Red Bull’s legal traction control explained?

Many theories have been circulating the internet and the paddock as to how Sebastian Vettel was so dominant in Singapore. Those theories grew stronger when former team-owner Giancarlo Minardi suggested Red Bull, at least on Vettel’s car, were running a form of traction control.

It would obviously be absurd for Red Bull to do such a thing as traction control is illegal and would be fairly easy to identify as all the teams use a homologated electronic control unit (ECU) produced by McLaren Electronics.

However, Vettel’s two-second a lap advantage around a slow, corner heavy circuit such as Singapore – the perfect layout for traction control – cannot simply be down to talent alone. Click here for more