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F1 News: Sebastian Vettel Crashes His Aston Martin Out Of FP3

After missing the first two Grand Prix of the 2022 F1 season, Sebastian Vettel has crashed out of FP3 of the Australian Grand Prix leaving Aston Martin with a rush job to get it repaired for qualifying later today.

The incident occurred at Turn 10 after the Aston lost traction, pushing him into the barriers on the left side of the track.

Vettel has spent less than two hours on-track this season thanks to a positive COVID test pulling him out of both the Bahrain and Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, and to add salt to the wound, the German racing driver was fined €5,000 after hilariously driving a scooter back to the pits after his car suffered an engine failure during FP2.

We hope Vettel has some better luck during qualifying – it’s great to have him back.

Alex Harrington

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