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F1 conspiracy theory
Am I the only person to see the possibility of some serious cheating from Ferrari??
Haas F1 2018 car is virtually a 2017 Ferrari and since their joining F1 they have liaised heavily with Maranello, what a coincidence that both Haas cars had an insecurely mounted wheel at their pit stop and despite the mechanics frantically gesticulating the fact, the team released both cars. The first one stopped on track in a safe place so no problem for the race, however the second unfortunate error stopped the car in an unsafe area, calling for firstly a virtual safety car followed by a full safety car period.
This gave Ferrari and Sebastian Vettel a free pit stop allowing him to jump into first position on track.
With the circuit being one where overtaking is almost impossible, a very lucky break.
It wouldn't be the first time such incidents have been engineered to alter the outcome!
Proving such a thing is of course unlikely but surely worth some speculation.