Five themes to watch for in Turkey

Five themes to watch for in Turkey

Is there any chance of another Red Bull collision in Turkey? Can Mercedes win, and will Williams finally have something to smile about? Edd Straw analyses the Istanbul pre-race storylines

Vettel's domination

Sebastian Vettel's heavy Friday morning crash at the exit of Turn 8 didn't derail him in qualifying despite costing him the bulk of the available track time on day one. He was immediately back on the pace and never looked like missing out on his 19th pole position.

So what can stop him making it three wins out of four on Sunday afternoon? KERS is perhaps the biggest concern, with cooling problems continuing to afflict the team. If Vettel doesn't have the power boost to help repulse attacks during the race, he could prove to be a sitting duck. Fortunately, he has team-mate Mark Webber behind him, who could end up with similar problems despite a smoother weekend so far than he endured in China three weeks ago - and he might not have KERS either!

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