels on Hamilton in Russia clarified by FIA
Where's Ferrari's pace gone? With Ferrari gradually falling behind Mercedes, Ben Anderson and Stuart Codling analyse why the early-season pacesetter has fallen away in 2018

The disputed legacy of an F1 legend McLaren's MP4/4 redefined dominance in F1, but its origins are subject to a dispute involving one of motorsport's most famous designers

The miracle of Yamaha's Buriram resurgence In association with Tata Communications: Yamaha was back on form in MotoGP's first ever Thailand race, but found itself at a loss to explain why

The FIA has told the Formula 1 field that if drivers make two separate defensive moves in the same direction in the future they risk being penalised…

Where's Ferrari's pace gone? With Ferrari gradually falling behind Mercedes, Ben Anderson and Stuart Codling analyse why the early-season pacesetter has fallen away in 2018

The disputed legacy of an F1 legend McLaren's MP4/4 redefined dominance in F1, but its origins are subject to a dispute involving one of motorsport's most famous designers

The miracle of Yamaha's Buriram resurgence In association with Tata Communications: Yamaha was back on form in MotoGP's first ever Thailand race, but found itself at a loss to explain why

Liberty should have settled Alonsos F1 future Fernando Alonso is leaving Formula 1 at the end of 2018, but he's not retiring from motorsport. PETER WINDSOR suggests Liberty Media should and possibly could have done more to keep one of the championship's biggest names from walking away 1539302400 F1

Why the right F1 driver is 'screwed' for 2019 With Williams signing George Russell for the 2019 Formula 1 season, it seems highly likely that Esteban Ocon will miss out on a seat for next year. But the development makes sense for both Mercedes junior drivers 1539302400 F1

Farewell to touring car racing's greatest team boss Charly Lamm and the Schnitzer Motorsport name are almost interchangeable. When he steps down at the end of 2018, the absence of a driving force behind the touring car world's greatest empire will undeniably leave a huge void 1539216000 Other

The email that led to a Mercedes fightback Blaming Ferrari's blunders for Mercedes surging to another Formula 1 world title is too simplistic. The Silver Arrows' turnaround played a massive part, and it started with a single email 1539216000 F1

Wolff trying to stay out of Mercedes strategies Mercedes Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff says his team is continuing to tighten its radio communications after incidents this season, and is trying to stay out of strategy discussions himself 1539349020 F1

Russell made call that led to Williams drive George Russell has revealed he called Williams chief technical officer Paddy Lowe before this year's German Grand Prix to request a meeting with the team over a Formula 1 drive 1539342508 F1

Russell secures Williams F1 seat for 2019 Formula 2 title favourite and Mercedes protege George Russell has secured a Williams Formula 1 drive for the 2019 season 1539336501 F1

Ricciardo: Qualifying vs Verstappen 'pretty bleak' Daniel Ricciardo believes his "pretty bleak" qualifying record this season is a result of taking too long to understand his Red Bull Formula 1 car at races 1539334976 F1

Verstappen: Red Bull ruled out MotoGP run Max Verstappen says his Formula 1 employer Red Bull forbade him from trying out a MotoGP bike on the grounds that it would be "too dangerous" 1539278784 F1

Wolff: 2019 changes can turn F1 'upside down' Mercedes boss Toto Wolff reckons changes to aerodynamic rules for 2019 could mix up Formula 1's competitive order and allow a team to gain an early advantage 1539270268 F1

Russell secures Williams F1 seat for 2019 Formula 2 title favourite and Mercedes protege George Russell has secured a Williams Formula 1 drive for the 2019 season 1539336501 F1

Vandoorne set for 2018/19 FE move with HWA McLaren Formula 1 driver Stoffel Vandoorne is set for a drive with the HWA Formula E team in the 2018/19 season, Autosport understands 1539348018 FE

Russell made call that led to Williams drive George Russell has revealed he called Williams chief technical officer Paddy Lowe before this year's German Grand Prix to request a meeting with the team over a Formula 1 drive 1539342508 F1

Wolff trying to stay out of Mercedes strategies Mercedes Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff says his team is continuing to tighten its radio communications after incidents this season, and is trying to stay out of strategy discussions himself 1539349020 F1

Legge to lead all-female IMSA Acura team Former IndyCar drivers Katherine Legge, Ana Beatriz and Simona de Silvestro will form part of an all-female line-up in a Michael Shank Racing-run Acura in the 2019 IMSA SportsCar Championship 1539356345 IMSA

Red Bull, Mercedes helped Aston DTM project Red Bull chiefs Christian Horner and Helmut Marko were a catalyst behind the new R-Motorsport Aston Martin DTM project, which will enter the series in 2019 1539348833 DTM

Former Formula 1 driver Robert Doornbos has joined those who are critical of Sebastian Vettel and Ferraris handling of their 2018 title quest.

Now with just four races to go, winning the championship seems like an impossible task for German Vettel, despite recently having the best car in the field.

Doornbos, a former Red Bull driver, said Vettels failed move on Max Verstappen was just the latest example of a critical error in 2018.

“Why did he have to be so eager? Its incomprehensible, when so much is at stake for him and his team, to put himself in an impossible position next to Max,” the Dutchman told Ziggo Sport.

“If I dont go for that gap and the gap was there, might as well stay at home”Listen to Sebastian Vettels radio message to his team after a #JapaneseGP that saw his title hopes all but disappear pic.twitter.com/XfZNvXM6W5

“It went away so quickly. After 10 races he was 8 points ahead of Hamilton and 7 races later hes 67 points behind and its over,” he said.

Doornbos thinks the fact that Ferrari has decided to oust Vettels teammate and friend Kimi Raikkonen is a sign that the Maranello team “no longer always listens to Seb”.

“Vettel must be challenged and Kimi does not. So theyre putting a young dog (Charles Leclerc) next to him and lets see what happens. Its time for a fresh wind.

“The mental war has clearly been won by Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes. In bad times there is often a hint of panic in Ferrari,” he said.