The German, and Ferrari in general, are yet to win a race so far, with Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas, and Max Verstappen the only three drivers who have emerged victorious, while Vettel is down in fourth in the drivers’ championship.
The British Grand Prix on Sunday was arguably a new low for Vettel, as he ended up finishing in 16th after crashed into the back of Max Verstappen - a collision which he was unable to recover from, while the Dutchman finished fifth. He has since admitted responsibility for the incident.
Through the second half of last season into the new campaign, these errors have significantly hurt Vettel’s title chances, with Hamilton running away with the lead in 2019.
However, the Brit has backed his rival to get back to his best.
“I loved competing against Ferrari last year,” Hamilton said after winning the British GP.
“I wish the battle [at Silverstone] was with the Ferraris.
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