No damage to Vettel gearbox, can be used in Japan GP learned that after reviewing Ferrari's Maranello, Sebastian Vettel found no damage to the gearbox and that the gearbox could be used in Japan.


Vettel, who finished the race in the fourth place in the last row, slowly moved towards the pit road with the finish of the race.

However, the German pilot was in contact with the slowly progressing Stroll, and the left rear of the vehicle was severely damaged.

It was suspected that Vettel's gearbox was damaged and that it could get a five-line grid penalty for the race to be held this weekend.

Ferrari sent the gearbox to Maranello to analyze the size of the damage.


According to information obtained from, the Italian team did not find any problems in the gearbox after the lengthy analysis that prevented them from competing in the gearbox.

The third Saturday, the team will test this gearbox and look at everything before the qualifying round.

Vettel is 34 points behind Hamilton in the drivers championship.