Red Bull-Renault RB9
Strategy: 1 stop (medium/hard)
The Vettel/Red Bull combination was imperious all weekend, so it was no surprise to see him control the race while appearing not to break sweat. While some criticise him for having the best car, he did not put a foot wrong on a weekend when several other drivers did just that in machinery capable of fighting for strong results.
Dominance always looks easy, but it takes a classy driver to make it look that straightforward.
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Edd Straw is Editor-in-Chief of Autosport, overseeing both print and digital versions of the brand. Edd has worked for Autosport since joining as a junior reporter in 2002. He became Editor in November 2014, having previously worked as National Editor, News Editor and Grand Prix Editor.
Originally from Guernsey in the Channel Islands, he joined Autosport shortly after graduating from university. He went on to cover a wide range of categories from club motorsport to the World Touring Car Championship and Le Mans to Formula 3 before switching to F1 full-time at the 2008 French Grand Prix. He continues to cover a range of international events in his position as Editor-in-Chief.
In his spare time, he was formerly a club racer whose abilities did not match his enthusiasm in a variety of categories.