But it was a win his team identified as crucial to his self-belief and confidence for his title defence. This was also Mercedes' first one-two of the campaign and sent them back on top.
Vettel has fallen 17 points behind Lewis Hamilton after finishing fourth in Barcelona, though he was just a place behind the eventual race-winner before Ferrari pitted him again under the Virtual Safety Car. However, Hamilton's pace was no match for other drivers as he won the race with a gap of over 20 seconds over teammate Valtteri Bottas, while Red Bull'sMax Verstappen finished third, taking his first podium of the year after an early retirement from Kimi Raikkonen.
"Today we just didn't have the right pace, Mercedes was faster than us and we hadn't many chances", Vettel said. "The best ones are sensitive and fragile", he said.
They may have been influenced by concerns as to whether the tyres would make it to the end and a potential threat from the Red Bulls of Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo, who made their only stops 15 or so laps later than Ferrari and were on much fresher tyres. "This is a good way to start the weekend".
"So, it was definitely important, and I am happy too especially because I had such a busy week coming into this weekend".
"Today, the auto and myself, I felt that synergy which I hadn't been feeling for the whole year", Hamilton said. This is when we are going to start trying to apply the pressure.
"It's a bit early to say, but I would like to hope it could be part of the turning point", he said.
Brendon Hartley of Toro Rosso did not make it to qualifying because the team was not able to fix his auto after a crash in the final minutes of Saturday's practice. I'm almost in the groove.
Ferrari, who had been very strong in qualifying for the past three races, could not quite find the improvement they needed in Q3 and Vettel did well to be within one-tenth of Hamilton.
He's come in and I think the chairman would've told him we need to be a Premier League club next season, full stop. West Ham have won just one of the last 19 Premier League meetings: 3-2 at Goodison Park in March 2016.
No one in PGA Tour history has failed to win an event with a seven-stroke lead entering the final 18 holes. That's sometimes unsustainable, but Simpson delivered answers with his iron play and approach shots.
An Iranian spokesman said Zarif will also visit Moscow and Brussels to hold meetings during the current trip. Traditionally, Iranian officials do not respond to Israeli claims, saying they do not merit an answer.
The 21-year-old Brazilian winger has been strongly linked with a move to the Premier League in the upcoming transfer window. Malcom has 10 targets in 30 league begins for Bordeaux this season and is considered price within the area of £40million.
Thibaut Courtois is expected to replace Willy Cabellero in the Chelsea net after recovering from a back injury. After the Huddersfield game, he said in no uncertain terms that Roman Abramovich will decide his future.
Lomachenko connected with a quick combination to Linares' head about 10 seconds before the second round ended. He wants to capture more titles - but it's not clear if he will go for more belts at 135 or return to 130.
Dallas Fort Worth and the Los Angeles are considered to be the pioneer cities in having the first flying ride sharing network. Uber has released more information about its concept fleet of flying taxis the company started talking about a year ago .
The weigh-in drama then led to a very motivated Cooper, who seemed to be looking for some revenge on Dern. Cooper started the fight aggressively, taking control of the center of the octagon and landed left hands.
Israelis and Iranians exchange fire
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Zverev captures Madrid Open title to cap dominant week
With Thiem unable to even threaten to break back, Zverev sealed the win with the first of his two Championship points. After conceding an early break for 2-0, Thiem's only sniff came at 5-4 when he opened up 0-30 on the Zverev serve.
Iranians Protest Trump's Withdrawal From Nuclear Deal
President Trump made a historically correct decision but the Iranian people must also take action to get their country back. Ripping-up the JCPOA deal makes this policy choice clear. "It is not solving any of our problems", she added.
Seattle Mariners at Detroit Tigers Game Two
Cano had a cast wrapped around his right arm during the game to cover the fractured fifth metacarpal in his right hand. Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano broke a finger in his right hand when he was hit by a pitch in the third inning.
USA intercepts Russian jets near Alaska
The latest bomber incursion reportedly seems to be part of a pattern of Russian nuclear coercion aimed at the United States. Intercepts in the zone occurred about 60 times from 2007 to 2017, The New York Times reported past year .
At least four dead as blasts, gunfire rock Afghan city
However, the Taliban is now taking part in its annual spring offensive and has launched a number of attacks in recent weeks. No individual or group including the Taliban militants has so far claimed responsibility behind the attack.
This is when Mothers Day Weekend will be the driest
By Tuesday morning, a few showers and storms will linger. "Each day will feature a chance of late-day showers and thunderstorms". Tonight: Partly cloudy - low around 72 with south wind 9 to 14 miles per hour gust as high as 22 miles per hour .
Five keys for Sixers to stay alive vs. Celtics
But Sixers fans better hope the Celtics underdog ride doesn't get past the Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference Finals . He found some life in Game 4, but the Celtics' three wins all came in games in which Simmons was mostly a non-factor.
Stamp Out Hunger Postal Carriers Food Drive TODAY
Letter carriers walk through eastern Idaho cities every day, often coming face to face with the hard realities in our communities. Normally, letter carriers just drop things off at a mailbox - but on Saturday, they had to pick something up, too.
'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Clip: When Han Met Lando
It's believed that the soundtrack is organized chronologically like most Star Wars soundtracks have done in the past. Ahead of the movie's release on May 25, Star Wars: Battlefront II will launch a Han Solo season .
Israel Orders Human Rights Watch Official Deported
Human Rights Watch stands fully behind Shakir and has retained counsel to challenge the decision before an Israeli court. The group said it applied in January 2018 to extend Shakir's work visa, which was due to expire on March 31.
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This would greatly reduce overall costs of getting payloads into the air. "It would also speed up many aspects of our daily life". That's more than half of the estimated overall $62 million price of the Falcon 9, according to various trade publications.