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MAY 20, 2010

Vettel To Drive New Chassis In Turkey

Red Bull Racing will field a new chassis for Sebastian Vettel in the Turkish GP meeting starting on May 28.

After examining the race cars back at its Milton Keynes premises on the return from Monaco, Red Bull has said that Vettel's car was discovered to have an undisclosed 'defect' and that the German will drive a new car in round 7 of the championship.

Vettel has been outpaced in the last two races, Barcelona and Monaco, by team mate Mark Webber and has been unhappy with his car balance. He has driven the same monocoque “ chassis number three “ all season.

The first RB6 chassis was used for pre-season testing, chassis number two was Webber's Bahrain race car and, after that, the Australian has used chassis number four.

After Vettel started the season the stronger of the two drivers, but Webber now has two victories to his team mate's one and they have had three pole positions each. They currently top the championship table with 88 points each.