Sebastian Vettel says he is glad that there were no fans at Monza this year after Ferrari endured another nightmare showing at the Italian Grand Prix.
Having struggled for pace in qualifying, both Vettel and Charles Leclerc failed to make it to the chequered flag after both were forced out in spectacular incidents.
Vettel suffered brake failure at the first chicane and smashed through the polystyrene blocks in the escape road, while Leclerc had an off at Parabolica and crashed heavily – bringing out a red flag.
Reflecting on another bruising encounter for the Maranello team, Vettel said that it was probably a blessing in disguise that the loyal tifosi were not there to witness what happened.
“I think this year is very different and I think probably in that regard it is good that there are no fans,” he said.
“Life is like this. It always depends where you