Vettel frustrated by "disruptive day" as Ferrari endure more woe
Sebastian Vettel endured another day of frustration as thorny issues blighted his preparation for the British Grand Prix.
Vettel completed just 23 laps across the two practice sessions at Silverstone due to reliability problems, sparked by a minor fault with the intercooler system in FP1.
That resulted in him sitting out the session, bar for two installation laps, and finishing at the foot of the timesheet without recording a lap time.
In FP2, Ferrari was forced to change the pedals in Vettel's SF1000, while he also complained of power issues at one stage, leaving him down in 18th, 1.856s down on pacesetter Lance Stroll in his Racing Point.
"It was a disruptive day," said Vettel. "We had an issue with the brake pedal and we had to stop and fix that, so it was a bit difficult to get into a rhythm but I think overall, little bits to learn from and take away for tomorrow.
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