F1 figures say Vettel favourite for 2011

By on Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Mar.22 (GMM) Leading F1 bosses believe Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull are well-placed to defend their titles in 2011.

"The favourite is always the reigning champion, so it's Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull," Mercedes' Norbert Haug is quoted by Germany's Auto Motor und Sport.

Toro Rosso boss Franz Tost agrees: "They (Vettel and Red Bull) have shown very good performance in all the tests."

And Sir Frank Williams said: "Red Bull and Ferrari will lead the field once again."

Agreed HRT's Colin Kolles: "Red Bull have the strongest package."

"My gut feeling about the favourite is Vettel," said Peter Sauber.

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